BTU News Updates
Applications are now open for the AFT/BTU Teacher Leader Fellowship for the 2014-15 school year. BTU Members will be selected to join a nationwide teacher-leaders network by conducting action research on the effects on our schools of policy at all levels.
The Dearborn community has raised its voice against the School Department's plan to move an in-district Horace Mann charter school into the site where the Dearborn currently resides.
More than 100 teachers, 83% of them rated proficient or excellent, are still in limbo as we open the school year. Instead of placing these professionals in real vacancies, the department has assigned them in "suitable professional capacity" to a variety of positions -- as substitute teachers, co-teachers, and the like. Each of these teachers is experienced, vetted, recruited and trained by the district.\
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
In April 2013, MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard “Dic” Donohue, Jr. was shot in an intense gun battle with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. Officer Donohue required more than 46 blood products including red cells, platelets and plasma to help...
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us on Tuesday, September 22 from 6-8 PM for the next Parent Advisory Committee meeting to finish planning the Parent Conference in November. This is open to all BPS parents/guardians. Please RSVP to Jessica.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 5:30pm
We are forming a local network of teachers working to improve outcomes for Boston students in upper level STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) courses. Come learn about the teacher-led Networked Improvement Community (NIC)...
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Jobs with Justice, 3353 Washington Street, Jamaica Plain
Our meeting schedule has changed! The full membership now meets the last Thursday of every month with each of the three breakout committees meeting at least once in the weeks prior to the full meeting.