Through the AFT Plus/Union Plus program, Union members receive discounts on everything from car rentals to hotels to pet insurance. This is a terrific benefit that more people need to take advantage of.
What's at stake for members and their families? Working families deserve effective representation in government. The first step is to elect people who will stand up for what's right. NTU COPE works to support candidates for local, state and national office who will fight for such important issues as:
1) Advisory Board Update – Carole A. Graves, past Newark Teachers Union President and Special Ed Teacher in the Newark Public Schools, has announced her candidacy for the Newark Public school Advisory Board election to be held April 19, 2016. Her campaign will be reaching out for volunteers.
2) Water Update - No one is to drink or use any water from any NPS school, traditional or charter, until we hear from a reliable source that it's okay to do so. At this point, they simply cannot be trusted. We are pushing for on-site lead testing of any student or staff member who
1) Rx UPDATE – Just this week, a judge ordered NTU members prescription medications "for attorneys’ eyes only." That means that Superintendent Cerf and his staff can't see what meds you're on.
2) NPS Advisory Board Meeting – Wednesday March 16! Arts High! - The attack upon our prescription plan was Cerf’s way of saying that imposition is going to be his way of negotiating. We must take the time this weekend to make personal calls to active members and encourage them to come out to the next Advisory Board Meeting. We cannot and should not rely on other organizations to fight our
We would like to encourage you to take advantage of an incredible opportunity to join Seton Hall University’s Nationally Acclaimed MA and Ed.S degree and certification program in Educational Leadership.
There are two courses offered each semester. One is online and one is in-seat. The in-seat classes are offered twice during the semester on weekends only, and will be held at the Newark Teachers Union (1019 Broad Street, Newark, NJ - parking is available behind the building on Beecher Street).
This degree program is designed for aspiring district leaders who are presently