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:
From April 26 to April 30, the Friends of the Westfield Memorial Library will be offering any teacher with proof of employment "buy 1, get 1 free" on regularly priced books during its annual used book, dvd and cd sale. The book sale financially supports the Library and such expensive Friends’ activities as the Children's Programs and the Museum Guest Passes. Regular prices are $2 for hard backs; $1.50 for trade paperbacks and $.50 for paperbacks. On April 29, all items will be half-price and on April 30 $5 buys a supermarket bag full of items, with each additional bag only $3.
Next Wednesday, the NTU and AFT will be having a meeting at Malcolm X. Shabazz High School to discuss Community Schools.
We invite anyone interested to know more about Community Schools to join us! It is important that NTU members and the community be involved in this process!
Malcolm X. Shabazz High School
80 Johnson Ave
Attached is a letter the Ed Law Center sent to the Commissioner of Education and the School Development Authority in regards to the high level of lead in our water. We continue to monitor the situation and will report out anything that comes out of this.
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.