Updated August 12, 2020
In this issue:
1) Member Recognition Awards
2) Celebrating the Week of the Young Child
3) NTU Legal Update
And Much More!
At this year’s Hall of Fame, we are looking to honor ten members who go above and beyond in education, the school, and the community. Who are these members? They’re the ones who stop and help you put up a bulletin board, cutting into their own lunch period. They’re the ones who ask staff-centric questions at staff meetings and get away with it because they’re knowledgeable and respected by colleagues and administration alike.
In this issue
1) Contract Update
2) The importance of Building Reps
1) Negotiations Update
2) Online PD Opportunity
3) Evaluation Tips
4) Legal Update
COMPETENCY 2 RIGOR AND INCLUSIVENESS
Tailoring is pretty important. I actually believe that it's something we do in Newark MUCH better than I have seen or experienced in most school districts around us. The MOST IMPORTANT thing to remember about tailoring is this...if ALL students in your class have access to it...then it is NOT tailoring.
“A majority of American teens say they are worried about a shooting happening at their school. Let that sink in,” AFT President Randi Weingarten writes in her latest column for the New York Times. “Young people are demanding meaningful action beyond ‘thoughts and prayers.’ They know, as do law enforcement officers and educators, that there are effective ways to address gun violence.” Read more about the proven strategies that would enhance school safety and reduce gun violence.