NTU Bell Facebook Group


The Newark Teachers Union has expanded our outreach to our Bilingual and ELL Teachers by creating the (NTU Bell) Newark Teachers Union Bilingual/English Language Learner Committee Facebook Page.

Please join us!



In addition, we will be having a workshop soon to discuss changes to State Code around Bilingual and ELL/ESL instruction.   More info to come!

In Solidarity,

Mike Maillaro


NTU Update - September September 15, 2015


In the interest of keeping you informed, we would like to share this report with you:

On Tuesday morning, myself, Secretary/Treasurer Michael Iovino, Director of Communication Mike Maillaro and Staff Representative Michael Caputo had a productive meeting with Superintendent Cerf and his team regarding the Evaluation Framework.  It was evident that this will be an ongoing and robust discussion, however, we did have some concrete results:



Back to School Resources

Get ready for back to school with this hand-picked collection of free lesson plans and classroom activities perfect for the first days back.


Letter from President - September 2015

Dear Colleagues,

As you start your journey with the Newark Public Schools, the NTU will always be here to support you  professionally and personally. 

The NTU can only be successful if we stand in unity to best advocate for our rights and the rights of the students and  citizens of Newark. 

We ask that you meet with your  building representative, and come down to the NTU office to meet the NTU staff at any time!  This is your Union, and we look forward to working with you for years to come!

In Solidarity,

John M. Abeigon,




Turnaround schools - Reformist chaos

The latest round of state-mandated school “reforms” imposed on the children, parents, and employees in the Newark public schools has created a bizarre situation in which virtually the entire staffs of


Letter from President - July 2015

Dear Colleagues,
On behalf of the entire United for Change slate and myself, I want to thank everyone who voted in this past Newark Teachers Union election of officers & made our victory a resounding success. Now it is incumbent upon all of us to fulfill our promise of revitalizing the Newark Teachers Union.