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NPS Water Emergency Update (Updated March 11, 2016)

There is a water emergency issue at NPS schools. While EPA and the City Dept of Health work it out NTU members are to handle this situation calmly and as instructed by your administrators.

In a 911 we are here to assist not hinder. More info as it comes in.


NTU Members NJTRANSIT Strike Car Pool Hook Up

NTU members who depend on NJ Transit should be preparing for their strike next week now! The name of this Fb Group says it all, and here are some tips:

1) reach out to staff members in your building at Kronos time or through their mailboxes, let them know about your situation,

2) reach out to friends or family at other NPS locations,

3) post your NPS location, pick up location, sign out time and NPS email address here (confirm they are NPS employees), you might find a match.


Next Seton Hall Educational Leadership Cohort starting soon


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). 


Newark Community Schools Initiative

Successful meeting with Mayor Baraka around the South Ward Community Schools Initiative. AFT National Pres Randi Weingarten pledged full support.

Upcoming Workshops

Thursday, March 17, 2015 from 3:45 -5:15p- “Driving Towards Success: Introductory to Google Drive”. 

Wednesday, March 30, 2015 from 3:45 -5:45pm -  “Spark Up!:  Navigating the SPARK Curriculum Website

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 3:45 – 5:15pm  – “Professional Improvement Fund at Its Best

Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 4:15 – 5:15pm – “Let’s Learn Kahoot!


Fighting for a Voice Across Generations

Terrific video produced by the American Federation of Teachers on the history of the Newark Teachers Union.  Featuring former President Carole Graves and current Secretary/Treasurer Michael R. Iovino.