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Our host & guest Chandri Barat, Executive Director of the Barat Foundation will do a presentation on this year’s Creation Nation & 8th Annual Art & Peace Parade, to be followed by open discussion and the free exchange of ideas and project sharing. 



1)      NTU’s New Website: The Newark Teachers Union has launched our new website this week at or  The website is still being expanded, but if you have any suggestions, please reach out to  We also have a new Facebook page and Twitter feed!

2)      NTU Building Reps: We have many buildings without Building Reps at this time.  If you are interested in being your school’s Building Rep, you will receive an application in the next day or so.  Please complete the application, and returned as per instructions.  It is vital that


On September 30, 2015, the NTU had our first NTU Bilingual and English Language Learner meeting of the year. 


AFT President Randi Weingarten visits Newark's South Street School


American Federation of President Randi Weingarten, NTU President John Abeigon, and AFT NJ President Donna Chiera visited Newark's South Street School last week.

- What time does it run until?

Parent Conferences runs no later than 7 PM.

- Who has to attend?  

All instructional staff  - administrators, teachers, tutors, guidance counselors, Social Workers, nurses, parent liasions and child study team members

- Who does not have to attend?

Teacher aides, one-on-one aides, and clerks,

- What do we do about dinner?

Principals are to make provision for light refreshments, spending no more than $5.00 per staff member from the school's SLC allocation

-When is the food supposed to arrive?

Between 4:15 and 5:00 PM  Schedules should be organized so that each staff member


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The "NTU... Teach for a Cure" team has been registered for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Broad Street on 10/18/2015. In honor of those who are battling, who have survived and who we have lost.

We are encouraging all building reps and NTU members to rally their co-workers within their own schools and to join us under the "NTU... Teach for a Cure" team. You can do so by registering yourself and joining our team at  the link below. It costs absolutely nothing to join and donations are optional (though it would be great if the NTU was able to