Through the AFT Plus/Union Plus program, Union members receive discounts on everything from car rentals to hotels to pet insurance. This is a terrific benefit that more people need to take advantage of.
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:
Superintendent León envisioned a system of experiences for each child that extended learning. The goal of these extended classroom experiences is for students to deepen learning. Three extended classroom experiences for all students have been designed. You are the bridge between the learning in the classroom and the field. The matrix that outlines these experiences by grade level can be found here.
Welcome back. We hope that you enjoyed the holiday and feel unhurried and rested. I want to highlight two residencies for teachers that are upcoming and highly recommended.
The Office of English Language Arts, in collaboration with the Newark Teachers Union, is offering paid ($41/hour) 90-minute Guided Reading workshops for 2 to 3 consecutive weeks for K-5 teachers to design and manage meaningful small group literacy experiences in the classroom. Location will be shared with registrants. You can find more information