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In This Issue 

1) Two Different Schools, Same District (Part 1)

2) Safe School Reopening Survey

3) Evaluation Rebuttal

4) Personal Day Buyback

5) NTU Scholarships

6) How to check if you are a member



Message from Dr. Mary Ann Reilly

Dear Teachers and Staff,

I hope this extended weekend brought you the opportunity to not only enjoy time with your loved ones, but to also reflect on the meaning of Memorial Day. May the commitment of our heroes inspire you to serve in ways that you can. 

As we enter the month of June, let us continue to look for creative and inspiring ways to serve students and encourage lifelong learners. Distance learning has taught us the importance of valuing learning wherever it takes place in life. 

In addition, please find important information below for your review:

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In This Issue:

1) Giving back to the community

2) Evaluations Update

3) Employee Assistance Program

4) Discretionary Funds - LAST CALL!

5) Non Tenured Update - LAST CALL!

6) Personal Day Buy Back


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Message from Dr. Mary Ann Reilly

Dear Teachers & Staff, 

I want to echo the message John Abeigon, your NTU President, sent on Friday. He quoted Neil Gaiman who said, "I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and more importantly; you're doing something."

I hope you will remain curious and in doing so embrace that wide-awake living that Gaiman

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Good Morning Teachers and Staff,
Maya Angelou in speaking about reading and books said, “When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young.”

We are so excited to share this year's summer reading book lists. It is a terrific collection. As in the past, all students will receive a physical, not electronic, book. These books allow the reader opportunities to


Just a few quick items that came up this morning.  We will still be releasing our normal weekly update on Friday

1) First Ave School - AFT President Randi Weingarten, Superintendent Leon and I spoke at First Avenue School today about school reopening and how proud we are of the staff and students of Newark.    You can watch the video over on Facebook.

3) No Dime Left Behind - DON'T FORGET TO USE YOUR ENTIRE $300 discretionary fund!   
"As per District policy, in order to be reimbursed in the amount of $300.00 for