NTU Executive Board meets with new Superintendent!
For the first time in over two decades in Newark we have an officially elected Superintendent of Schools. There can be no greater demonstration that the vestiges of State Control are soon gone than having the district led by someone that was born in Newark, went to Newark Public Schools, was a substitute teacher in Newark Public Schools, became a teacher, a principal an administrator, in the Newark Public Schools.
Superintendent Roger Leon took time out of his busy schedule to meet with the NTU
Welcome to our New Superintendent! On Tuesday, The Newark Board of Education unanimously picked Roger Leon as the Newark Public Schools Superintendent to lead our district as we continue to move towards local control.
For those of us that have survived the oppressive reign of the state's last two superintendents, this vote came as a blessing. Two sons of Newark, Roger Leon and Robert Gregory, were the only candidates with any real chance, so to us, in the NTU, we faced a win-win situation. We wish Robert Gregory nothing but success in whatever role he
NTU Hall of Fame Dinner: This year’s Hall of Fame Dinner was a huge success! We provided 14 students with scholarships and Honored 12 NTU members, and we presented our first ever Legacy Award to former NTU Sec/Treasurer Christine “Roz” Samuels.
Next week, we will have more pictures, but please visit the link above to see the album on our Facebook page (please tag yourself & share). Our scholarship program depends on your support and that of our sponsors. Thank you very much for supporting the NTU and our children!
Discretionary Funds: As per the NPS Office of the School Business Administrator this years Discretionary Funds will be delivered to schools on May 18th.
End of the Year Evaluations – If you disagree with your Annual Evaluation, it is important to write an appeal to NPS’s Evaluations Office and the Peer Oversight Committee. Email your appeal to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NTU Hall of Fame Dinner - Our 20th Annual Albert Shanker Scholarship Awards and Hall of Fame Dinner on Wednesday, May 16 2018 at The Robert Treat Hotel, 50 Park Place, Newark, NJ at 6:30 p.m. is honoring the members for having survived one of the most expensive attacks on a teachers union in history.