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Candidates for the Elementary Functional Vice President Vacancies

Seven members were nominated for Functional Vice President of Elementary School Teachers at the May 5, 2021 House of Delegates meeting. At the June 2, 2021 House of Delegates meeting, all voting delegates who are members of the Elementary School Teachers functional group may vote for three candidates to fill three Functional Vice President of Elementary School Teachers vacancies on the CTU executive board.

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New Delegate Trainings

At this new delegates training, learn more about the duties of the delegate, what specific needs arise from the pandemic, how CTU staff will back you up and strategies for involving your coworkers in this crucial work.

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Creating a pandemic budget with student voice

How should CPS spend the extra $2.3 billion the district is receiving in pandemic relief funds from the federal government? To answer that question, a group of CTU members across the district is asking their students.

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Fourth quarter accommodations under our agreement with CPS

Last week, we advised members that you should not respond to the CPS vaccination survey if you believe your response to it will result in and CPS revoking your telework accommodation prior to the beginning of the fourth quarter, in violation of your rights under the “MOA.” We no longer advise this!

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A FAQ for CTU members on remote work action

In an attempt to intimidate educators out of exercising their rights, CPS management has sent new communications changing policies and denying legitimate requests. Below you will find guidance on responding to some of the most common situations that members are experiencing as the mayor recklessly pushes forward with a plan rejected by the vast majority of educators, parents, and principals.

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Important victory at Acero

Sisters and Brothers: An outpouring of rank-and-file support for common sense safety provisions empowered CTU's bargaining team at Acero charter school to win some critical safety demands that will protect both high school and elementary educators. CTU members at...

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General CTU Announcement

Our podcast, CTU Speaks! is hosted by Andrea Parker and Jim Staros. We’ll chat about our union, enforcing our contract, and our fight for the schools our students and educators deserve.

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CTU Speaks! Podcast

Our podcast, CTU Speaks! is hosted by Andrea Parker and Jim Staros. We’ll chat about our union, enforcing our contract, and our fight for the schools our students and educators deserve.

Listen Now!