Topics include: LEAD, Skyline survey, SPED chief search, Hispanic Heritage Month and more!
The Chicago Teachers Union is proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and to lift up the culture, contributions and voices of the vibrant and growing Latine community in the city of Chicago!
Topics include LEAD, CTU sick days, ChiArts vote, policy fellowship, class size drop-in, and more!
There are six (6) Elementary School Teacher Functional Vice President vacancies to fill unexpired terms on the CTU Executive Board. Per the CTU Constitution, the vacancies will be filled by nominations and elections held in the House of Delegates. Read the procedures for this election here.
Topics in this bulletin include: ChiArts tentative agreement, support your PAC, LEAD, UAW solidarity, class size webinar, and more!
Dear Union Sibling: You may have seen the recent online attacks against my family and our union related to the school where my eldest child recently enrolled. This story was initiated by a disgruntled former CTU employee with a history of violent incidents who has stalked members of my family and now publicly doxed my teenage son online, posting his name, photo, school, sports team and more, violating my son’s privacy and threatening his safety and the safety of his schoolmates.
CHICAGO — On Wednesday evening, union educators and art instructors at Chicago High School for the Arts (ChiArts) reached a tentative agreement with the school’s board of directors on a new four-year contract that will center the needs of the scholar-artists, students and their families who live at the core of the school’s mission.
The Organizer will work with labor, environmental, and community allies to sustain and expand a grassroots Green Schools Campaign in Chicago. This is a full-time in person position, based in the Chicago area with one day a week at CJI offices.
Decades of oppositional mayors, city councils and legislatures have undermined public education and public services and have stood in the way of efforts to win the schools Chicago’s students deserve. The CTU PAC powers our efforts to sweep those political obstacles out of the way.
Strike action has been suspended for Wednesday, September 6. We have not yet reached a tentative agreement, but substantial progress gives the bargaining team strong hope of an agreement without strike action. Stand by and continue to show solidarity.