Topics: Giving Tuesday, Thanksgiving message, contract campaign kickoff, Instituto rally for a fair contract and more!
As we head into the holiday season, we want to thank you for your tireless dedication to your students, your school communities and our entire city.
On Nov. 15, CTU members across the district demonstrated to CPS their ingenuity, wherewithal, and need to teach outside the confines of the Skyline curriculum with teacher-created content instead. On that day, educators taught indigenous history, elevated homelessness awareness month, and engaged newcomer students.
Notice of Delegate Nominations Meeting for Citywide Teacher, Clinician, and PSRP Functional Groups, 2024-2026 Delegate Term
On December 4, 2023, a meeting for delegate nominations will be held for all Citywide Teacher, Clinician, and PSRP functional groups for the 2024-2026 delegate term. The meeting will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at CTU, 1901 West Carroll Ave. in Room 125.
Our way forward as a city that cares about all its residents will be challenging, but with this first budget, which is now law, Mayor Johnson has shown us that it is possible.
Topics in this bulletin include Contract campaign kickoff, Sports Stipends, PSRP Day, Teach truth, not Skyline, Instituto rally and more!
Charter educators, students and community members at Instituto del Progreso Latino to rally for fair contract Wednesday
Educators, families and community leaders at Instituto demand charter operator stop stalling and negotiate a contract that provides supportive and sustainable classrooms for educators and students
Voting to fill six Elementary FVP vacancies took place at the November 1, 2023 House of Delegates meeting. Rogelio Aguilar, Diane Castro, Joyce Jefferson, Vicki Kurzydlo and Jeannine Woods won election. Michelle Correa and Wendy Weingarten will be candidates in a runoff election for the remaining vacancy at the December 6, 2023 House of Delegates meeting.
Today Illinois lawmakers made history by being the first state in the nation to eliminate a school voucher program, a “reform” effort started in 1956 by white parents in North Carolina seeking to stop public school integration.
Lists of deceased members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) are provided to the Chicago Union Teacher by the office of the Chicago Teachers Pension Fund (CTPF) and are printed as received. If you notice an error or omission, please first contact the CTPF at 312.641.4464 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to report the information. Please contact the CTU Membership Dept. as well by phoning 312.329.9100. Both the CTPF and CTU disburse survivor benefits to a member’s designated beneficiaries.