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Progress was made on Sunday, including new tentative agreements around supports for homeless students, ensuring legally required staffing ratios of 1 adult per 10 students in pre-K, as well as naps for full-day pre-K classes. We won language that counselors would not be pulled from counseling to do other duties such as subbing in a classroom.read more
Advance registration begins at 10:30 a.m. two days prior at https://www.cpsboe.org/meetings.
All CTU members are welcome to observe. Bring proof of membership.
Restorative. Relevant. Reflective. The Chicago Teachers Union Foundation QUEST CENTER for Professional Learning and Teacher Leadership is the premier professional development provider supporting Chicago’s public school educators through re-licensure, National Board Certification, and endorsements in which pre-service through veteran educators collaborate, network, and learn to improve their practice by addressing students’ cognitive development and social-emotional well-being through culturally responsive, trauma-sensitive learning environments.
National Board Certification
Nurturing Teacher Leadership, established in 1997, is the Chicago Teachers Union/Chicago Public Schools 2-year program of professional development and candidate support that prepares Chicago Public School teachers for National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) certification, the highest credential a teacher can earn.
Nurturing Teacher Leadership has a success rate of more than 94%, twice the national average!
Learn more by attending our next Cohort Informational Meeting!
CTU is fighting for quality pay and benefits (including health care), full staffing in our schools, smaller class sizes and justice for students and families. Get updates and resources for our contract fights here.