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The AFT Black Caucus Chicago Chapter includes members of the Chicago Teachers Union, the City Colleges of Chicago and any other members of the American Federation of Teachers in our city. Monthly meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month, at which members network and discuss the latest issues in public education, with a particular emphasis on black students, clinicians, PSRPs, teachers and communities in Chicago.Join Meeting
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!