Educators of Chicago
Featured StoryErik Young says his teaching and his life are just like his poetry and his rhymes. “I live and teach that way, against the grain. Always seeking out new avenues, things that are a little different than most.”Erik YoungHistory TeacherKing College Prep HS
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News for Members
Advance registration begins at 10:30 a.m. two days prior at https://www.cpsboe.org/meetings.
The LSCs.4.All Coalition presents:
Kick off LSC election season on the right foot!
Jan 25, 2020 | Sat | 10am – 2pm
CTU Center 1901 W. Carroll
- A Deep Dive on Budget, CIWP Monitoring and Principal Evaluation
- Winning Your Race
- Organizing for the LSC Empowerment Bill
- LSC 101
Email Jianan Shi for more information
CTU won some significant supports for schools with substantial populations of homeless students!
20 – 25 students = $1,000 stipend
26 – 40 students = $2,000 stipend
41 – 74 students = $3,000 stipend
75 – 139 students = 1 School Community Representative
140+ students = 2 School Community Representatives
Join the CTU Housing Committee and the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless to learn about STLS Rights & Resources
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!
Teachers were able to transfer schools for Spring 2020 without principal permission between November 15, 2019 and January 2, 2020. Teachers can still transfer if released by their principal. The next administrative transfer window will be later this spring for transfers in Fall 2020.