Educators of Chicago
Featured Story"It threw my entire quarter off," said King, who knows that funds for music have been at an all-time low. This angered the six-year CPS veteran, but he channeled his anger to create change.Timothy KingMusic TeacherFulton Elementary
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News for Members
Join us for an all-member CTU meeting from 4:30-6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 18 , to discuss the STRIKE authorization vote, status of bargaining for a new contract , have your questions addressed next organizing steps and participating activities that support winning a strong contract. We are accelerating our struggle for the contract our members, students and school communities deserve.
This meeting is a Special Meeting for ALL Family Engagement Coordinators, Comprehensive Service Coordinators, College and Career Coaches, Attendance Coordinators and Youth Intervention Specialist.
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Join CTU in mobilizing to highlight the disparities in the mayor’s proposed budget and what we need for our schools.
Join the rank and file members of the CTU’s bargaining team by phone at 7PM Sunday, September 22 to learn more about the status of bargaining for a new CPS contract, ask your questions, and find out about next steps in our contract fight.
This is a live event! Call in your questions starting at 7PM on Sunday, September 22.
Around 7 p.m. on Sunday, all CTU district members will be called automatically via the number that the Union has on file for you.
Once you’re connected to the call, just hit the number ‘0’ on your phone to ask your question.
Our working conditions are our students’ learning conditions — and we have an opportunity to win truly transformational gains for both in this contract. Don’t miss this chance to talk Sunday with CTU rank-and-file bargaining team members about our CPS contract fight.
Advance registration begins at 10:30 a.m. two days prior at https://www.cpsboe.org/meetings.
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National Board Certification
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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.