The UFT and charter schools
The UFT is a vital part of a national movement for education reform. Since its early days, the union has advocated for the conditions that are best for student learning and that help teachers to be most effective. This includes a broad range of initiatives, such as smaller class size, adequate funding for schools, school-based health clinics, mentoring for new teachers and professional development for all teachers, to name just a few. Continue reading…
ACTS Voices – Realizing the Promise
There’s a wealth of information on the union’s website for members and all educators.
The union blog
Opinion and insight on everything from ed reform to classroom management.
UFT represented charter schools
The UFT already represents teachers and staff at over 20 charter schools in NYC.
Join us on Saturday, Feb. 28 for a FREE professional development workshop, designed and delivered by the UFT Teacher Center. The course is free and open to all charter school educators. Lunch will be provided. We will be raffling prizes, … Continue reading
Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 28 for a FREE professional development workshop, designed and delivered by the UFT Teacher Center. Register here. Participants will: Deepen your understanding of text complexity; Learn strategies to engage students in evidence-based discussions with informational … Continue reading
UFT members at Opportunity Charter School in Central Harlem have ratified a four-year contract that significantly lowers employee health plan costs, increases wages and introduces a salary schedule that pays educators based on education and years of experience. The new … Continue reading
by Maisie McAdoo The rapid growth of charter schools, in New York and around the country, has often put union supporters’ teeth on edge. This idea for an experimental public school model led by unionized teachers and working closely with … Continue reading
It’s good for students, good for educators and creates a healthier school culture. But how do you get parents and guardians more engaged? Join us for a FREE professional development workshop that will help educators learn new ways of involving … Continue reading