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DCPS Budget Hearing
March 29th.

Pres. Elizabeth Davis

SY 2018-19: Year of Vital Decisions 

Dear DCPS Educator,

Welcome back to DCPS for the School Year 2018-19! The Washington Teachers’ Union will do everything possible to help assure that this coming year will be fulfilling and productive for you, and that we will all get closer to our goal of delivering to each and every one of our students an excellent education.

After teaching in DCPS for 44 years, I am convinced that excellence in education – and fairness in working conditions for teachers – is best achieved when the voice of educators is heard in the development and implementation of educational policies and programs. Under the DCPS-WTU contract, administrators must afford the WTU and its members the status of “full and equal partners” in addressing issues that impact our schools.

Over the years I’ve observed that the voice of teachers is most effectively heard when the WTU is strong and members work together.

Join a contract committee! It’s important

The Washington Teachers’ Union will soon open negotiations with DCPS for a new contract that will guide the day-to-day work of educators, protect our rights and clearly define our responsibilities. It’s vital that we enter these talks with clear demands, and that...

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What do you want in our new contract?

Dear WTU Member, Our collective bargaining agreement with DCPS expires September 30, 2019. It’s time to open negotiations with DCPS and its new Chancellor for a new one. This contract will guide the day-to-day work of educators, protect our rights and clearly define...

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Events Calendar

Unless Otherwise noted, all events are at WTU Headquarters, 1239 Pennsylvania Ave. SE

March 20 School Funding Training | 5PM
March 21 WTU ECE Taskforce | 5PM
March 22 Meet Acting Chancellor Ferebee | 4PM

The Pretzel Bakery, (Ward 6), 257 15 St. NW

March 26 CPTSO Meeting | 5:30PM

Brookland Middle School, 1150 Michigan Avenue, NE

March 27 Ward 5 Council on Education Steering Committee | 6PM

Brookland Middle School), 1150 Michigan Avenue NE

March 28 Personal Finance for DCPS Teachers | 5PM

McKinley Technology High School 101 T Street NE

March 29 DC Council Hearing on DCPS Budgets | 10AM

Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

March 29 Meet Chancellor Ferebee | 4PM

Tenley-Friendship Library, (Ward 3), 4450 Wisconsin Avenue NW

April 1 WTU COPE | 5PM
April 4 Equity Symposium with Enid Lee | 8AM

Kaiser Permanente, 700 2nd Street NE

April 5 Meet Chancellor Ferebee | 4PM

Eclectic Café (Ward 7) 4058 Minnesota Avenue NE

April 6 WTU Executive Board Meeting | 10AM
April 7 – 13 Week of the Young Child
April 9 WTU Representative Assembly | 4:30pm

McKinley Technology High School 151 T Street NE