Principals, Teachers, and Parents have opposed the Mayor's proposal to reopen our schools. It doesn't go far enough to protect our communities. It disrupts learning for a majority of students and it fails to deliver on its promise to ensure those furthest from opportunity receive the support they need.

Learn more about the work we are doing to ensure our schools open #OnlyWhenItsSafe.


Our 2020 Winter Bridge Professional Development courses are now available.

All Winter 2020 Courses will be offered on-line.

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2021 Retirees Benefits

Retiree members are eligible for a range of benefits, including dental and vision insurance through the Union. Visit the Retirees Chapter page for more information and to enroll.



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