AM Brew - April 11, 2023

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Tuesday, April 11, 2023


Representative Assembly Meeting April 11 at 4:30 pm

All members are invited to attend. Only building reps and delegates can participate and vote in the meeting and should join with a separate link emailed to them.

Join via Zoom.

Teacher Leader Survey on the Impact of Mayoral Control 

Impact of Mayoral Control Survey




The Elections Committee is now accepting nominations for the following positions:

  2. AFT Convention Delegate
  3. Elections Committee

Petitions are due by 5pm Friday April 28, 2023. The official Elections notice and petitions are linked.

2023 Elections NoticeAFT & MD/DC PetitionElection Committee Petition

Petitions may be dropped off or mailed to the WTU Office at 1239 Pennsylvania Ave SE Washington, DC 20003. More information will be shared in next week's brew about the petition submission process. Here are the procedures for submission of petitions in person or by mail. 

We want to ensure that all dues paying WTU members can exercise their right to vote. If you do not have a personal email address and phone number on file with the WTU please email Ms. Valerie Kilby at [email protected]

If you have any questions about the upcoming elections you can email the WTU Elections Committee at [email protected]


AM Brew News and Notices are archived at https://www.wtulocal6.net/AMBrew.


Upcoming Events

  • APRIL 11TH, Tuesday – WTU Representative Assembly Meeting  
  • APRIL 13TH, Thursday – WTU Contract Town Hall (virtual) from 4:30pm – 6:00pm
  • APRIL 24TH, Monday – Know Your Rights Workshop with Librarians (virtual) @ 5:00pm (School Library Month)
  • MAY 4TH, Thursday – President Pogue Lyons Meeting with WTU Building Reps
  • MAY 5TH Friday – Teacher Appreciation Celebration @ Coolidge HS 4:00 – 7:00pm
  • MAY 10TH, Wednesday – WTU Retirement Seminar (virtual) @ 5:00pm
  • MAY 17TH, Wednesday – Know Your Rights Workshop by Former DCPS Investigator (virtual) @ 4:30pm
  • MAY 20TH, Saturday – WTU Teacher Leader Symposium @ Kimball ES, 9:00am
  • JUNE 26TH - 30TH – WTU Professional Development Summer Institute, Kimball ES


Virtual Contract Town Hall Meeting

The WTU wants to hear what you want in the next contract
Thursday April 13 4:30-6:00PM

Join via Zoom.


W3EdNet meeting - April 11

Deputy Mayor for Education Paul Kihn at the next Ward 3 Education Network (W3EdNet) meeting on Tuesday, April 11 at 7pm via Zoom.  The DME will discuss school budgets and other relevant topics, before taking questions.

Please register for the April meeting here.

Ward 4 Ed Alliance

April 13 at 7pm via zoom

Social Studies Standards

SBOE is hosting a series of Community Information Sessions on the proposed social studies standards.

Click here for more information and to register.


Professional Development

PD and other opportunities

LEA Look Forward for April 7, 2023: SLED – Extended School Year Module Training, Dyslexia Awareness Module and More!



Retirement workshop from Shared Vision

Virtual Retirement Workshop
The WTU will host a virtual workshop on May 10th 5 PM


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