AM Brew - August 7, 2023

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Monday, August 7, 2023


Summer Pay

Several teachers reached out about their July 28 summer paycheck. dcps compensation said,  ‘Employees made two different salaries for SY 22-23. Employees must calculate summer pay based on the SPC contribution at both rates and then add that together to get their summer pay.’ Please contact Compensation, DCPS [email protected] with any questions about your summer pay.

IMPACT results are available in QuickBase.

Reach out to your field representative if you have any questions or concerns about your IMPACT report. Field Representatives - WTU Local 6 The deadline to file an IMPACT grievance is Sept 1.


For Teachers who teach literacy

SBOE member Allister Chang is looking for feedback from on the recommendations made by the OSSE Literacy Task Force. See here for their report. Please email Allister Chang  [email protected] by 5 pm today, Aug 7 with any comments. 


Enrollment for the Sick Leave and Maternity Leave Banks is OPEN

Join the WTU Sick Leave and Maternity Leave Banks. If you are already a member, there is no need to rejoin.

Click here to join the WTU Sick Leave or Maternity Leave Banks

Contact Charmaine Wilks at 202 517-1475 or at [email protected] to enroll or with any questions. Open enrollment will occur from June 1, 2023 through August 31, 2023. After you complete the form, you will receive a confirmation email from Google Forms; be sure to check your spam folder.


Update on Contract Negotiations


In the news


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


Professional Development

2023 National Book Festival  |  Events at the Library of Congress  |  Library of Congress (loc.gov)

Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday, August 12, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (doors open at 8:30 a.m.) FREE

LEA Look Forward for Aug. 4, 2023: 

School Immunization Policy and Resources, Financial Literacy Standards and More!

Financial Literacy standards

OSSE is developing standalone Financial Literacy standards for DC high school students.  There will be two educator focus groups on August 7th and August 8th from 2-3:30 pmRSVP here to receive a link to join the focus group. If you prefer to share feedback anonymously, complete this survey by no later than Aug. 18, 2023. For questions about these focus groups or the survey, please contact Fadhal Moore at [email protected]

Join Chancellor Ferebee - on August 16th from 6 to7pm



Ward 4 Ed Alliance August 17 at 6pm

Agenda - Start of school, updates on master plan or boundary process, safe passage and student safety. 

Via Zoom. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87806344402

Meeting ID: 878 0634 4402

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