AM Brew - July 5, 2022

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Monday, July 5, 2022


D.C. Teachers Bemoan Lengthy Contract Negotiations

Thank you to everyone who joined us to Rally for A Fair Contract.



DCPS wants to hear from you! 

The DCPS Professional Learning team is quickly gearing up for a great year of learning in SY 22-23 and they need your help! They are asking you to complete their professional development needs assessment. Your feedback will help their teams better target professional learning efforts to better meet your needs. 

OSSE wants to hear from you!

The D.C. State Board of Education (SBOE) invites you to complete a 10-minute survey. The purpose of this Education Governance Survey is to better understand your experiences with the D.C. public education system/ public or private schools in D.C. as we consider what recommendations should be made to improve D.C.’s education system. Education Governance 2022 Survey (surveymonkey.com)


Sign up to testify at DC Council Hearing on Literacy

July 14th - The DC Council Committee of The Whole is holding a hearing on student literacy. Please make your voice heard and echo the WTU's calls for (1) ensuring there is a full-time librarian in every school, (2) reducing class size, especially in communities with large reading gaps, and (3) ensuring educators have proper planning time to prepare for classes. 

Sign-up here: Committee Hearing Signup: Student Literacy



We would like to congratulate the 2022 election winners!

The Election Results for the 2022 WTU Officers Elections have been posted to the WTU Website at: https://www.wtulocal6.net/elections.

Members have 10 calendar days to submit official challenges to the election results. Challenges must be submitted in writing by email to [email protected].



We want to remind everyone that the CDC states, face masks help prevent the spread of Covid.

Please continue to report COVID related issues to the situation room - http://bit.ly/WTUSafeOpenings
And any testing or reporting issues to OSSE (OSSE Online Complaint Form (dc.gov).


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



Professional Development

WTU’s 2022 Summer Institute

All WTU courses are peer-instructed and you can earn continuing education credits towards recertification.

Click here to see and register for summer courses: https://www.wtulocal6.net/summer_institute_2022



Upcoming Events

Council of the Whole - Hearing on Literacy

Thursday, July 14 - Sign up here: committee hearing signup: student literacy (google.com)


DCPS Hiring Fair

The DCPS virtual hiring fairs aim to provide a one-stop shop for candidates to connect with schools around openings for next school while also learning more about other important processes and opportunities, such as joining the WTU.

Thursday, July 14 (4-7pm). Register here: DCPS Virtual Hiring Fair



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Please help us ensure we have your current personal contact information on file. Email [email protected] to provide us with updated information.


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