By the way, have you noticed all these scandals with OSI and how our true champion, Leonie Haimson has been out there exposing them while the UFT leadership has been weak - at best. Too many teachers have told me that when they complained to the union the next thing they knew they were being called into the principal's office- and some found the district rep hanging out with the principal, apparently a pal of some sort.
ReadFor at least a a decade, hundreds of less heralded individuals have complained about their unfair treatment by DOE investigators assigned to the OSI. It shouldn’t take news stories repeated over the course of many months, in the NY Times and the Daily News, as happened in Fisher’s case, or in the NY Post, Daily News and WCBS-TV, as in the Dewey credit recovery scandal, for obvious wrongs to students and teachers to be righted by DOE.Worse yet, the Chancellor has kept the same incompetent legal staff running the General Counsel’s office, as well as the same officials running the Division of Contracts, which during the Bloomberg administration allowed literally hundreds of millions of dollars to be wasted or stolen from DOE. ......
It doesn't matter whether or not you came to Part I, join MORE-UFT on August 20th to add to and hone the tools in your teacher activist tool belt. This is a great opportunity to ask questions, network and socialize with your colleagues, and learn about the nuts and bolts of standing up for students and educators in an educational system gone mad.
Some of the city's most accomplished UFT Chapter Leaders will train you on what you need to know to be a leader within your building and in the city at large, whether you are a new or experienced CL, Delegate, Para Rep, SLT/Consultation Committee member, or just an educator who wants to make a positive impact on your school.
THURSDAY, August 20th Hardcore Chapter Leader/Delegates Training4pm‐7pm
The nuts and bolts of leading your chapter, running chapter meetings, working with parents on PTA/SLTs, and holding consultation meetings.
Newly elected or just looking to develop new skills, this is your opportunity to learn from some of the most experienced and best chapter leaders in NYC. We will help you develop tools for building an active chapter that will work together to strengthen the UFT in your school.
The Dark Horse
17 Murray St. NYC, Near City Hall/Chambers St./WTC
Drink specials: $4 drafts, $6 well drinks & $7 wine