October 9th Day of Action Toolkit

Ideas and Resources to Facilitate Participation in MORE’s October 9th Win Back Wednesday Day of Action Microsoft Word (.docx) format October 9th Toolkit Oct 9th Stickers Image Files (.png)

General Meeting and Brunch

Saturday September 21st 12:00-3:00pm will be at our first general meeting of the school year. All are welcome! 224 West 29th St 14th Fl. Btwn 7th and 8th ave – Midtown NYC Facebook link here We will discuss how the new evaluation system and continued emphasis on high stakes testing is affecting educators, students, andContinue reading “General Meeting and Brunch”

UFT Chapter Leader Meeting Report 9/12/13

By James Eterno Teacher/Chapter Leader- Jamaica High School ICE/TJC 2010 UFT Presidential Candidate READING THE TEA LEAVES AT CHAPTER LEADER MEETING: Sayanara Bill Thompson?; Don’t Expect Much Improvement on the Evaluation System with a New Mayor We’re back in school and the UFT called for a Chapter Leader meeting on Wednesday at the Brooklyn BridgeContinue reading “UFT Chapter Leader Meeting Report 9/12/13”

The Noose or The Sword: Choosing Your Evaluation

Analysis and Guidance Regarding Teacher Evaluation Choices and Decisions By Julie Cavanagh PS15k Chapter Leader I have yet to meet a parent, teacher or student from a school community who tells me they believe the new teacher evaluation system being implemented in NYC is a good thing, for anyone.  It seems most people understand this systemContinue reading “The Noose or The Sword: Choosing Your Evaluation”

The New John King Math: 40% = 100%

This new school year will be the first time that teachers in NYC will be evaluated using the evaluation system imposed by State Education Commissioner John King. Under the new system every teacher will receive a score ranging from 0 to 100 and this number will determine if the teacher is deemed Highly Effective, Effective, Developing orContinue reading “The New John King Math: 40% = 100%”