Member shout outs! (Spring 2020)

In recognition of all the awesome members we have all over the district, we are publishing these member-submitted shout outs. This is going to become… CONTINUE >>

Who You Gonna Call? YOUR FIELD REP: Steps for Incident Reporting at School

By Brittany Johnstone, Ed.S., NCSP, School Psychologist, Teacher Chapter Special Services Vice President, Safety Committee Co-Chair Working in schools every day, we have to be… CONTINUE >>

Teacher Spotlight: Danielle DeCostanza

Danielle DeCostanza teaches 2nd grade ELA at KIPP Harmony, where she has worked for the past three years. What motivates you as a teacher? My… CONTINUE >>

PSRP Spotlight: Tamya Brown

Tamya Brown began her journey as a paraeducator 14 years working with Special Ed students at Curtis Bay Elementary Middle School. She is currently a… CONTINUE >>

Know Your Contract: Leaves and Attendance

Teacher Chapter- Article 15 PSRP Chapter- Articles VIII and VIII-A By Cynthia Sjoquist- BTU Field Representative Over BTU’s 80+ years, our union has negotiated more… CONTINUE >>

Help for Douglas Homes Residents

Republished from the BTU email blast The BTU recently learned that residents of Douglas Homes, a public housing project in the Dunbar-Broadway neighborhood, were blocked… CONTINUE >>

BTU wins compensation and PPE for site specialists

By Tishea Lester I have been a Community School Site Specialist (CSSS) since November 2019. I was so excited about my position and the opportunity… CONTINUE >>

Join the Clerical Committee!

The BTU Clerical Committee works to discuss issues and concerns of clericals and to assist with day to day tasks that clericals may need assistance… CONTINUE >>

Adequate School Funding matters, and Maryland has never done it

By Corey Gaber On Tuesday, March 17th, legislators in Annapolis passed the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future, legislation that would provide all of Maryland’s youth adequate… CONTINUE >>

Labor union action update

By Alan Rebar [caption id="attachment_4698" align="alignright" width="300"] Nurses and other workers from Jacobi Medical Center demonstrated twice in the past month, for personal protective equipment… CONTINUE >>