Committees

 

To join a committee, call the BTU at 410-358-6600 or e-mail us at info@baltu.org

BTU Committee Committee Description Committee Chairs BTU Representative 
Safety Committee

This committee works to develop and implement short-term and long range plans as part of the BTU’s program to help eliminate violent and disruptive students behavior in the BCPSS and to involve all segments of the community so that every child has the opportunity to learn in a safe environment.

Roderick Bingham
Sita Chaitram
Irene Booze
Clifton Denby
COPE (Committee On Political Education) This committee promotes COPE check-off, reviews voting records, recommends political endorsements and runs voter registration, education and get-out-the vote drives among members. Corey Debnam
Darlene Brown
Connie Goodly-LaCour
Legislative Committee This committee will inform the members about legislation in the Maryland General Assembly that impacts education and educators in the city of Baltimore. James Blanchard
Shawn McKay
George Hendricks
Organizing Committee This committee will work with BRs and Field Representatives. Lurita Johnson
Sandra Davis
Connie Goodly-LaCour
Special Education Committee This committee discusses special education issues and develops policy for the BTU in the area of special education, the Consent Decree, inclusion and other issues. Tangie Smith
Sandra Davis
John Casey
Civil, Human and
Women’s Rights Committee
This committee identifies and supports issues and events relating to civil, human and women’s rights. Deborah Crockett
Carla McCoy
Peggy Gladden
New Teachers Steering Committee This committee is an action group, which works to identify the concerns of new teachers. LaBrina Hopkins Cynthia Sjoquist
Educational Issues Committee This committee works to discuss and disseminate research relevant to classroom practitioners. It offers and opportunity for members to publicize Best Practices and reform issues. AFT’s Education Research & Dissemination Program and trainers are integral part of the institution. Carla McCoy
Wanda Dew
Carla McCoy
Wanda Dew
Public Outreach/Community Relations This committee will plan and implement community outreach projects and act as a liaison between the union and community groups. Brandi Boone-West
Yvette Turner
Chandra Carriere
International Committee This committee will meet with BCPSS officials periodically to keep the union informed on the progress being made to renew the visas of International teachers in the system. It will also assist international teachers with problems on the job and in the community. Rogie Legaspi
Cynthia Bruce
Sita Chaitram
Connie Goodly-LaCour
Clerical Committee This committee will discuss issues and concerns of clericals. Terry Harper
Celia Elliott
Connie Goodly-LaCour
Charter School Committee This committee will address issues impacting charter schools and monitor proposed charter school legislation. Katrina Kickbusy
Raymond “Jay” English
Connie Goodly-LaCour
SRP Committee This committee will address concerns and problems confronting SRPS. and construct workshops and seminars will be constructed to enable PSRPs to be more effective in their respective positions. Sherri Harris-Gibbs Connie Goodly-LaCour
Negotiations Committee Loretta Johnson
Marietta English
Keith Zimmerman
Connie Goodly-LaCour
Finance Committee Marietta English
James Blanchard
Deborah Crockett
Connie Goodly-LaCour
Afuza Shams
Publications Candance Greene
Special Events LaBrina Hopkins
Sandra Davis
Peggy Gladden
Connie Goodly-LaCour
Benefits Connie Goodly-LaCour
Marisha Ingram
Area Coordinators
Executive Committee Marietta English
Kenya Campbell
Sandra Davis
Deborah Crockett
James Blanchard
Pat Childs
Terry Harper
LaBrina Hopkins
Shawn McKay