Dear Colleagues: Holidays can be a time for respite AND they can also be emotionally challenging in their own right, especially during COVID. May this break give you more of the former than the latter. Please enjoy your much deserved downtime over the Thanksgiving break! Take care, Mike
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Upcoming Trainings and Events for New Members
Loan Forgiveness: How to manage credit and qualify for loan forgiveness. Register in advance for these zoom webinars: Monday 11/29/21 6:00 – 7:30 PM Wednesday 12/1/21 4:30 – 6:00 PM Wednesday 12/8/21 6:00 – 7:30 PM Monday 12/13/21 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Professional Teacher Status (PTS): How and when educators earn PTS, and their rights before they earn it. Register in advance for these zoom meetings: Monday 11/ 22/2021 4:30 – 6:00 PM Wednesday 12/8/21 4:00 – 5:00 PM Tuesday 12/14/21 6:30 – 7:30 AM [That’s 6:30 in the morning!] Monday 12/20/21 6:45 -7:45 PM
Salary Scale Analysis: This 90-minute training explains the sometimes confusing educator salary scale, giving the new educator the ability to compare the career earnings between and among school districts. Register in advance for this zoom meeting: Tuesday 11/30/21 4:30 – 6:00 PM