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In this issue: Important Conversations re: SBA Testing, May 2nd: Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline, CFT Convention Victory, and more…

In this issue: Community Event on March 3rd, March 1st Deadline for LOA Requests, Grants & Fellowships Available to Teachers, and more….

January 6, 2016
In this issue: Successful 12/10 Event, March 3rd with Brian Jones, STRS Workshop, CFT Convention, AFT Short-Term Disability Insurance, and more…

December 2, 2015
In this issue: Community Event on December 10th, CFT Convention in San Francisco, News from the Executive Board, Upcoming Deadlines for Leaves of Absence, Sabbaticals, Retirement Bonuses, and more…

October 2, 2015
In this issue: Membership Meeting on Financial Health, Know Your Rights with Admin, Benefits Open Enrollment, Personal Leave, the Sick Leave Bank, and more…

September 14, 2015

In this issue: Important Meeting for ALL K-5 Members, Kaiser Wellness Initiatives, Alternative Evaluations, Teacher Financial Health Tips, and more…

May 8, 2015
In this issue: BFT Elections, Join the BFT Organizing Team, Take the SBA Survey, Site Rep Nominations and more…
In this issue: All Members Asked to Mobilize for ONE Hour on May 6th; BFT-Sponsored Screening of Defies Measurement on April 30th; Information about Custody Battles, and more…

February 11, 2015
In this issue: “Teachers Across Berkeley” on February 19th, BFT Black Lives Matter Action, March 1st Deadline for LOA Requests, Grants & Fellowships Available to Teachers, and more….

November 26, 2014

In this issue: New Employee Assistance Program Provider, Kaiser Healthy Living Classes, CFT Convention Nominations, News from the Executive Board, Upcoming Deadlines for Leaves of Absence, Sabbaticals, Retirement Bonuses, and more...
In this issue: Election Alerts, Boycott Staples, Free Flu Shots for BUSD Employees, Opening on the B-PAR Panel, Alternative Evaluations, BPSF Classroom Grants, and more…

In this issue: BTSA Victory, School Board Endorsements, BFT Support for Berkeley Living Wage Campaign, BFT Survey on SBA Field Test, BCCE Solidarity and more…

In this issue: Membership Meeting with Gender Spectrum Workshop on March 20th, CFT Convention Delegates, BCCE Rallies for Fair Contract, AFT Convention Delegate Nominations, and more…

February 14, 2014
Successful “Teachers Across Berkeley” on February 11th, March 1st Deadline for LOA Requests, Grants & Fellowships Available to Teachers, and more….

January 6, 2014
In this issue: STRS Workshop THIS Thursday, Thrive Across America, Victory for Transgender Student Rights, Contract Campaign Kick-Off, Unfilled Sub Jobs, Leaves of Absence, Retirement Early Notification Bonus and more…

November 22, 2013
In this issue: Inequality for All screening at Longfellow on December 5th, Big Victory for Secondary Math, CFT Scholarship Applications, Upcoming Deadlines for Leaves of Absence, Sabbaticals, Retirement Bonuses, and more…

In this issue: Transcripts for Salary Advancement Due November 15th; Deadline for Benefits Changes and Joining Sick Leave Bank is October 31st; Weingarten Rights, and more…

September 6, 2013
In this issue: BFT Picnic, Diane Ravitch In Berkeley, Retro/Bonus for Members, and more…

May 15, 2013
In this issue: May 8th Mobilization a HUGE Success, Event to Honor Retiring Employees on June 6th, Call for Moratorium on High Stakes Testing, BFT Elections and more…

April 8, 2013
In this issue: April Contract Campaign Actions – Please Take Part, May 2nd Membership Meeting, BFT on Facebook, Health Wellness Survey, AFT Teacher Resources, and more….

March 6, 2013

In this issue: BFT Outrage at BUSD Compensation Proposal, Nominations for BFT Officers Open March 14th, Membership Meeting On Negotiations March 14th and more….

February 8, 2013
In this issue: “Teachers Across Berkeley” on March 7th, Tax Information for Teachers, Grants and Fellowships Available to Teachers, and More….

In this issue: STRS Workshop on January 24th, Nominations Open for CFT Convention Delegates, Leave of Absence Requests Due March 1st, New Nationally Board Certified Teachers

In this issue: BFT Negotiations Survey Open Until December 19th, November Election Successes, Teachers of Color Network, December Paycheck Information, and more

In this issue: Huge Election Victories - Thank You BFT Volunteers!, Chicago Teachers Union VP to Speak In Berkeley on November 15, General Membership Meeting on December 6th With Negotiations Focus, BUSD Illuminate Trainings, and more….


In this issue: Column Movement and the 1% Bonus; Volunteers Needed for Push to Pass Prop. 30; Deadline for Open Enrollment for Benefits Is October 31st; and more...

September 13, 2012

In this issue: Rally for Chicago Teachers on September 22nd, Bonus For Members, Classroom Grants Available, Submitting Transcripts for Salary Schedule Movement and more…

May 29, 2012

In this issue: BFT Fights For Temporary Teachers, Event to Honor Retiring Employees on June 5th, Political Organizer Positions Available, Teachers of Color Network Co-Facilitator Positions Available, and more…

May 4, 2012

In this issue: Support Rehire of Temp Teachers on May 23rd, Membership Meeting To Endorse School Board Candidates, Corporate Payroll Deception Act, and more…

February 24, 2012

In this issue: BFT Members Encouraged to March and Rally on March 1st, Occupy Education Mobilization in Sacramento March 5th, CFT Convention Nominations Due March 1st, Teachers of Color Potluck on March 9th, and more...

January 26, 2012

In this issue: February 2nd Membership Meeting, Negotiations Survey, March 1st Statewide Day of Action, BPEF Summer Fellowship Grant, and more...

January 4, 2012

In this issue: Negotiations Survey, Bonus for Early Notification of Retirement, New Employee Assistance Provider, General Membership Meeting on February 2nd and more….

December 1, 2011

In this issue: Political Organizer Position Available, STRS Workshop for Veteran Teachers, November 2 Day Of Action Photos, College Scholarships Available, and more...

October 20, 2011

In this issue: BFT Political Organizer Job Opening, Benefits Open Enrollment Ends October 31st, TWI Task Force, Teacher Recognitions, FAQs, and more….

September 14, 2011

In this issue: Free YMCA Trial for BFT Members, Open Enrollment for Medical and Dental Coverage, Credential Renewals, BPEF Classroom Grants and more...

April 27, 2011

In this issue: CFT and CTA Week of Action 9-13, General Membership Meeting on Budget Cuts and Negotiations May 5th, RALLY in San Francisco May 13th! and more…

March 14, 2011

In this issue: March 2nd Rally a Success, BFT Elections, General Membership Meeting on March 24th, FREE Stress-Reduction Program for Teachers, and more…

Jan 4, 2011

March 2nd Day of Action, Retirement Notification Bonus, STRS Workshop, CFT Convention Nominations, Leaves of Absence, iTunes U and more…

Nov 16, 2010

BFT Wins in 2010 Election, Members Volunteer In Large Numbers, December Paycheck Distribution Information, College Scholarships Available, and more…

May 10, 2010

April 21st Rally in Sacramento a Success!, All Members Urged to Attend May 13th Hearing on State Budget at Albany High School, School Board Candidate Interviews, BAM Lecture, BFT Nominations, Course Approvals, and more…

April 7, 2010

April 21st Rally in Sacramento – BFT Providing Buses!, Furlough Days Proposed by BUSD, César Chávez Event with “Fight in the Fields” on April 15th, Ecoliteracy Scholarships Available, and more...

February 26, 2010

March 4th Statewide Day of Action to Defend Public Education, César Chávez Commemoration, Information for Temporary Teachers, BFT Job Opening and more...