President's Reports


2019 - 2020 School Year

 

September 2019

As you can see from the emails to you, this has, as usual, been a busy summer – legal action to get the District to begin negotiations, court, arbitrations attempting to correct the transfer mess, etc. As you can see from our latest email to you (btfny.org –News/Alerts), the District has as of this writing, refused to agree to meet for negotiations. We have filed both a Declaration of Impasse and an Improper Practice charge against the District. << Read More >>
 
 

2018 - 2019 School Year

 

June 2019

The District has agreed to a BTF Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU clarifies how part-time positions are handled. 1. If there is more than one part-time teacher in the same tenure area at the school and a full-time position is created, the part-time teacher with the greatest seniority shall have the contractual right to the full-time position. 2. If a portion of a full-time position [an itinerant position], eg. a teacher teaching .4 at one school and a .6 at another school ... << Read More >>
 

September 2018

Welcome back. Hopefully, your summer “layoff” was restful, safe, and productive. This year will be, as are most, filled with challenges. However, we will, as always, change them into successes and accomplishments. With the finest and most dedicated teachers anywhere, how can we not prevail? As you can see from the emails to you, this has, as usual, been a busy summer – court, arbitration, attempting to correct the transfer mess, etc. << Read More >>
 
 

2017 - 2018 School Year

 

June 2018

The District, as if this writing, has agreed to two (2) BTF Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs). We are awaiting the signature of the Superintendent. The first MOU, for this year only, will prevent reapplication by the few teachers who, as per the District, applied for a transfer online via the portal. They will not have to reapply in writing << Read More >>
 

September  2017

Welcome Back! Hopefully, your summer “layoff” was restful, safe, and productive. This year will be, as are most, filled with challenges. However, we will, as always, change them into successes and accomplishments. With the finest and most dedicated teachers anywhere, how can we not prevail? As you can see from the emails to you, this has, as usual, been a busy summer - court, arbitration, attempting to correct the transfer mess, etc. << Read More >>

 

 

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