News from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos

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News from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos - June 2020

A Message from President Beth Kontos; Pass the House HEROES Act; Statement of Solidarity with our Black Students, Families, Educators, and Communities; Summer Leadership Institute 2020; Boston, Lowell Local Leaders Join AFT Massachusetts Board; AFT Massachusetts Endorses Senator Ed Markey for Re-election; AFT Massachusetts Celebrates Pride Month; Union Members Focused on Food Security Amid COVID-19 Pandemic in Lowell; Member Benefits Spotlight and more!

News from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos - May 2020

A Message from President Beth Kontos; Pass the House HEROES Act; AFT Members Supporting Mobile Food Markets in Lawrence; Virtual 34th Annual Statewide Paraprofessional Conference; Virtual Student Debt Clinic for AFT Members; AFT Massachusetts Holds Remote 2020 Convention; AFT Massachusetts Announces Recipients of 2020 Distinguished Service Awards; AFT Massachusetts Announces Recipients of 2020 Scholarship Awards; Member Benefits Spotlight and more!

News from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos - April 2020

A Message from President Beth KontosAFT Members Focused on Food Security Amid COVID-19 PandemicNew DESE Remote Learning Guidance Released: Highlights and Initial AnalysisThis Year’s MCAS Tests Cancelled After Parents, Students, and Educators Speak OutVirtual Student Debt Clinic for AFT MembersAFT MA Celebrates National Library Week; Member Benefits Spotlight and more!

 

News from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos - March 2020

A Message from President Beth Kontos; Telephone Town Hall for AFT Members; ACTION ALERT:  Waive All MCAS Testing and MCAS Graduation Requirements This Year; ACTION ALERT:  Boston Schools Need Resources and Stability – Not Receivership; BTU Unafraid Educators Are Welcoming, Cherishing, and Protecting Undocumented and Immigrant Students and Families; Celebrating Our Paraprofessionals; Member Benefits Spotlight and more!

A Message from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos - February 2020

A Message from President Beth Kontos; Students & Educators Calling for $120 Million Reinvestment in Public Colleges, Tuition Freeze in Next State Budget; Annual Conference for Paraprofessionals and School-Related Personnel; Get Ready for the 2020 AFT Massachusetts Convention!; Member Benefits Spotlight and more!

 

News from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos - January 2020

A Message from President Beth Kontos; Fulfilling the Promise of the Student Opportunity Act; AFT Massachusetts, Boston Teachers Union Both Endorse U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren in MA Democratic Presidential Primary; Boston Public Library Professional Staff Association Joins AFT Massachusetts, MA Library Staff Association; AFT Members Bringing Pro-Public Education Agenda to Local Elected Office; Member Benefits Spotlight and more!

 

News from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos - December 2019

A Message from President Beth Kontos; January 8th Tele-Town Hall with President Beth Kontos to Discuss the 2020 Presidential ElectionAmesbury Educators’ Political Engagement Leads to Contract Victory; A Call for Nominations: 2020 Distinguished Service Awards Program; Member Benefits Spotlight and more!

 

News from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos - November 2019

A Message from President Beth Kontos; An Update on the Fund Our Furure Campaign - A Victory for Equity; Get Involved in the AFTVotes Presidential Endorsement Process; Teacher Champion Award Helps Promote Solutions to Food Insecurity; AFT Massachusetts 2020 Scholarship Program; Member Benefits Spotlight and more!

Monthly Communicator - October 2019

A Message from President Beth Kontos; An Update on the Fund Our Furure Campaign; Lynn Educators Working Together for a Successful Contract Negotaition; Paras Brings Books and Joy to Kindergarteners; AFT Massachusetts Stands in Strong Solidarity with Chicago Teachers Union Educators; Member Benefits Spotlight and more!

Monthly Communicator - September 2019

A Message from President Beth Kontos; An Update on the Fund Our Furure Campaign; North Attleboro, Peabody Local Leaders Join AFT Massachusetts Board as New Vice Presidents; Union Member Candidate School; AFT Massachusetts Receives $25,000 Grant to Support New Teachers in Urban Districts and more!