News for BTU Members
BTU Negotiating for raises and to keep insurance as a benefit.
The Negotiations teams have proposed a raise and are awaiting the District's response. BTU also rejected the District's offer to have employees pay a share of their health insurance premiums. To learn more click the Negotiation link to the left.

BTU Elections Underway
The 2019 BTU Elections are underway. Ballots are being mailed on March 1 and are due at the PO Box on the ballot no later than noon on March 21. Learn more

BTU EP VP Bernie Kemp honored
Bernie Kemp, the Vice President for Education Support Specialists has been selected as the ESP of the year by the Florida Education Association and was nominated for the national award.



Schools boast ESP Membership of 100%
Ten schools have alreaady reached 100% membership by their ESP's for 2018-19. See who they are

BTU Fights for Members Rights
Emotional Behavior Disorder (EBD) sites were precluded from exercising their contractual right to vote on changing their school schedule. BTU filed a grievance. Read more

BTU Secretary Roosevelt Mcclary Inspires Student Journalists
On January 26, 2017, BTU Secretary Roosevelt McClary delivered an inspirational message to almost 200 Broward County area high school students in an education workshop hosted by the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA).Read more
Empower!

Instead of publishing this newsletter, items are sent to members via e-mail and posted on social media. The old editions are still available as there are interesting articles contained in them.

  Member explains why steps disappeared
  Broward Teacher of the Year is BTU member
  Florida Legislature's unfriendly actions
  Highlights successful collective bargaining
   
  BTU Targets Bullying Principals
  Make Your Voice Heard
  11000 (New Membership Drive) Announced
  NOTE: Steward Monthly & Empower! now combined
   
  Where did our Steps Go?
  Negotiations updates for TSP, ESP, CSP
  BTU Training Calendar, BTU Text Messaging
  NOTE: Steward Monthly & Empower! now combined
   
  Know Your Rights, High School Survey
  Negotiations updates for TSP, ESP, CSP
  Courageous Information
  NOTE: Steward Monthly & Empower! now combined
   
  Harvest Picnic, Teachers Speak at Board Meeting
  FEA Delegate Assembly, BTU Facebook policy
  TSP & ESP News, VALIC Savings, BMG Money Loans
  View October Steward Monthly
   
  Work to Contract, Rules on Lead Money
  Surviving Year 1, Beward of Politicians
  CSP News, TSP News, ESP News
  View September Steward Monthly