An important notice for ESL and SEI teachers

Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) MTEL test available in June 2014

The newly developed Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) test will be implemented as a computer-based test beginning June 9, 2014.

Registration for the SEI test will be available on May 7, 2014. To register, go to the MTEL program website,, and select “Register

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An important message from AFT President Randi Weingarten

Higher education in America should be about expanding opportunities for middle- and working-class families, not a “debt sentence,” and not a way for Wall Street and for-profit colleges to profit off of students and families. Which is why this weekend, at the AFT Higher Education Issues Conference, we launched a national effort to reclaim the

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Sign the petition. Save our public schools!

Please read and share this important message: At this moment, important education policy decisions are being made in our state legislature. Many of our in-district public schools are facing significant cuts in funding for staff and other critical resources while a disproportionate amount of the main source of state funding for public education (Chapter 70)

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Vote for AFT Everyday Heroes

Read about inspiring AFT members who are reclaiming the promise, and vote today for your favorite AFT Everyday Heroes at Get to know fellow members with inspiring AFT Everyday Hero stories that epitomize the spirit of public service, camaraderie and compassion—a spirit that motivates us all to reclaim the promise in

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Supporting our Union Brothers and Sisters

AFT MA Mike Canavan at the GBLC Legislative Breakfast with the boots worn by his late father-in-law, Somerville Firefighter George McCann. Canavan brought the boots to collect donations for the families of Boston firefighters affected by the tragic fire in the Back Bay.

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SAVE THE DATE – APRIL 5, 2014 BTU—AFT-MA PARAPROFESSIONAL STATEWIDE CONFERENCE BTU HALL (180 Mount Vernon Street, Boston) For information, please contact Patty O’Donnell at BTU ( Registration deadline is MARCH 28

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