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    Retirement Planning Seminar 11/8 - Please RSVP

    The PAT will be holding a Financial Planning / Retirement Seminar at 4:30 PM on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 4:30 PM at the PAT office (345 NE 8th Ave., Portland, OR 97232. 

    This seminar is another benefit for Active PAT Members.

    The theme is "In The Home Stretch:  Retiring in 1 to 5 Years"  (This is for people nearing retirement and thinking about doing the PERS Bubble.)

    Please register here
    or call the PAT office at (503) 233-5018 to register.

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    Make Sure Teachers' Voice is Heard in Politics: Vote by November 6th


    The Portland Association of Teachers Political Action Committee (PAT PAC) is proud to announce its candidate endorsements for the November 2018 general election. The board considers candidates’ positions on public education, their commitment to union values, their alignment to PAT strategic goals including racial equity, and their electability. PAT PAC funds come from the voluntary contributions of PAT PAC contributors, not dues dollars. To contribute to the PAT PAC, return this form to the PAT office.

    Oregon Governor: Kate Brown

    Portland City Commissioner Position 3: Jo Ann Hardesty

    Metro Council Position 2: Christine Lewis

    Oregon House of Representatives

    • HD 33: Mitch Greenlick
    • HD 36: Jennifer Williamson
    • HD 41: Karin Power
    • HD 42: Rob Nosse
    • HD 43: Tawna Sanchez
    • HD 44: Tina Kotek
    • HD 45: Barbara Smith Warner
    • HD 46: Alissa Keny-Guyer

     The Portland Association of Teachers has also taken positions on the following ballot measures:

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    Help PAT Engage!

    The goal of the Engage! project is to have a face-to-face, one-on-one conversation with every one of our members, to learn what‘s working in our schools and what’s getting in the way of teaching and learning. Sign up here to volunteer to be a listener.

    This fall, we need enough volunteers to get to every school site we didn't visit last year. We need your help to make this possible!

    Please volunteer on an upcoming Friday to take a day away from your classroom to talk to teachers in another school. OEA will pay for your sub, and volunteers have described their experience as being “invigorating and enlightening.”

    You can see where we plan to be each week when you click on the link above.