- Living Up to Our Agreements
- Watch Out for IP 65
- Get Out and Vote May 17th
- Reviewing School Boundaries
- PAT Members' Scholarship Awards
- No Contract Exceptions for Conferences
- Elect Your Building Representatives
- Join Us to Celebrate PAT, May 25th
- Weigh In on the PPS Budget
- Support the Gas Tax!
The results from this year's TELL survey are now available online. Take a look at how Portland compares with the rest of the state, and how your school compares with the rest of the District (If your school is not listed that means fewer than 50 percent of the staff responded).
Recently, Stand For Children has been trying to gain access to school buildings in order to promote a ballot measure they're sponsoring, Initiative Petition 65. The proposal promises to improve graduation rates by promoting career technical education (CTE). As educators, we all want to see Oregon's graduation rates go up, but Stand for Children's proposal will actually do more harm than good.Continue reading
For over a year, the District has been reviewing school boundaries and discussing whether and how they need to change.
Two PAT members have been a part of the formal review process, known as DBRAC, the District Boundary Review Advisory Committee. While we will not take a position on the scenarios currently being considered by the District, PAT has consistently made our priorities clear.Continue reading
With so many serious issues facing Portland educators, it is more important than ever to have a group of committed representatives, who listen to and advocate for the teachers in your building. It's time for each building to elect their representatives!Continue reading