- Addressing School Safety
- Ways to Support Pioneer
- Become a PAT Leader, Run for Office
- Next Week is Teacher for a Day
- Vote Yes on Measure 101!
- Help PAT Engage!
- Promoting Racial Equity in PPS
- Urban Educators from Around the Country Gather in Portland
- OEA Conflict Resolution Workshop, March 3, 2018
- Promising Practices Grants
- Athletic Grants from OEA and California Casualty
- Member-to-Member Specials
As you heard earlier this week, one of the tough topics still in front of us in bargaining is the issue of school safety.
As educators, we want our schools to be a place where students can make mistakes and be welcomed back into their classroom communities. But we know that interventions are needed for this to work, and many students will require ongoing support.Continue reading
Are you interested in getting more involved in PAT?
Nominations opened at the November 1st PAT Representative Assembly (PAT RA) for several elected positions in PAT. These positions are: PAT President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, PAT Executive Board Directors (5 positions), and PAT Delegates to the Oregon Education Association and National Education Association Representative Assemblies.
On January 23rd Oregon voters will participate in a special election to decide State Measure 101. The Oregon Education Association and The PAT have joined over 90 groups, including Oregon Nurses Association, AARP, and the Oregon Medical Association in endorsing Measure 101 for a healthy Oregon.Continue reading
The Racial Equity Task Force is hosting a Happy Hour/Social for PAT educators of color on Thursday, December 7th from 4:30-6:30 PM at the PAT office: 345 NE 8th Ave.
The Racial Equity Task Force is working on recommendations to PAT and PPS outlining how to advance racial equity in our schools. In order to better advocate for our members of color, we need to understand what issues you are facing at work. We want to hear from you!
The event is primarily our social, but please RSVP so we can tailor the event to your expectations, and order enough food.
Last week, the National Council of Urban Education Associations met in Portland. Union activists and officers from all over the country came together to talk about supporting our students and defending our profession.Continue reading