March 8th: NEA Webinar Opportunity on Hybrid Models
March 8, 7-8pm ET
Hy-What? Teaching & Learning in (all kinds of) Hybrid Models
This live panel of NEA teacher-leaders will discuss what works for them virtually, in-person, both at the same time, (a)synchronously, and everything in-between. These PK-13 educators will share strategies and reflect on the challenges and opportunities faced with their varied hybrid models of classroom instruction.
Teach Climate Justice Event This Thursday
The next "Teach Climate Justice" gathering, sponsored by the PPS Climate Justice Committee and the Portland Association of Teachers, will be held online February 25th, 4:00pm to 5:30pm. This session, co-sponsored with the Braided River Campaign, is “An Environmental Justice Tour of the Willamette River: Reimagining Portland's Fossil Fuel Sacrifice Zone." We'll provide teaching resources, opportunities for conversation, and insight from activists working for a just transition on the Willamette.
Please join us -- everyone is welcome. Also, see the event's flyer for the link.
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/93404874891
Unemployment Info Session for PAT Substitutes- January 7, 4-5:15pm
Are you a substitute educator struggling to navigate the Oregon Unemployment Insurance process?
On Thursday, January 7th, from 4:00-5:15PM, We have an Oregon Employment Department presenter who will give PAT substitute members a brief presentation and a Q & A session in which members and union leaders can ask questions.
Register for this important seminar here.
While the presenter cannot resolve issues with individual claims, they can answer any questions about OED policies, procedures, and regulations, including the best way to get help with a claim.
This webinar will accommodate 500 people, so be sure to register today. The seminar will be recorded and sent to those who are interested but cannot attend.
We hope to see you there.
ODE Listening Sessions on Re-Opening Schools for In-Person Instruction
We hope you’ll join one of the upcoming webinars.
- Session 1: Monday, December 7, 2020 at 5:00-6:00pm - Registration
- Session 2: Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 7:00-8:00am - Registration
- Session 3: Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 11:00am-12:00pm - Registration
- Session 4: Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 5:00-6:00pm - Registration
- Session 5: Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 7:00-8:00am - Registration
California Casualty QuoteFest Event December 17th
A PAT MEMBER BENEFIT!
California Casualty QuoteFest
Thursday, December 17th
Get your PAT Members Auto/Home/Renters Insurance Quotes. RSVP now!
Get a $25 Amazon Gift Card for a new Auto Insurance Quote!
Bonus: Two Fred Meyer Gift Cards will be given away during each session.
Save on PAT/OEA/NEA sponsored personal auto and home insurance provided by California Casualty.
Join us on Thursday, December 17th. The event is available in three sessions, 4:30, 5:00, or 5:30PM.
RSVP Here for the ZOOM meeting details and to select a time most convenient for you.
Teresa Muench NEA MB Affiliate Relations Specialist
4532 SW Henderson St. Seattle, WA 98136
Sherry Hanacek |Sr. Field Marketing Manager| Partner Relations
California Casualty Management Company
p: 971.226.8966 e: [email protected]
Want to see the rates?: www.ReadyForQuote.com/sherry
Watch “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” A Broadcast Tribute to Martin Luther January 18 King, Jr., Monday, January 18, 2021
PAT is a proud sponsor of the 36th annual Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: Great American Hero and World Citizen, presented by World Arts Foundation Inc.
This retrospective of Dr. King's legacy will be highlighted with dances, songs, and speeches. It will also spotlight those in our local, national, and global communities and leaders continuing his work.
Please join us on January 18th, 2021 from 12:00pm-5:00pm for this broadcast.
Responding to the impact of COVID-19, this virtual production has been expanded to multiple platforms and will be available on: www.worldartsfoundation.org, Open Signal, KBOO 90.7 FM, XRAY 107.7 FM, YouTube, Facebook and Twitch.
Please see the event's press release and flyer for more information.
Saving for the Future While Paying Off the Past
Do You Have a Student Loan or Debt?
Are You Saving for Retirement?
PAT members are invited to attend a virtual Saving for the Future while Paying Off the Past Workshop on Thursday, December 3rd, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
- Brief overview of your retirement plan.
- Why save for retirement?
- How much should you save for your retirement?
- How can you save for your retirement if you have debt?
- Interest rates, time horizons, and other considerations.
- Good debt and bad debt.
- How a 403b/TSA can help.
This event is free to all PAT members.
Please click here for the event's flyer.
Celebrate Latine Heritage Month
September 15th is the beginning of Latinx Heritage Month.
The PAT Racial Equity Committee has pulled together a wide variety of resources including:
- K-5 Scope and Sequence Example
- K-5 Exploring Identity Activities
- Online Lessons for K-12
- High-School Chicano Identity Activities and Resources
- Latinx Book List
Bargaining Proposal Showcase- March 16 and 18
UPDATE: Due to school closure, this event is postponed and will be rescheduled.
Since last May, PAT members have been volunteering ideas for new contract language via email, calls, and through work with the Bargaining Committee. In addition, the Bargaining Team has been meeting to bring all those suggestions together into an Initial PAT Bargaining Proposal.
SIGN-UP HERE On Monday, March 16th and Wednesday, March 18th, from 4:30 to approximately 6:30, the PAT Bargaining Team will present the PAT initial proposal to PAT MEMBERS ONLY. The presentation will be held here at the PAT. Because space is limited, we ask that you SIGN-UP HERE if you plan to attend.
Report Your Building Organizer
Please report your building organizer by filling out this form. Thank you!