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NBFT Supports United Teachers Los Angeles

posted Jan 15, 2019, 5:28 PM by NBFT Local 1060   [ updated Jan 15, 2019, 5:39 PM ]

On Monday, January 15, 2019, the North Bergen teachers showed support for the United Teachers Los Angeles. According to CNN, "
an estimated 32,000 Los Angeles teachers and staff members hit the picket lines Monday, demanding lower class sizes, higher salaries and more counselors and nurses in over 1,000 schools" (Yan, Elam, & Nieves, 2019). Teachers in Los Angeles have been working without a contract and are on a verge of a strike. The teachers in North Bergen showed their support by wearing red-colored clothing. Thank you, North Bergen teachers!
View the photo gallery below.



NBFT at North Bergen Winterfest 2018

posted Jan 9, 2019, 7:12 PM by NBFT Local 1060   [ updated Jan 9, 2019, 7:16 PM ]

The NBFT attended the annual North Bergen Winterfest on November 29, 2018 and handed out free children's and young adult books to the community! Books were donated by the Need2Read Program, Inc. 





Hudson Hills Teacher of the Quarter Celebration (Fall 2018)

posted Oct 15, 2018, 5:53 PM by NBFT Local 1060   [ updated Oct 15, 2018, 5:56 PM ]

The celebration was thrown by Hudson Hills, formerly known as Schuetzen Park, on Monday, October 15, 2018.
The owner of Hudson Hills, Anne-Marie van der Velde, wanted to give back to the community by honoring teachers and students of the community. These awards will be given out quarterly. 
The recipients were nominated by their colleagues.

The honorees were Iris Rodriguez, Sharon DiGiovanni, Marisol Rodriguez, Kathy Milk, and retiree Tom Berube.

View the photo gallery below.

Contract Conversation (Thurs, Oct 25, 2018)

posted Oct 13, 2018, 8:00 PM by NBFT Local 1060   [ updated Oct 13, 2018, 8:01 PM ]

Your contract is a document that works for you! Make sure it’s working as hard as you are. Do you know what is in your contract? Are there ideas you’d like included in the next contract? We’d like to hear them! Join the NBFT staff members in an FAQ session about your current contract on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 3:00 PM. 
Click on the image below to print!


Milestone Celebration (Fri, Nov 16, 2018)

posted Oct 13, 2018, 1:00 PM by NBFT Local 1060   [ updated Dec 11, 2018, 7:19 AM ]

Join us in honoring teachers & staff who have been in the North Bergen school district for 5, 10, and 25 years. Congratulations!
Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018 (rescheduled to Nov 16 due to the snowstorm)
Time: 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Price$74.00* (per person). See your Union Representative by November 2. 
           *Prices are $68 for 5th Year Honorees
                             $63 for 10th Year Honorees
                             $0 for 25th Year Honorees (+1 guest, also free)
                             $74 for all other attendees

Click on each flier below to print!

LocationVilla Almafi  - 
793 Palisade Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 

North Bergen Hires New Teachers

posted Oct 13, 2018, 12:21 PM by NBFT Local 1060   [ updated Oct 13, 2018, 12:22 PM ]

Hudson TV Reporter Jeff Henig spoke with the President of the North Bergen Federation of Teachers, Elizabeth Lynch and Superintendent of Schools Dr. George Solter who discussed about the orientation and the importance of teacher orientation as the district prepares for next week’s opening of schools.


NBFT at the AFT Convention (Summer 2018)

posted Oct 13, 2018, 12:11 PM by NBFT Local 1060   [ updated Oct 13, 2018, 12:11 PM ]

North Bergen Federation of Teachers at the AFT Convention in 
Pittsburgh (Summer of 2018)! View photos from their trip!






2018 End-of-Year / Retirement Celebration

posted Oct 13, 2018, 11:59 AM by NBFT Local 1060   [ updated Oct 13, 2018, 12:02 PM ]

View the photos from the NBFT's 2018 End-of-Year / Retirement Celebration! 
Click the photo below to visit the full photo gallery!






Teacher Appreciation Week 2018

posted May 9, 2018, 6:33 PM by NBFT Local 1060   [ updated Oct 13, 2018, 11:45 AM ]

Happy Teacher Appreciation week, Happy Secretary’s Day, and Happy Nurse’s Day!
We at the North Bergen Federation of Teachers wish to acknowledge all the great work our members do all year long.

- The Officers of the NBFT

Conga Cafe Social Gathering Photo Gallery

posted Apr 28, 2018, 7:22 AM by NBFT Local 1060   [ updated Apr 28, 2018, 7:33 AM ]

View photos from the NBFT social gathering at the Conga Cafe on Friday, April 27, 2018. We had an outstanding time socializing with each other! Click on the photos below to view the photo gallery. 




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