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MORE Fall Convention 2017

Movement of Rank and File Educators Caucus

Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

MORE Fall Convention 2017

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Movement of Rank and File Educators - 2017 Convention

TWO-Day Event

*Please send any proposals for discussion and debate (i.e. positions, resolutions, proposals for bylaw amendments) to,, (together)

**Friday October 13th (7-10pm)**~ Open to all! Hear from speakers, socializing and refreshments


Project REACH

39 Eldridge Street, 4th Floor


B,D Trains to Grand Street

F Train to East Broadway

Guest Speakers: 


  • Khalid Al Alim - Community organizer with UTLA* on the "Schools Los Angeles Students Deserve"
  • Troy Walcott - IBEW Local 3* Shop steward - On strike at Spectrum (Time Warner) since March
  • Marcus McArthur - Teacher at City-As-School, UFT Executive Board, High School Representative



**Saturday October 14th (9am-5pm)** ~ (Open to all- Only members can vote.) Plenary, workshops & discussions, we’ll decide our priorities for the coming year


PS 58, The Carroll School

330 Smith Street,

Brooklyn, NY

F or G Train to Carroll Street

(Breakfast and Lunch Provided)

(Childcare available, RSVP to by 10/7)


9-9:30  Arrival, Registration

9:30- 10:15 Welcome & Opening Plenary


Plenary Speakers:


  • Bob Peterson - Retired 5th grade teacher, past president, Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association*, editor, Rethinking Schools*,
  • Catlin Preston - Teacher, former Delegate, Central Park East I school, rubber room inmate for 11 months now fully exonerated of all charges, 
  • Kaliris Salas-Ramirez - Parent leader of successful movement to remove abusive Principal Monica Garg from Central Park East I



Secrets of a Successful Organizer: Organize your School and Strategies for Chapter & Delegate elections - Jia Lee, Chapter Leader at the Earth School


Teacher Diversity in New York City - Sean Ahern, Delegate at East Island Academy


Defending Immigrant Students - Will Russell, Teacher at Liberty High School For Newcomers, TeachDream


Social Justice Curriculum in your classroom - Adam Sanchez, Harvest Collegiate HS


12:20- 1:15 Working Lunch


1:15-2:30 Open Discussion


2:40- 4:30 Discussion and Debate Period: Please send any proposals for discussion and debate (i.e. positions, resolutions, bylaw amendments) to


To familiarize your self with our Bylaws:


4:30-5:00 Closing & Clean-Up


The Movement of Rank and File Educators asserts that the workplace rights of educators are an essential element of public education. The well being of communities in which our children live, is as much a part of the mission as the work we do in schools. We must transform the narrative of the education reformers as they push harder than ever to privatize our entire educational system and destroy our union. Let’s Fight for the Schools NYC Students and Teachers Deserve!

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