Teacher Union Reform Network

Teacher Union Reform Network is a union-led effort to strengthen the nation’s teachers unions by promoting progressive reforms that will ultimately lead to better learning for all students. Because teachers are closest to students, to the learning process, and because of their link to parents and the larger communities, we are in a unique position to stimulate the necessary changes that will lead to sustaining more equitable and effective schools for all students.

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Regional TURN Summer Conference 2016

Regional TURN Summer Leadership ConferenceEQUITY & EXCELLENCE FOR ALL STUDENTS THROUGH INTEGRATING ACADEMIC, SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL LEARNINGOverview: The Teacher Union Reform Network (TURN) Regions are partnering with the Consortium for Educational Change to sponsor a summer leadership conference to engage teacher leaders in school, district and community collaborative partnerships that strive to ensure equity and excellence for all students. Read More

Great Lakes TURN Labor-Management Collaboration Conference May 2016

Dear Great Lakes TURN Colleague, Our next Great Lakes TURN event is scheduled for May 5-6, 2016 at the Doubletree Suites by Hilton Hotel & Conference Center Chicago-Downers Grove, 2111 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515. Our conference will focus on Renewing Our Profession: Creating Conditions that Empower & Engage All Learners Toward Excellence. We will continue to collaboratively examine ways to plan and integrate the implementation of rigorous and challenging student learning and teaching standards, practices and programs. Read More

Leading Our Profession - TURN: Teacher Union Reform Network

March 16, 2016

Regional Teacher Union Reform Network (TURN) meetings bring together teams of union, teacher, school and district leaders to engage in powerful conversations about the challenges facing education in local communities and across the country. The goal is to seek opportunities to work jointly to ensure all students succeed. The TURN network is hailed as an oasis for shared learning and problem-solving among union, administrative and community leaders. Read More