Gwendolyn Laurendine is Geraldine Bell Award recipient
United Teachers of New Orleans member Gwendolyn Laurendine was named the Geraldine Bell Memorial Award winner at the Louisiana Federation of Teachers Paraprofessional and School Related Personnel Conference, held on February 22 at the Baton Rouge Marriott Hotel.
The annual PSRP Conference recognizes the contributions of school support staff. It includes professional development workshops, briefings on important legislative and educational issues, and awards to honor the achievements of members.
Appeal court vindicates 7,000 fired educators
(Baton Rouge – January 16, 2014) Some 7,000 teachers and school employees who were wrongfully terminated in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina were vindicated Wednesday by a five-judge panel of the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal.
(Baton Rouge – January 8, 2014) For the second time in less than a year, a Baton Rouge district court judge has ruled Act 1 of 2012, the so-called “talent act,” unconstitutional.
UTNO is proud to offer professional development workshops from the "Strategies for Student Success" series. These workshops feature research-based content on teaching and learning for novice and veteran teachers alike. As in past years, workshops will be held on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon. In addition, this year we are pleased to announce a series of mini-sessions on Thursday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Register Today!