Parcel Tax - YES on A!

Vote YES on Measure A to renew local school funding that is critical to protecting the quality education and outstanding academic programs in our Novato schools. Measure A will ensure that our Novato schools can prepare local students for success in high school, college and future careers.

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Nominations are Open for NFT Executive Board

The Nominating Committee has been appointed and a tentative slate has been prepared. To place the name of an NFT member in good standing on the ballot please email one of the Nominating Committee members below before April 21, 2014. Provide full name, worksite, and the office interested in.

Nominating Committee:

Audrey Sand      Email:  audrey.sand@verizon.net

Elizabeth Marin  Email:  elizabeth_marin@aol.com

Janet Lucas:       Email:  lucasjanetv@yahoo.com

Proposed Slate for NFT Executive Board 2014/15:

Treasurer:               Tim Blok

Secretary:               Christina Lunde

Secretary:               Adam Williams

VP High School:     Jon Dick

VP Middle School:  Linda LaVere

VP Elementary:       Fran Rozoff

Scholarships Available

Scholarships are available for children of NFT members. If your child is a senior and plans to attend college next year, please encourage them to apply for the NFT Scholarship. The application may be downloaded here. The deadline to apply is April 30, 2014.

Scholarships are also available for current college students at CFT.org.

 

 

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Share My Lesson tops 500,000 users

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Apply now for the Prize for Solution-Driven Unionism

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Online Master's in Education Programs

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The Reviews.com team of researchers dedicated hundreds of hours examining and evaluating 208 different master’s in education programs. Based on a number of data points, they narrowed the list down to 13 standout programs to review in detail. Their research team conducted a thorough review of each of those options, evaluating them across 79 different features. The end result is an unbiased, data-driven review guide to assist you in your evaluation process.

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