Annual BFT Social/Fundraiser
Join the BFT on Friday, March 1st at the Bloomington Event Center for fun, food, drinks, bingo and prize drawings to raise money for Education Foundation of Bloomington scholarships. Buy tickets online beginning Wednesday, February 13th at bit.ly/BFTFun.
- Who: BFT Members and your significant others
- When: March 1st, 4:30pm-8:30pm
- Where: Bloomington Event Center (Knights of Columbus) 1114 American Blvd W, Bloomington, MN 55420
- What: Scholarship fundraiser for the Education Foundation of Bloomington to support BPS students
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BFT Membership Week: September 24-28
We are having Membership Monday, Trivia Tuesday, "Wellness" Wednesday, Thrifty Thursday and Future Friday. Learn more about the BFT Membership Week activities here.
BFT Fall Tailgate Picnic, September 23
- To wrap up BFT membership week (and replace the fall picnic), we will have a BFT tailgate picnic on Friday, September 28th before the "Battle of Bloomington" football game between Kennedy and Jefferson, starting at 3:30-6:00 PM. Bring your family, lawn chairs and games. All are welcome!!
Support the Burnsville Education Association
- Please read the letter from the president of the Burnsville Education Association, asking for our support in their contract struggles with their district. They were very supportive of the BFT during our difficult negotiations.
BFT Officer Elections on April 19th
- Stop by and see your building steward to vote for your BFT officers. Click here to learn more about the officer candidates.
Heritage Days Parade Volunteers and Books Needed
- We need YOUR help! Education Foundation of Bloomington counts on US to help hand out collected books to children that attend the parade. Bring your wagon, your kids and your dog. Come help hand out books.
- Sign up to walk in the parade here
- Can’t walk in the parade? You can help by collecting new or barely used books now. Books can be dropped off in the Education Foundation of Bloomington boxes in the staff lounge.
Volunteers needed for 2018 NEA RA
- With the 2018 National Education Association’s Representative Assembly being held in Minneapolis, June 30-July 5, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Many volunteers are needed to help the event run smoothly.
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Substitute Teachers Can Join EdMN
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