Ride for Public Education and Phone Jam

Region 4 ESC 7200 Northwest 100 Dr, Houston, TX

We need to hold Gov. Abbott accountable for his reckless decisions and demand respect for our health and our public schools.

Support for Grieving Students

Online via Zoom

Engaging in conversations about loss and the death of loved ones is essential with young people.

Digital Modeling

Online via Zoom

Participants will explore what it means to integrate content and technology standards in a meaningful and purposeful way.

HFT Professional Development Program Happy Hour

Berrhill Baja Grill Heights 702 E 11th Street, Houston, TX

Come and join us, have fun, and learn about HFT’s services, benefits, and Professional Development opportunities, including the new Mindfulness & Meditation Program!

Free drinks and food are provided to members. Please invite your co-workers to join us and sign-up to be HFT members!

HFT Steward Training

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel - Hobby Airport 8181 Airport Blvd, Houston, TX

Back to School Stewards Training is set. Wednesday, August 18th. The teacher prep day is on Wed. 8/18 this year as opposed to a Friday in other years. We have approval for HISD PD credit for our stewards +1 person from the campus to attend. We need RSVPs by August 6th and we’ll submit that list to the district to get registered. If you are your campus's steward please register so we can get you credit for attending this professional development. Click here &hellip read more

Take action: Volunteer to Phone Bank today!

Sign up for a phone banking shift today! We are making calls at our office Tuesdays and Thursdays now through election day. All callers will be socially distanced and participants must be fully vaccinated to participate. Snacks and drinks will be provided. What is at stake in this school board election? Some on the school board candidates want to turn over some Achieve 180 schools to charter schools, make all teachers reapply for their jobs and implement a churn and burn mindset &hellip read more

Free

Know Your Rights Training for Educators

HFT Ranch Office 1220 Blalock, Ste. 300, Houston, TX

Do you know your rights as an educator? Do you know what HB4545 is and how it impacts your job? Next Tuesday, October 26th, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., come to the The HFT Ranch office at 1220 Blalock, Ste. 300, and hear education attorney Chris Tritico speak on these topics and answer these questions! We are also offering a virtual option for those who cannot attend in-person to participate.  Register in advance for this meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtcOivrTgsG9N7eqkEG7-qzNjH4_OEVqd_

free

Teacher Evaluations – TTESS – Virtual Event *Requires Registration*

Zoom Meeting

The Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) will soon replace TADS, HISD’s current teacher evaluation system. This session is designed to provide useful information on T-TESS to help you be prepared for the upcoming school year. Participants will engage in activities that will help them: Understand the TTESS process. Learn how the domains, dimensions, descriptors, and performance levels of the T-TESS rubric apply to educators' roles and responsibilities. Learn methods educators can use to properly document and maintain evidence. &hellip read more