Marilyn Stewart to hold "media availability" Saturday morning beginning at nine...

Chicago Teachers Union President Marilyn Stewart will be holding a "press availability" at the Chicago Teachers Union offices in the Merchandise Mart beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday morning, May 22, 2010. A CTU press release stated that the union expects the final results of the May 21, 2010 election to be tallied by the American Arbitration Association by between 2:00 and 4:00 a.m. on May 22.

Chicago Teachers Union President Marilyn Stewart (above, at the April 28 meeting of the Chicago Board of Education) is facing an unprecedented number of challengers in the May 21, 2010 election. Substance photo by George N. Schmidt.The following is the text of the press release issued by the union:

Thursday, May 20, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rosemaria Genova, Office: 312/329-6250, Cell: 708/712-4629


Chicago Teachers Union - Election Results

WHO: Chicago Teachers Union President Marilyn Stewart and fellow officers

WHAT: The Chicago Teachers Union 2010 election results are being tabulated by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and results are expected to be in between 2:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. Saturday morning.

After receiving the election results, a press release will be sent out from Rosemaria Genova, Press Secretary of the Chicago Teachers Union, with the official results at that time.

President Marilyn Stewart will have a press availability between 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Chicago Teachers Union office, located on the 4th floor of the Merchandise Mart.

DATE: May 22, 2010

WHEN: Press availability between 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. WHERE: Chicago Teachers Union, 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60654

* For the latest up-to-date details on the 2010 election please follow the Chicago Teachers Union website at The Chicago Teachers Union represents 31,000 teachers and educational support personnel working in the Chicago Public Schools. CTU, an affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers and the Illinois Federation of Teachers, is the third largest union in the country and the largest local union in Illinois.

For further information regarding this media advisory and current CTU news, please visit our website at



May 21, 2010 at 2:56 PM

By: Sarah


The IFT Exec Bd is meeting in St. Louis this weekend; she's a paid officer and the others are on the Bd.

So where oh where will she be?

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