WIN THIS CAPTION CONTEST! …along with some cool CTA swag and statewide bragging rights! Follow the link and write your caption in the comment section. Good luck! http://bit.ly/2jk0QbA

Caption Contest! Caption this GIF for a chance to win some CTA swag! Instructions: Leave your caption, name and email in the comments at the bottom of the page. Enter as often as you wish until Jan. 12, 2018. The f… More info @ http://bit.ly/2jk0QbA Automated post from Val Verde Teachers Association – http://bit.ly/2w101Le December […]

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Oceanside Teachers Take “Mission Critical” Message to Packed Board Meeting Oceanside parents, students, and teachers packed the Oceanside Unified School District (OUSD) board meeting Tuesday night in an escalating battle to improve conditions that will attract the next ge… More info @ http://bit.ly/2zIfEd5 Automated post from Val Verde Teachers Association – http://bit.ly/2w101Le November 15, 2017 […]

Educators Are More Stressed at Work Than Average People, Survey Finds A survey by the American Federation of Teachers and the Badass Teachers Association found that teachers are reporting high stress levels and experiencing bad mental health days. More info @ http://bit.ly/2ih7TjM Automated post from Val Verde Teachers Association – http://bit.ly/2w101Le October 30, 2017 at […]

Too true!

Teacher Leadership Is Linked to Higher Student Test Scores in New Study The study found that schools with the highest levels of instructional and teacher leadership rank at least 10 percentile points higher in both math and English/language arts on state tests. More info @ http://bit.ly/2i9JgFs Automated post from Val Verde Teachers Association – http://bit.ly/2w101Le […]

This definitely makes you think.

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Every student deserves our support.

Defend Our Most Vulnerable Students Team Trump is dismantling educational opportunities for low-income, immigrant and LGBTQ kids. More info @ http://bit.ly/2xTJueA Automated post from Val Verde Teachers Association – http://bit.ly/2w101Le October 19, 2017 at 08:31PM

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Tell Congress to continue health care for children! The Senate Finance Committee Wednesday held a markup for the KIDS Act of 2017 (S. 1827), which would reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Congress let the program expir… More info @ http://bit.ly/2za1y18 Automated post from Val Verde Teachers Association – http://bit.ly/2w101Le October 09, 2017 at […]

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MAAC educators rally for fair treatment For teachers at MAAC charter, it’s all about opportunity, student success, and quality educators. Twenty-five teachers, educators, and community allies arrived at the Chula Vista MAAC Charter… More info @ http://bit.ly/2gaM9Wv Automated post from Val Verde Teachers Association – http://bit.ly/2w101Le October 04, 2017 at 10:22AM

8 Powerful Voices in Defense of Public Education – Diane Ravitch Listen to Diane Ravitch clearly explain how public education is being damaged by the billionaires who want to destroy your community public schools. More info @ http://bit.ly/2hKj8Vc Automated post from Val Verde Teachers Association – http://bit.ly/2w101Le October 03, 2017 at 01:16PM

Lily Eskelsen García on Twitter “We say #BackToSchool, but how about going forward to school? #AdviceForBackToSchool http://bit.ly/2xfHFEW” More info @ https://twitter.com/Lily_NEA/status/900370394267488256?s=09 Automated post from Val Verde Teachers Association – http://bit.ly/2w101Le August 24, 2017 at 08:13AM

Duncans opinion on the common core push back.

Arne Duncan: ‘White suburban moms’ upset that Common Core shows their kids aren’t ‘brilliant’ “Their child isn’t as brilliant as they thought they were,” he said, referring to lowered scores on tests aligned to the Common Core Standards. More info @ http://ift.tt/1HqAICJ Automated post from Val Verde Teachers Association – http://ift.tt/1aumYYU April 23, 2015 at […]

For those of you that have student loans you are still paying off for yourself, here are some ways you may be able to get some of them forgiven. ~AT

Student Loan Cancellation/Deferment Options for Teachers | NEA Member Benefits If you’re an educator serving in a low-income or subject-matter shortage area, it might be possible for you to cancel or defer your student loans. More info @ http://ift.tt/1JomVtE Automated post from Val Verde Teachers Association – http://ift.tt/1aumYYU April 20, 2015 at 06:06PM