Saturday I went to the CTA State Council Meeting. I attended committee after committee and spoke with members of the CTA governing board about the inequity of dues for our preschool teachers statewide. Our preschool teachers dues are disproportionally larger than our K-12 teachers. While I am not sure of the outcome, I believe it was […]
Tuesday, January 31, 2017, is the confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. CTA is requesting that all members wear red. The campaign is called Wear Red for Ed. and it is another way of expressing our concern that Betsy DeVos not the right choice for Secretary of Education. We want to […]
Congratulations to Aimee Tatum our 2016 Scholarship Recipient! Aimee is now attending Southern Utah University and making our district proud.
Check out page 22. http://educator.cta.org/i/776907-january-february-2017
Your Associations, VVTA and CSEA, working on a collaborative model for our district.
I hope you are all keeping dry out there.
Mick Gates speaking on the importance of the union.
Julie and Damon talk about ECLF. ECLF is bringing early career teachers into positions of influence in the association and the profession. Creating a better culture in Val Verde.
ANYA KAMENETZ Once again this year, President Obama hailed the nation’s high school graduation rate as it reached another record high — a whopping 83 percent. “When I took office almost eight years ago, we knew that our education system was falling short,” he said at a Washington, D.C., high school in October. “I said, […]
Betsy DeVos – President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of education – has no experience with public schools. She’s never worked as an educator or in a public school in any capacity. She didn’t attend public schools and did not send her children to public schools. Instead, she has spent her career working to undermine public […]
Recognizing our teachers.
Our two dedicated teachers Jessica Warren and Julie Sheline-Bernat, presenting to the Board on MTSS.
Adriana Vasquez presenting on our January training.