…that thanks to a plugin and no technical skill on Dave’s part whatsoever, JETA.BIZ looks great on a smartphone? (At least it does on my iPhone. I’m hoping it looks as great on Android.) Now you can have JETA.biz close to your heart, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! Who could ask for […]
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News & information for members
Here is a great article by Jessica Bakeman, published in Capital New York, November 21, 2013. She discusses some obstacles to implementing the Common Core Curriculum for teachers and school districts: Teachers wait for next chapter of $28.3 million curriculum from state…
The NYSUT Member Action Center (MAC), an online tool to connect a grass-roots community of activists interested in education, health care and other issues affecting working people and families, also supports political action. On your phone or your computer, you can make your voice heard through the MAC. Stay engaged, keep informed and take action on […]
Dan Kinley, NYSUT’s Director of Policy and Program Development, recently gave a presentation at the Syracuse Fall Leadership Conference on November 2, 2013. Here are a few of his remarks: SED released statewide data regarding APPR results on 10/29/13- 49.7% Highly Effective 41.8% Effective 4.4% Developing 1% Ineffective 3.1% Incomplete The numbers are similar to […]
JETA Holiday Party
The JETA Holiday Party will be held on December 6, 2013 at 3:45 p.m. at the Wayside. The cost is $10.00 per person. Feel free to invite friends and significant others. Please R.S.V.P. to Jodi May at Elbridge Elementary by December 2, 2013.
Education Forum November 25th The Region’s next Education Forum is being sponsored by Assembly Education Committee member, Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney and Assemblyman Marc Butler. Also in attendance will be Assembly Education Committee members Assemblyman Al Graf and Assemblyman Ed Ra. The forum is free and open to the public, and will be held at the OHM BOCES Building on Middle Settlement […]
New York State United Teachers is participating in a national day of action on December 9, 2013. We are asking all members to wear the color blue on this day as a show of unity in a call to Reclaim the Promise of Public Education. In New York our campaign if focused on a call […]
JETA is organizing a Christmas Party at the Wayside on Friday Dec, 6 at 3:30. More details will be coming so stay tuned.
Notes from Kiki & Brian
Holiday Celebration Save the date: December 6th (more info to come) Negotiations Contract negotiations have begun. The bargaining committee will be meeting November 18th. You will receive a survey in the near future so you can give input and share concerns. Retirement Information Session JETA will hold an informational session on retirement […]
JETA will hold an informational session on retirement on December 17, 2013 to begin at approximately 4:00pm. We will review some general guidelines and steps involved in the retirement application to the New York State Teachers’ Retirement System. We will also review the steps to take locally with regards to resignation from the district for […]