There will be a meeting of the JETA Executive Committee on Wednesday, 11/13/13, at 3:45 p.m. at the Middle School. If you have any items that you would like to submit for the agenda, please respond with a comment here. I will send an agenda out on Tuesday, 11/12/13. Thanks for your patience.
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Invitation to the BOE
Paul and I are in the process of reaching out to the Board of Education. I will be inviting the board president to meet with Paul and I to discuss the needs of the teachers, as well as to invite an opportunity for the board to connect with our teachers and members. If you have […]
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A couple of updates
First, I’m sorry if you came across the old 404 error/page not found page. That was left over from a draft on the site and I thought I’d deleted it. Second, we have 128 members. Only two members of the entire union have not yet enrolled. This gives us a lot of flexibility to work […]
Can we see how many more teachers are coaching and work towards improving the compensation? Those salaries have been frozen for three years. Also, I feel administration keeps giving teachers more responsibilities that have less to do with teaching and more to do with administering the education of our students (I.e. teachers told to triangulate […]
Happy McClurg dropped in to tell me today that she took her laptop to bed with her to be able to read the latests JETA.biz news last night–and she woke up at 2 AM with her laptop still on the front page. We aren’t sure that means anything good for the content on the site […]
At the Executive Committee meeting on October 21st, members of the committee were surprised to hear that JETA Treasurer Doug Hickman and Grievance Chair Leo McCormick had decided to trade places. As Leo said at the time, being the Treasurer involves a ridiculous amount of work, and he thought Doug deserved a break. When asked […]
A JETA-sponsored Back-to-School Night for Parents…An Invitation to BOE members, inviting them in for the day, to see firsthand, a day in the life of a teacher… These are just a few ways JETA might make connections with parents and the community. What are some of your ideas? Feel free to post them here. As […]
What is JETA dot BIZ?
Hey everybody– Welcome to JETA.biz. We’re trying to take the old JETA newsletter and put it up online so that we can get material out to you more quickly and get more feedback from you than we’ve been able to do in the past. I’m going to try and anticipate some questions. Why a blog? […]