CTA State Council

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 […]

Wear Red For Public Ed Tomorrow!

  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 […]

What is ECLF?

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.

A meeting of our Early Career Teachers run by Kayla Bui and our Early Career Leadership Fellows.

Oppose Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education

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 […]