The school board & superintendent are laying off 1 in every 7 educators, so… WE’RE FIGHTING BACK! Parents and educators are holding town hall meetings with Superintendent Cindy Marten and every school board member. We want them to hear from us about how laying off nearly 1,000 educators and making other slash-and-burn cuts negatively effects our students and communities. Wednesday, April 26, 4-6PM with Trustee Kevin Beiser Thursday, April 27, 4-6PM with Trustees Barrera & McQuary Monday, May 1, 4-6PM with Superintendent Marten & Trustees Evans & Whitehurst-Payne We know these layoff notices are wrong! Their projected budget deficit is based on worst-case scenario predictions. The District doesn’t really know what its budget will be until June. Right now they are just guessing, and they have a long history of […]
Posted on Apr 5, 2017 | Read more
Please join your SDEA Bargaining Team, Bargaining Commission, and SDEA leadership as we “sunshine” our initial proposal for the 2017-2018 bargaining campaign and call for NO layoffs at the SDUSD Board meeting TOMORROW (Tuesday, March 14th) from 4:30-6:00 PM. Lower Class Size Expanded Enrichment Classes Attract and Keep the Best Educators Resources for kids No Destabilizing Schools
Posted on Mar 13, 2017 | Read more
Dear Colleagues, This week, as a nation, we held our breath to see how others would respond to the most divisive presidential election in our lifetimes. We can be proud that the students, teachers and staff of San Diego Unified responded to those results with grace and compassion. We gathered ourselves in classrooms and conference rooms and pledged to support one another and the students we serve. It is up to all of us to continue building on that response in the time ahead. We work every day to create positive school climates and cultures where everyone is respected and seen as a valued member of the school community. We acknowledge that there may be students feeling vulnerable as a result of the election. We also have community members who […]
Posted on Nov 10, 2016 | Read more
After seven rounds of negotiations that first began last school year, your SDEA bargaining team has reached a tentative agreement on a fair and competitive 4% across-the-board salary increase for all of our members. If ratified by the SDEA membership, this increase would bring our highest step for most of our members to over $95,000 a year, in addition to substantially improving career earnings. Under the terms of the tentative agreement, this pay increase would be implemented in two phases: · 3% of the raise will be retroactive to July 1, 2016 for every SDEA member. · A compounded 1% increase effective January 1, 2017 for SDEA members who are on the 12 pay plan and February 1, 2017 for those on […]
Posted on Sep 30, 2016 | Read more
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