SDEA Members Stand in support of our Bargaining Team at School Board Meeting At Tuesday’s school board meeting, SDEA’s bargaining team notified the district of our intent to begin bargaining for a wage increase for 2016-17. Our speakers, including members of the bargaining team, rank and file educators, members of SDEA’s board of directors, and SDEA president Lindsay Burningham, eloquently demanded that the district invest directly in the classroom. Site /Program Delegations from across our union packed the auditorium and stood behind the bargaining team in solidarity and showed the district that we stand together! Our first bargaining sessions is scheduled for Monday, June 27th. We will be providing you regular updates throughout the process.
Posted on Jun 16, 2016 | Read more
Here is the link to the First Reading of the 2016 – 2017 SDEA Budget that was discussed at the May 11th, 2016 SDEA Rep Council meeting. Please share with your colleagues! SDEA Budget 2016-2017 First Reading May 11 2016
Posted on May 12, 2016 | Read more
On Wednesday, April 20th, Rep Council was presented with the power point presentation below concerning the upcoming wage and salary negotiations. It outlines the member input process, and the timelines for the upcoming bargaining. Please read and share the presentation with your site and your members. Rep Council Wage and Salary Presentation
Posted on Apr 29, 2016 | Read more
With the expiration of Prop. 30 looming, educators have an important opportunity to protect funding for our schools and classrooms through the Children’s Education & Health Care Protection Act. 585,000 signatures are needed to get this crucial proposition on the ballot this fall. As part of CTA’s campaign to collect those signatures, SDEA’s goal is 3,500—but we can do even better! Click the link below to learn more, and see your site Association Representative to sign on! Children’s Education and Healthcare Protection Act Also, available for SDEA’s membership is the video shared at last Wednesday’s Rep Council meeting showing how we can collect signatures on the petition to get the Proposition 30 extension on the June 2016 ballot.
Posted on Mar 11, 2016 | Read more
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