SDUSD Recruits Amidst Impending Layoffs

SDUSD Recruits Amidst Impending Layoffs

Did you get a pink slip? Well good news! Turns out SDUSD is HIRING and will have a booth at this Saturday’s County Office of Education Teacher Recruitment Fair. They also had a booth last weekend at the National University Education Career Fair. If you would like to attend and let the district know how … Continue reading

Vote NOW in the SDEA Spring Election

Vote NOW in the SDEA Spring Election

Hello there 🙂 SDEA Elections start tomorrow, Monday, March 20th.  You will receive an electronic ballot in your personal email (probably the same account as the one you are reading right now).  You and your SDEA colleagues will get to vote to elect people for three different levels of union leadership: SDEA (local), CTA (state), … Continue reading

SDUSD’s Fake Future Financial 911

SDUSD’s Fake Future Financial 911

Shane Parmely, Teacher Bell Middle School Candidate for SDEA Board Seat 1, CTA Seat 16   People who do not LEARN from history are doomed to repeat it.  (Un)Fortunately, we don’t have to strain our brains much to remember how SDUSD regularly fabricates Fake Future Financial 911s to support its position at the bargaining table.  … Continue reading

Show Me What Democracy Looks Like

Show Me What Democracy Looks Like

Click Here for Our Fliers I was informed at the SDEA Board meeting (March 16th) by President Lindsay Burningham that the school mailboxes cannot be used during the election. I found this to be very odd, since the use of school mailboxes had been cleared up at a board meeting earlier this year. Per the … Continue reading

8 days left to VOTE!!!

8 days left to VOTE!!!

After voting started on Monday, March 21st, many members had trouble getting to their ballot. Here are some tips: Vote early to ensure you have time to deal with any issues that come up If you can’t find your ballot, do a “search” from inside your email. Search for “SDEA 2016” or “vote@simplyvoting.com” Make sure you … Continue reading

VOTING STARTS TOMORROW!!

VOTING STARTS TOMORROW!!

We only have ONE WEEK until Spring Break starts, so lets GET THE VOTE OUT ASAP!! Here’s what you can do: TOMORROW or TUESDAY hold a voting party!  Invite your colleagues to your room or to the staff lounge during lunch, before or after school, and help people vote!  Have a laptop or cell phone available so people … Continue reading

Meet our SDEA Board Candidates!

Meet our SDEA Board Candidates!

Shane Parmely, Candidate for SDEA PRESIDENT Bell Middle School Our union needs a president that knows organizing is not emails, website posts, and speeches but is actual face-to-face conversations with members which takes time, energy, and work.  And that’s the kind of work I like to do.   If elected President, we WILL have a well-planned … Continue reading