Monthly Archive: August 2013

Aug 27

Important VEA Updates

Class Sizes Per Article 10.2.1, site managers have 10 student days to adjust class sizes or caseloads. On the 11th student day, members start notifying their managers if they continue to be over. Payment for overages begin on the 11 student day, however, site managers have an additional five student days to bring class size …

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Aug 22

Come get your VEA Swag!

VEA is pleased to announce the opening of our VEA Store – We Are Educators. We have a variety of items, including shirts (for men, women and babies!), mugs, skins for your computers and a host of other items. You can buy your VEA swag by going to our VEA Store. VEA earns a small …

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Aug 21

Your Safety is Protected per our contract and ed code

Members, Please keep in mind that the VCUSD/VEA Collective Bargaining Agreement has specific information about your safety in the classroom. Per Article 9: Per 9.1 of the VEA/VCUSD Contract – Each school site shall develop rules for student conduct & discipline. 9.1.1 – These rules & your responsibilities are supposed to be reviewed annually. 9.1.2 …

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Aug 16

VEA Breakfast a HUGE Success!!

On behalf of the Vallejo Education Association (VEA), I want to thank all of the members who showed up to VEA’s first event of the year, our VEA Breakfast. We had about 200 people attend, eat food, hang out with colleagues and receive great information, including the President’s Report, linked below. On the second page …

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Aug 14

Open Enrollment for Catastrophic Leave starts NOW!

VEA members are able to donate their personal leave days to the catastrophic leave bank for members who are may be fighting a serious illness or other helping a loved one who is seriously ill. Open enrollment for VEA’s Catastrophic Leave Bank starts now. Members can donate a day or more of personal leave to …

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Aug 11

Proceed with caution – Do NOT sign! (updated)

VCUSD plans to unveil a “confidentiality” form that teachers may be asked to sign upon returning to school this week. VEA believes that confidentiality of student information is a vital interest that must be protected. However, VEA has serious concerns about the ambiguity of this form and plans to urge the District to meet with …

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Aug 07

Algebra Success Academy to come to Vallejo!

VEA is excited to announce an exciting partnership between VEA and VCUSD (with support from CTA). We will be launching the Algebra Success Academy in the 2013-14 school year. Teachers will be provided with training on the Algebra Success Academy model and then will be able to use what they have learned directly into their …

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