Category Archive: CTA

Jan 27

What is the NEA RA?

What is the NEA RA

Declaration of Candidacy – DC (Download form)

Feb 27

ATTENTION 2014-2015 RETIREES!!!

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  VEA is pleased to announce that, Pending final approval by the school board, a $5,000. retirement bonus will be offered to the first 20 members who notify the District that they will retire at the end of the 2014-2015 school year.  Notification must be received by the District Office by April 13, 2015.  The incentive …

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Jan 29

The Monthly Dues for 2014-2015 are now REVISED

Monthly Dues 2014-2015 Revised

Dec 22

1st Annual VEA/CSEA/CLS Solidarity Holiday Event — Huge Success!

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Rain or Shine, A GOOD TIME WAS HAD BY ALL!   From the gracious hearts of the attendees there were boxes of toys donated to help bring cheer to many children in our community!!  Not being left out, there was even a visit from Santa Claus.  

Oct 30

Due Process

Myths about Due Process Current misconceptions regarding the law have created several myths about tenure, popularly held, but all false. Paramount among these are: MYTH #1: “There is a tenure law in California for K-14.” The truth is, California dismissal law doesn’t refer to tenure. The concept of tenure as it developed in the medieval …

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Dec 23

Putting Educators’ Professional Rights on Trial Hurts Students, Wastes Taxpayer Dollars and Time

Putting Educators’ Professional Rights on Trial Hurts Students, Wastes Taxpayer Dollars and Time                 Contact:  Frank Wells, CTA, (562) 708-5425 and Fred Glass, CFT, (510) 579-3343    LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has ruled the deeply misguided Vergara vs. State of California lawsuit may proceed to trial denying the state of California’s, …

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Dec 23

Vallejo hands out student supplies

Vallejo hands out student supplies                         by Sherry Posnick-Goodwin Many families can no longer afford to buy school supplies for their children in Vallejo, a community hard-hit by the economic downturn. So for the last three years, members of the Vallejo Education Association have stepped up to the plate and donated school supplies for district …

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Dec 23

NEA Foundation offers grants for innovative ideas to better the profession

NEA Foundation offers grants for innovative ideas to better the profession Nationwide, the NEA Foundation announced that it is awarding 42 grants totaling $159,000 to support educators’ efforts to improve teaching and learning. The NEA Foundation awards two levels of funding, $2,000 or $5,000, for two primary categories of grants to public education professionals: Student …

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