Category: VEA

VCUSD seeks to “engage the whole community”

VEA has reached out to Touro University and to VCUSD School Board member regarding this scheduling conflict. We appreciate the quick response from Touro University and Trustee Mommsen. The date was mutually selected by the three parties involved, VCUSD, Touro and Dr. Anthony Muhammad. VEA President, Christal Watts, spoke directly to Touro University and is …

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CTA Conferences

Looking to get great professional development at no cost to you? CTA’s upcoming conferences are scheduled to begin in early 2013. VEA has made it easier than ever for you to attend. Enhance your teaching, meet colleagues from across the state and learn new strategies! Register NOW! Go to CTA Conferences. First come, first served …

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Bargaining Update: Impact of Prop 30

The VEA Bargaining Team met with the District’s Bargaining Team on Thursday, November 15th  to discuss the passage of Prop 30. Based on the contingency language in the agreement ratified last year, it appears that we are getting some days restored. We are unable to more specific at this time as the District still needs …

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2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off for Lincoln Elementary

Sponsored by the Solano Association of Realtors, Lincoln Elementary will enjoy the proceeds that are raised in the 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off. The event will take place on Saturday, September 22nd from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Team Chevrolet, located at 301 Auto Mall/Columbus Parkway in Vallejo. Admission is $20.00. Come enjoy great chili and …

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Walk-throughs & Evaluations

VEA recognizes that teachers and other educators value and appreciate timely feedback on their teaching practice. We are in support of the Superintendent’s directive that school site administrators should be visible on their campuses and should be visiting classrooms daily. As VEA and the District works to develop a working agreement on walk-throughs and the …

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Class Size Overages

NOTE: Please remember that class sizes for secondary revert back to class sizes from the 2005-08 contract.   To: All VEA Unit Members From: Christal Watts, VEA President   Re: Overages   As we all know, the start of the school year is very hectic for a variety of reasons. There is much to do …

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Vallejo Teachers back to school this week!

School may start back Monday August 20th for Vallejo students, but their teachers have been working hard all summer in order to best serve the students they teach. Vallejo Teachers will be returning to work this week, starting with optional staff development days beginning tomorrow. However, for many teachers, the summer break meant an opportunity …

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Summer Institute

A group of VEA Leaders will be in Los Angeles this week to attend CTA’s Summer Institute. These leaders will be studying a variety of topics including common core, legal rights of members, and bargaining. Be sure to check this website & Facebook & Twitter for updates, which may or may not include candid photos!