Putting ‘U’ Back in Our Union!

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Demanding a healthy work-life balance.

  • Addressing teacher burnout.
  • Develop retention policies to reduce shortage.
  • Creating opportunities for people to follow their passions.
  • Supporting exhausted, but dedicated educators.
  • Purposeful meetings that do not add trivial items to our workload.

 Bargaining competitive professional compensation.

  • Boosting REA compensation and benefits which lag behind other districts.
  • Lobbying the state for professional wages.
  • Utilizing extra time bargained for work already done.

✅  Challenging the status quo test culture with: Less is more!

  • Using time to teach.
  • Authentic teacher assessments.

  Emphasizing our professional expertise.

  • TPEP as a growth model.
  • Elevating teacher experts to communicate with the district.

✅  Prioritizing equity and access for all.

  • Addressing institutional racism impacting members and students.
  • Providing tools for members to implement inclusion.
  • Mentoring members of color.
  • Understanding House Bill 1541.
  • Sharing trauma-informed and restorative practice information.