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Adelita Reelection Gathering on October 26, 2014 Come join TEA and show your support for Adelita Grijalva’s reelection campaign for the 2014 TUSD Governing Board Elections from 2:00 – 4:00 pm being held at REA Communications (423 E 9th St.). Bring your friends & family to help show that our children deserve a qualified leader on the TUSD Board. See the attached flyer for more information.

SAVE THE DATE: TEA/AEA/NEA Education Rally on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Tucson High School from 4:00 – 7:00 pm. NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia will be speaking. Please RSVP by October 28th to the TEA Office. See flyer for more information.

SAVE THE DATE: CLASSIFIED CELEBRATION on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Kon-Tiki Restaurant from 3:30-7 pm. The TEA ESP Committee is inviting all TEA classified members. Please RSVP by November 17th to the TEA Office. See flyer for more information.

2014 November elections! Campaign season is upon us and we must work to elect our state pro public education candidates. We have the strongest slate for statewide candidates in years! Please see the list of TEA/AEA endorsed candidates:

  • Adelita Grijalva for TUSD Governing Board
  • David Garcia for Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Fred DuVal for Governor
  • Terry Goddard for Secretary of State
  • Felecia Rotellini for Attorney General

AEA Fund for Public Education 2014 Candidate Recommendations

TEAPAC endorses Adelita Grijalva for TUSD Governing Board. Get out the vote and remind colleagues that we must work to re elect Adelita. She has been supportive to labor and the TUSD community. Please visit the TEA Election Plan for information. Please visit the TEA Election Plan for information and AEA Endorsements for more information on local endorsed candidates.

Join US this Saturday at 8:30am to 11:00am for canvassing and phone banking. We have refreshments, prizes and fun while showing our support. Volunteer Opportunities for Adelita Grijalva for TUSD -Thank you all for your support for Adelita during what is shaping up to be a very interesting campaign! Because this race is so contested, any support you can provide in getting the word out to potential volunteers is appreciated!

TEA Up Coming Elections If you are interested in being a member of the TEA Board of Directors (BOD), here's your opportunity. The offices of President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and several of the TEA Areas are up for election this year. Please see the attached Plege-to-Serve forms for details. If interested please complete a pledge-to-serve form and return it to the TEA office NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 8TH or you may be nominated on the floor of the January 28th AR meeting. Elections will occur in February 2015.

President   Vice President  Secretary  Treasurer   Palo Verde   Pueblo  Rincon  Sabino   Tucson

TEA President's Update September 22nd -Please take time to read the attached Flyer to get the most current information.

Consensus and WCFS Agreements/Negotiations - First and foremost we are addressing concerns with the agreement and will not ratify until those issues are addressed. The TUSD Governing Board approved the tentative agreements with no other changes. We are posting the agreements, however as we are moving forward with discussions it’s is difficult to update where we are in the process. As soon as we have more information you will receive an accurate update and a timeline to ratify.

  • WCFS/Consensus Accrual of Personal Leave Time-short Term Solution 9/13/14
  • Consensus Article 30
  • Contingency Language for Compensation
  • MOA for 12 Month Leave Time (return lost days from 2012-13 Negotiations)

2014-15 Consensus   2014-15 Consensus Summary Changes
2014-15 White Collar/Food Service  2014-15 White Collar/Food Service Summary Changes


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