SAISD administration has notified our Alliance leaders that they will be proposing changes to the SAISD Board Policy on teacher work hours. This topic will be discussed at a January Consultation meeting. SAISD teachers: In preparation for that discussion, your Alliance leaders need your feedback regarding the amount of time you currently spend at your campus as well as work-related hours from home. The survey will only take 2-3 minutes to complete.
Want to let your Member of Congress know how you feel about DREAMers and DACAmented students, staff, and friends? TSTA (one of our affiliates) will be at Congressman Will Hurd’s office (17721 Rogers Ranch Parkway) on Thursday, Dec. 14 at 5 PM in support of a clean Dream Act. Note that Rep. Hurd is in one of the ONLY swing districts in Texas (TX-23) and is particularly vulnerable during the next election cycle. Make your … Read More
**NOTE: Post will be updated when the late November update is prepared** Looking to see what happened in October at Consultation? Itching to know what’s going on with the 2018-19 calendar discussions? Click on the links and read to your heart’s content! October 2017 Special Calendar Consultation (November 2017)
Not only does the current tax bill in Congress eliminate the teacher tax deduction, but Republicans in the Senate have also added a provision that would do away with the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act. What does this mean for you? No more deductions for supplies or purchases you may make to assist your students. Insurance premiums will skyrocket. In the end, your costs will rise. Enjoy your health care? Enjoy your profession? Have … Read More