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Feb 19

Black Out – Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the 1968 Statewide Teacher Walkout

Jan 24


Jan 23

House Bill 25 – letter from FEA President – Joanne M. McCall

  ALERT: Legislators decided late last week to add House Bill 25 to the special order calendar. They will vote on HB 25 either Wednesday or Thursday. If this bill passes both chambers and becomes law, public unions under the 50% membership threshold could lose their certified collective bargaining agent status. The bill is particularly ugly because it is …

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Oct 26

2017-2020 Contract to Review

Please click this LINK  if you would like to review the proposed ratifications to the contact. Proposed changes are highlighted in yellow  or striked out..    

Oct 13

How to Have a Successful First Year in the Classroom

Dear Colleagues!   Good news!  NEA’s next webinar for First Year Educators is set for October 16th at 7pm EST.  This will help us support new educators who completed New Ed cards AND increase our member recruitment in the SE Region!  A sample email for the webinar is provided below.  443 participants joined the last webinar, and with your help, …

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Oct 09

Where have all the teachers gone?

Where are all the teachers? That’s what education expert Linda Darling-Hammond asks and answers in this post about the teacher shortage in many parts of the United States — and what can be done to finally end it. While teacher shortages are not new, they are getting worse in many parts of the country. A report by …

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Aug 03

Top 5 Things New Teachers Should Know

  “A practical To Do list for new teachers.” The Top Five Things New Teachers Should Do Now!  By Jami D. Jones | New Teacher Support Center Virtual Coach Originally Posted on August 15, 2016 Dear First-year teacher, Congratulations on landing a job! Kudos to YOU! Remember and relish that just getting to this point is an accomplishment. You’re …

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Jul 10

Member Spotlight – Lucky Seven

Member NEWS – DeShawn Olds is an ABCE member who coaches and teaches at Rutherford. See the link below for details about her new family.   The Lucky Seven 

Jun 14

Hundreds show up asking Scott to veto education bill…

Hundreds show up asking Scott to veto education bill Wide-ranging bill includes controversial hike in charter school funding. JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. – Florida Gov. Rick Scott‘s stop at a Jacksonville Beach sandwich shop Tuesday afternoon was to be one of several across the state to celebrate last week’s special legislative session as a win for …

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Jun 12

ALERT!!! Governor to sign HB7069. Act today!!!!

ALERT: Rumor is that Gov. Scott will sign HB 7069 on Thursday. Don’t let it become a reality. Call him TODAY. (850) 488-7146  Forward this to your friends!