The Unit Five Education Association (UFEA) represents more than 900 certificated personnel and the Unit Five Support Professionals Association (UFSPA) represents more than 300 full-time and part-time ESPs (Education Support Professionals). The leaders of UFEA and UFSPA are exploring the idea of … Read more about UN1ON: Exploring Merging with UFSPA
Join us for the IEA Professional Development Conference at the Wyndham Springfield City Center, December 1-2, 2017. The IEA Professional Development Conference showcases IEA as an official ISBE-sanctioned professional development provider. This is an excellent opportunity for you to both acquire … Read more about REGISTER NOW: IEA Professional Development Conference Dec. 1-2, 2017
UFSPA & UFEA Members: We wanted to take this opportunity to provide you with some important and timely updates regarding heath insurance. Please take a few moments to read through the information provided here, and then feel free to ask questions of any of the Insurance Committee members if … Read more about Important Insurance Update for January, 2018
As you are likely aware, there have been changes related to Parent/Teacher Conferences as a result of our most recent contract with the District. During bargaining, we spent significant time talking about issues related to conferences. We discussed the fact that growing class sizes made it nearly … Read more about The Times They Are A Changin’ (and so are parent/teacher conferences)
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Remarks as prepared Good morning members of the Unit Five Education Association. Good morning members of the School Board and Administration. Good morning other members of the Unit 5 family. Those of you who have been here a while and have heard me speak -- either here, publicly, or … Read more about Welcome Back: Be Fearless, Be Proud, Be a Public Education Warrior
As you know, both UFEA and the Board of Education ratified our new Agreement. The contract has been signed and is available as a PDF document . We are in the process of updating the Contract pages of the website to reflect the changes as well. … Read more about Contract for 2016-2018
Good morning to the school board, administration and other members of the Unit 5 community. And good morning to the more than 900 members of the Unit Five Education Association. It is a privilege to speak to you today and it continues to be my pleasure to serve, alongside so many others, as … Read more about Welcome Back: Let’s Be a Light in the Darkness. Together.