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.
PAPER TIGERS SCREENING Please join us tomorrow night (Wednesday, March 30) from 6-8:30 pm in Illinois State University's Braden Auditorium at Bone Student Center for a free public screening of the documentary film Paper Tigers. Paper Tigers is an intimate look into the lives of … Read more about Join Us: Paper Tigers Screening March 30 from 6-8:30 pm at Braden Auditorium
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Last night the Board met from about 7pm until well after 9:00. I spoke on behalf of UFEA during the public comments. After I spoke, I was also able to listen to the personal opinions of many members of our organization. Some spoke in favor of adjusting the current schedule, some asking the … Read more about From the President: School Board Meeting
Over the past several weeks, a lot of information has circulated about the District's efforts to reduce a significant structural deficit in their Transportation Fund, and about the impacts those efforts may have -- especially related to start times. Most recently, the school Board discussed the … Read more about On Buses & Board Meetings & Big Changes (Maybe) in Start Times
The Unit Five Education Association annually awards three scholarships to individuals pursuing a career in education. UFEA annually awards 2 separate $1000 scholarships to Unit 5 students, and a $1000 scholarship to a high school senior or college student whose parent is (or was) a UFEA member. … Read more about 2016 UFEA Scholarship Applications now being accepted!