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)
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