ETA Election Results Reported

Ballots were tabulated and the results for the IEA Annual Assembly Representatives are available through the link. ETA Election Results 12.2.2014 Thanks to Holly Yee and Dave Palewski for leading our elections committee. Additional thanks to our volunteers: William Vega, Jane Mursewick, and … [Read more...]

IEA Annual RA

Nomination Forms IEA Annual RA Please consider representing ETA at the April RA. Any member in good standing may submit their name. Nomination Form must be submitted by Nov 10th  . Election will be December 2nd. … [Read more...]


Saturday, October 18, 8:00 am, at ECC,  will be the ETA first Professional Development for and by ETA members. We have 9 ETA members presenting how they have approached building collegial relationships to improve teaching. We hope we will continue to be able to provide such opportunities for our … [Read more...]

Membership Input

An all membership email was sent this morning with a link to a brief survey regarding the recently ratified Agreement. This is the first step this year in an ongoing effort to engage more members in the sharing of the information and work of our collective membership. As those opportunities to … [Read more...]

ETA Election Results

The ETA Election Results for NEA Delegates, District Committees, and ETA Leaders has been approved for posting. The election process cannot be completed without all the building representatives, volunteers to count the ballots, and members like Holly Yee and Dave Palewski our election chairs for … [Read more...]

American Education Week

As this country began, the vision for public education far exceeded the reality of what was possible. Near the end of the 18th century, many schools still only provided education in winter months with few resources. But as communities changed, so did the schools that served them. Over time, our … [Read more...]

ETA Celebrates Our Students

The last week of school and they day after the Memorial Day Holiday. Still, the LHS auditorium was full. Tuesday night was the ETA Those Who Excel recognition of student achievement. All the work done during the year to support these awards results in this annual gathering of families and educators. … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Under Funded.

To all the school PTO and the students that made cupcakes, construction paper cards, and handwritten notes, we thank you. These simple acts of recognition are the most important to teaching professionals. That relationship is one of the most important places we measure success. Unfortunately, as we … [Read more...]

Secondary Grading Resources

Representatives from secondary sites have met, discussed, and presented their recommendations for grading practice for teachers. The process is now to bring the conversation to all teachers and start to share with students and parents. The information shared by the group and posted on the ETA … [Read more...]

The ETA Comments on Virtual Charter

The following is the statement that will shared at the open hearing for the Virtual Charter. I know many of our members are busy on preparing for tomorrow's lesson, so I wanted to share it here. I would like to speak on behalf of the members of the Elgin Teachers Association. As public school … [Read more...]