ETA Spring Election – Final Results – 3/7/19

Official Election Results 3-7-19 Thank you again to all who voted in this election. The tabulation took a bit longer than expected but we wanted to ensure that the final results were accurate. The election committee finalized the counts of all elections today and did a hand recount of the … [Read more...]

ETA Spring Election Results 3-5-19

Good Evening, Thank you to our election committee for volunteering their time to count ballots.   Thank you to everyone who ran as it shows our strength as an organization. Below are the results for the 2019 ETA Spring Election. Secretary Sarah Madson - 516 Donna Kielbasa - … [Read more...]

Bargaining Team 2018

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Bargaining Team Announced

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TRS Tier II Financial Seminar

Is this session for me? This session is designed exclusively for TRS Tier II members and all TRS Tier II members are highly encouraged to attend this important seminar. TRS members who entered into service in one of the state’s public pension systems after January 1, 2011, are considered a Tier II … [Read more...]

ETA Election Results Revised March 10

Because of one reporting error, there was a mistake in the Section Director Secondary 4 reporting. Jeff Horler, not Donna Streit will serve the next term. We appreciate the understanding of all in the swift recognition and correction. The following report comes from the ETA Election Chair Holly … [Read more...]

IC September update

Instructional Council Meeting, September 17, 2015 Summary Statements:          The Instructional Council began training around “How to be a good Committee Member”. This training will continue next month when we will look at the IC manual.          The Instructional Council received … [Read more...]

PAR November Training

The PAR Panel met on November 2nd which included the preparation for the November 7th Informational Meeting for Administrators. The panel determined a live webinar would be held for the participating teachers to access the same information. The webinar is available for viewing … [Read more...]

Does “Tuition-free” college mean a “free college”?

If you're like me, an Illinoisan who watched the Presidential debates, you may have considered moving the family to Massachusetts to save on college tuition expenses. In case you missed it, Mr. Romney stated that graduates of Massachusetts high schools are guaranteed a tuition free education at any … [Read more...]

Focus is on the conversation

Can I count time that is stipend or release time?   Yes, the time is captured by the professional involved in times that are appropriate for their work. Some teachers may have planning time during the day. Others may always have to find time before or after the school day starts. The … [Read more...]