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Vote for Education!

07/18/2018
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VOTE!
B-PACE has endorsed Diane Bain for school board. For governor, TEA has endorsed Beth Harwell in the Republican primary & Craig Fitzhugh in the Democratic primary.

Early Voting Hours & Locations:

Blount County Election Commission Monday – Friday Saturday
383 Court Street 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Maryville, TN 37804

Blount County Public Library Monday – Friday
Dorothy Herron Room B (Computer Lab) 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
508 North Cusick Street
Maryville, TN 37804

Everett Gym Monday – Friday
318 South Everett High Road 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Maryville, TN 37804

Pellissippi Campus Monday – Friday
Room 164 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
2731 West Lamar Alexander Parkway
Friendsville, TN 37737

Sample Ballot

Licensure and Tenure Webinar Mar. 27

03/20/2018
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Licensure & Tenure, 3/27

For more information, please contact Deborah Bonner at dbonner@tnea.org or 800.342.8367. Please note that these webinars are for TEA members only.

Test Security Webinar Mar. 6

02/27/2018
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  • Test Security & Resources, 3/6
  • Licensure & Tenure, 3/27

For more information, please contact Deborah Bonner at dbonner@tnea.org or 800.342.8367. Please note that these webinars are for TEA members only.

Thinking, Questioning, & Problem Solving Webinar Feb. 27

02/20/2018
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  • Thinking, Questioning, & Problem Solving, 2/27
  • Test Security & Resources, 3/6
  • Licensure & Tenure, 3/27

For more information, please contact Deborah Bonner at dbonner@tnea.org or 800.342.8367. Please note that these webinars are for TEA members only.

Civication! Tuesday of Spring Break!

02/15/2018
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Civication is the Tuesday of Spring Break! Click below to register, and be sure to let Rebecca know you’re planning to come-we can carpool & set up a meeting with our legislators.

http://www.teateachers.org/civication

Spring Symposium

02/13/2018
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TEA Spring Teaching & Learning Symposium/Administrators Conference

The Park Vista Doubletree — Gatlinburg

April 13 – 14, 2018

Join us for new learning opportunities, professional growth, good food and good fellowship.

The Symposium: Key Events Times

Friday, April 13

Registration 4:30 p.m.

Dinner & Keynote 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 14 Registration 7:45 a.m.

Continental Breakfast 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

Session 8:30 a.m.

Session 10:15 a.m.

Lunch 12:00 p.m.

Session 1:00 p.m.

Closing Session 3:00 p.m.

Hotel Registration: Park Vista Doubletree

705 Cherokee Orchard Road, Gatlinburg, TN

Phone: 800.421.7275 Ask for the TN Education Assn. rate of $105.00 (up to four people per room)

Online: http://www.parkvista.com — Group Code: TEA. You must make your hotel reservations before March 19, 2018, to receive this rate.

Administrators Conference is open to all administrators.

Registration: Please return your registration form and check to:

TEA, Attn. Deborah Bonner, 801 2nd Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37201. You may also register and pay online at www.teateachers.org/symposium.

The Fee: The registration fee includes all symposium activities, related materials and meals. The fee is $60 for TEA members. TEA members with 1-3 years of experience and STEA members receive a discounted registration fee of $50.The registration fee for non-members is $120.

TASL Credit: Please indicate on your registration form if you would like to receive TASL credit for this event.

Knowing, Grouping, & Motivating Students Webinar Jan. 23

01/16/2018
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  • Knowing, Grouping, & Motivating Students, 1/23
  • Thinking, Questioning, & Problem Solving, 2/27
  • Test Security & Resources, 3/6
  • Licensure & Tenure, 3/27

For more information, please contact Deborah Bonner at dbonner@tnea.org or 800.342.8367. Please note that these webinars are for TEA members only.

Vote YES/BCEA on Tuesday! 

12/08/2017
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Tuesday afternoon at your school,  all teachers can to continue Collaborative Conferencing.  Since 2013, this process has resulted in salary increases, the longevity step, and the board just adopted a 2018-2021 MOU that includes language on teacher workday, equitable division of extra duties, bereavement leave, and a base increase.  www.bceanow.org/MOU 

Please vote Yes & BCEA on Tuesday to allow us to continue working for you.  

Teacher Code of Ethics Webinar, Nov. 28

11/21/2017
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  • Teacher Code of Ethics, 11/28
  • Knowing, Grouping, & Motivating Students, 1/23
  • Thinking, Questioning, & Problem Solving, 2/27
  • Test Security & Resources, 3/6
  • Licensure & Tenure, 3/27

For more information, please contact Deborah Bonner at dbonner@tnea.org or 800.342.8367. Please note that these webinars are for TEA members only.

YOUR working conditions. 12/7 School Board meeting

11/16/2017
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A Memorandum of Understanding  (MOU) on YOUR salary and working conditions will be on the next school board agenda. Some highlights:

  • Extension of the Longevity step
  • Bereavement Leave 
  • Equitable division of extra duties
  • Grievance procedure

The School Board Meeting at the Central Office December 7 at 5pm. Let your board members know you would like them to adopt the MOU! The conferencing team has worked on the language in this MOU for several years, please thank the members of those teams. 

Full proposed MOU language here: https://goo.gl/vVhrd4

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