Member Celebrations, Teacher Recognition

Teachers Still Work All Summer Long

Teachers and students in Davenport are headed back to school tomorrow. The start of school always brings excitement and new challenges for both the students and teachers after several weeks “off” in the summer. For teachers, though, summer is not several weeks off entirely. They might not be teaching classes (though some are indeed teaching… Continue reading Teachers Still Work All Summer Long

Dwight H. Persels Scholarship

Scholarships Available from DEA and Great River UniServ

The Davenport Education Association Dwight H. Persels Memorial Scholarship  Building reps should have received an email with the guidelines and application. The DEA’s scholarship involves three (3) $700 scholarships. Recipients must be the son or daughter of a DEA member including anyone for whom the member legally provides the majority of support. All scholarships will… Continue reading Scholarships Available from DEA and Great River UniServ

Press Releases

DEA Press Release on Dr. Tate’s Resignation

The Davenport Education Association released the following on Friday regarding Dr. Tate's resignation announcement. “As President and on behalf of the Davenport Education Association (DEA), I want to express my thanks and gratitude to Dr. Arthur Tate for his years of service to the students, staff and citizens of the Davenport Community School District (DCSD),”… Continue reading DEA Press Release on Dr. Tate’s Resignation

Resolutions, Teacher Recognition

DEA Opposes Outsourcing Jobs

The Davenport Education Association unanimously passed a resolution to oppose the outsourcing of Educational Support Professionals (ESPs). The following is the resolution that passed, along with the press release sent Thursday. RESOLUTION (Oppose outsourcing of ESP jobs and services) WHEREAS the Davenport Education Association (DEA) is the recognized bargaining agent for the licensed professional staff… Continue reading DEA Opposes Outsourcing Jobs