National Board

Exploring National Board Certification

Ever wondered what NBCT means? Know someone who is a Nationally Board Certified Teacher? Curious about the process? Want to network and reflect on teaching? Looking for graduate credit? Then this class is for you! About: Jump Start is a blended course consisting of 4 in-person sessions along with individual work to complete on your… Continue reading Exploring National Board Certification

Dwight H. Persels Scholarship

DEA Scholarship Available

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 DEA Scholarship Available

Assemblies and Conferences, Elections

DEA Members Attend Legislative Forum

Last weekend, several members of the Davenport Education Association attended the ISEA Legislative Conference, despite the nasty winter weather. They joined members from all over the state to learn about how members can be involved in the legislative process, from building and maintaining a strong school board to asking questions at legislative forums to learning… Continue reading DEA Members Attend Legislative Forum

School Board Meeting, Uncategorized

DEA Stands Together in Solidarity

At the December 9th Davenport School Board meeting, dozens of teachers turned out to stress the importance of maintaining collective bargaining for a master contract, rather than moving to a handbook, many of the teachers wearing #RedforEd. A number of DEA members spoke during the open forum to give various reasons to the school board… Continue reading DEA Stands Together in Solidarity

Community, Elections

School Board Candidate Questionnaires

The Davenport Education Association sent questionnaires to all of the school board candidates and invited them to a face-to-face interview with the Government Relations committee. Eleven candidates returned the questionnaires and were interviewed by a committee; three candidates chose not to or did not want to be interviewed (Michael DeVol, Mark Holloway, and Kent Paustian).… Continue reading School Board Candidate Questionnaires