Covid-19

DEA’s Statement for Safely and Equitably Reopening of Schools in August 2020

The Davenport Education Association and the Iowa State Education Association continues to work tirelessly on behalf of its members to explore all possible avenues to address Governor Kim Reynold's July 17 Proclamation on opening schools. Read the statement at the link below regarding the reopening of Davenport Schools. DEA Statement on Reopening of Schools -… Continue reading DEA’s Statement for Safely and Equitably Reopening of Schools in August 2020

Covid-19, Executive Board

DEA Resolution Regarding a Safe Return to School

On July 16, 2020, the Davenport Education Association's Executive Board unanimously passed a resolution regarding a safe return to school and will be presented at the school board meeting on July 27. The resolution can be viewed at the link below. The DEA continues to be in contact with the Davenport Community School District administration,… Continue reading DEA Resolution Regarding a Safe Return to School

Community, Press Releases

DEA Multicultural Committee Statement of Hope

In collaboration with Jabari Woods (Associate Director of HR & Equity, Equity Coordinator), the Davenport Education Association Multicultural Committee Chair, Jamie Walker-Sallis, are releasing the following statement on behalf of the Davenport Education Association Multicultural Committee: In wake of the tragic incidents which have occurred in Davenport, Minnesota and throughout the nation, it is vital… Continue reading DEA Multicultural Committee Statement of Hope

In Memoriam

DEA President Remembers Kathy Williams

To DEA Members:  It is with profound grief that I am writing to inform our members that one of DEA’s most noble and caring friends, Kathy Williams, passed away on May 29th, 2020. Kathy was a talented and dedicated teacher, an education association colleague, and a passionate leader from the local to the national level.   Kathy taught in the Davenport Community School District for thirty-nine years at Lincoln and Harrison Elementary… Continue reading DEA President Remembers Kathy Williams

Dwight H. Persels Scholarship

DEA 2020 Scholarship Winners

The DEA awarded three students the 2020 Dwight H. Persels Scholarships. Two recipients are chosen based on the highest GPA and the third is chosen from the highest GPA to a student who intends to study education. Each recipient is awarded $700. This year because of social distancing, we could not have our usual award… Continue reading DEA 2020 Scholarship Winners