Member Information

A Letter from the DEA President

Dear DEA Members, On Friday night, the Quad-City Times released an article about Davenport Schools that was widely shared, and it raised a lot of questions and concerns for DEA members. I was contacted by Dr. Kobylski last night and we have been in discussions about this. A team of DEA members is working this… Continue reading A Letter from the DEA President

Press Releases

Davenport Doing the Right Thing

Davenport Community School District employees received an email from Superintendent Dr. Robert Kobylski today regarding pay for employees during the school closure to contain the spread of COVID-19. Dr. Kobylski stated: "As a District, we intend to fulfill an internal, as well as a larger public purpose, by continuing to provide full pay to all… Continue reading Davenport Doing the Right Thing

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