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
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
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
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
Join us to view the award-winning film Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope on Tuesday, December 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kahler Auditorium at Central High School, with a discussion following the film. See the attached flyer for more information. Resilience flyer
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
On Tuesday, October 15 at 8:00 AM, the Davenport Education Association (DEA) recertification election begins. All bargaining unit members will need to vote to recertify the current bargaining agent. Vote YES!