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

Assemblies and Conferences, Uncategorized

DEA Members Work All Summer Long

Today may have marked the "first day back at school," but for many teachers in Davenport, the work continued all summer long. Here are just a few of the conferences and trainings teachers took part in this summer. So the next time someone tries to tell you that "teachers have all summer off," show them… Continue reading DEA Members Work All Summer Long

Assemblies and Conferences, Awards

DEA Receives Beacon Award

Several DEA members attended the ISEA Summer Leadership Conference in Des Moines. This year, at the Celebration of Excellence Award Reception and Banquet, the DEA was the winner of the Beacon Award for local association excellence. Josh Brown, the new ISEA Vice-President, nominated DEA because of our association leadership, political action, the teacher re-store, and… Continue reading DEA Receives Beacon Award