This week is Teacher Appreciation Week, and May 5, 2020 is National Teacher Day. The Davenport Education Association Executive Council put together a video for members to say thank you. Teachers and association members can be described in so many ways by their students and their colleagues. Thanks for all you do every day. Watch… Continue reading Happy Teacher Appreciation Day
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
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
Congratulations to the five new National Board Certified Teachers who were recognized at the DCSD Board Meeting last week. The teachers collaborated together in ISEA classes to support them through the process. According to the Quad-City Times, the School Board "Recognized five teachers in the Davenport district for earning National Board Certification. Amanda Crecelius, Joni… Continue reading New DCSD National Board Certified Teachers
Don't forget to vote tomorrow in the DEA Election. You should receive an email from Cari Johnson in the morning with the link to vote. Voting will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You can see the open positions with the candidate bios here.
The DEA Election is approaching in March. Read all about the candidates running for Executive Board Members-At-Large or NEA Delegates. Be on the lookout for how to vote in March. EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS-AT-LARGE: (THREE to be elected for 2-year terms) The Executive Board is the administrative authority of the Association. They, with policies adopted by… Continue reading DEA Election
This weekend members were busy learning about what's happening in the current legislative session. Several members attended the ISEA Legislative Conference in Des Moines, while others attended the Legislative Forum in Davenport, including retired members. It's an important time to be involved and make our voices heard! Click title to see more pictures.