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

Community, Elections

School Board Candidate Questionnaires

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

Elections, Press Releases

DEA School Board Recommendations

The Davenport Education Association interviewed 11 of the 14 school board candidates who returned a request for an interview and completed a questionnaire. All of the returned questionnaires will be posted on the DEA webpage in the coming days. The DEA has recommended the following candidates for the Davenport Community School District Board of Education:… Continue reading DEA School Board Recommendations