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
Six members of the Davenport Education Association are in Minneapolis representing all of our members at the NEA Representative Assembly. But if you’ve never been, you’re probably like we were before we attended our first RA: what exactly happens at the RA? According to the NEA’s website, “The RA is the primary legislative and… Continue reading The RA Experience
The following press release was sent this week in regards to Dr. Tate's ethics charges. Davenport- The president of the Davenport Education Association (DEA) which represents the nearly 1,400 teachers and nurses employed by the Davenport Community School District (DCSD), is supporting Dr. Art Tate, Superintendent of the DCSD, as he faces ethics charges by… Continue reading Davenport Teachers Union President Supports Superintendent
On May 14 at the building representative meeting, the DEA presented the Dwight H. Persels Scholarship to three deserving students, each receiving a $700 scholarship. The students are children of DEA members and two are awarded based on the highest GPA and one is reserved for the highest GPA of a student planning to enter… Continue reading DEA Scholarship Winners and Newly Elected Leaders
Congratulations to this year's Davenport Community School District retirees. The school year is almost over, and certainly, the retirees are counting down the days until they can say they are officially retired. DCSD honored the retirees last week with a dinner and special recognition for the retirees, as well as those who have served in… Continue reading Congratulations Retirees!
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
Several members of the Davenport Education Association are representing us at the ISEA Delegate Assembly in Des Moines this weekend. They discuss and vote on important issues happening in our state based on what best represents our local association. We appreciate everyone representing us to help our profession and our students. Keep up the good… Continue reading ISEA Delegate Assembly 2018