Prior to his presentation, Vice President Gore met with CTA representatives who work closely with the pension system, including CTA State Council Retirement Chair Maggie Ellis (at left) and CTA Legislative Advocate Jennifer Baker (at right)
Former VP Gore address CalSTRS
Advocacy at the Capital
Board of Director District E Representative Toby Boyd and CA State Senator Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg work together on behalf of California students and educators.
Teachers and Politics
CTA District E Director and EGEA member, Toby Boyd, at the capital with Senator Darrell Steinberg, advocating for public education.
Take the Pledge
I agree to be identified as a caring adult who pledges to help bullied students. I will listen carefully to all students who seek my help and act on their behalf to put an immediate stop to the bullying. I willwork with other caring adults to create a safe learning environment for all the students in my school.
Make a Difference!
Join the NEA Raise Your Hand CampignEducating our students requires parents, educators, and the community to partner in preparing our students for their future. Investing in our children's education is the responsibility of all.
Elementary and Secondary Education Act Up for Reauthorization
The US Senate is moving ahead with with the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (aka. No Child Left behind). Please join NEA, CTA, and EGEA in encouraging your Senator to be sure that this law provides opportunities for all, ensures more time for students, and empowers educators to lead. Take action NOW!
- Click HERE to sign the ESEA Petition.
- Call your Senator and Member of the House at 1-866-331-7233 and entering your Zip code.
EGEA/EGUSD Tentative Agreement-February 2015
EGEA and EGUSD reached a Tentative Agreement on February 25, 2015. EGEA Members voted for the TA with a 98% approval of the membership. The EGUSD Board of Education unanimously approved the TA at the Board Meeting on March 17th, 2015.
- EGEA/EGUSD Tentative Agreement Summary-February 2015
- EGEA/EGUSD Tentative Agreement-February 2015
- Elementary Class Size Overload Agreement
- Elementary Collaboration Pilot Agreement
New EGUSD Board Member Unanimously Appointed
On Monday January 26, 2015 The EGUSD School Board appointed Nancy Chaires Espinoza to the area six EGUSD School Board seat. After a seven hour process, including interviews and two hours of intense deliberation, current Board Members unanimously voted to appoint Nancy. She joins the School Board with an extensive background in education policy, planning experience, and knowledge of budgets. We look forward to working with this full board as we meet the challenges facing education and those coming in the future. Read Nancy's interview with the Elk Grove Citizen HERE.
Union Dues for tax purposes for the 2013-2014 Calendar Year
Here are the amounts of union dues for 2014 based on the % of your contract. Union dues are not automatically deductible, it depends on your individual situation. You need to consult with your tax preparer to see if they apply.
CTA Adopts New Strategic Long Term Plan
"After months of talking with, listening to and getting input from CTA members and staff, committees were formed correlating to eight key areas identified upon which to focus and build a strategic plan to lead CTA for the next three to five years. These committees developed goals and tasks in each focus area. Out of those goals and tasks, a final Strategic Plan was developed and was submitted in October to CTA State Council for review." At the January 2014 meeting of the CTA State Council the new CTA Strategic Long Term Plan was unanimously approved. Click HERE to read more about this plan at the CTA website.