YCTA: Two Important Notices to save for your employment filesYou have received two emails from Hallie Hunt. Be
sure you open them and save them. They contain important
Assignment and Salary Placement for
2014/15 School Year Confirmation on Oct. 2Sick Leave Accrual and Balances on Oct. 30
Previously you would have received a hard copy of these
annual notices, but you are now receiving them by email. You should
save these notices. Locate them in your district email in-box and save
them either electronically by hitting reply, copying the contents, and
pasting it into a word document or by printing the email and saving the hard
schedule placement used to come to you
as a purple sheet at the end of August ...
Posted Nov 19, 2014, 4:22 PM by Lee Gundy
YCTA: Our voices matter. Will you join in?Hello YCTA,
Tom Torlakson has won re-election for State Superintendent of Public
Instruction. The opposition poured more ten million dollars from out of
state interests and billionaires into the election. But CTA demonstrated the power of people and the voice of
teachers. We were talking and people were listening.
Thank you CTA for standing up for teachers. Dean Vogel's press release is
at the end of this email.
Thank you to everyone who phoned a friend or did any work on this important
Are you tired of the corporate reformers with plenty of money to blame teachers
instead of propose real reforms? I am, but I am also energized by the power of
our union to stand ...
Posted Nov 6, 2014, 7:30 AM by Lee Gundy
California's Educators Congratulate Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson on Re-election VictoryCalifornia Teachers Association President Dean E. Vogel issued the
following statement congratulating Tom Torlakson for his victory in his re-election
for State Superintendent of Public Instruction:“It
was a good election night for California’s students. Voters re-elected Tom
Torlakson as the Superintendent of Public Instruction and showed once again
that public education works best when decisions about local schools are made by
parents and educators in their local communities.“Voters
clearly saw through the smoke, mirrors and millions of dollars poured into this
race for Marshall Tuck by a group of billionaires and millionaires, many of whom
don’t live in California, who were hoping to buy the Superintendent’s office
and push their agenda on our ...
Posted Nov 6, 2014, 7:29 AM by Lee Gundy
YCTA: $150 assessment ready - Update on Anthem Well-Being AssessmentThe Well-Being Assessment
is ready. You will need to create a user account with Anthem.
This will allow electronic access to your insurance info including all your
is the link to Anthem.
I have attached the directions and included the email from CVT below.
Both you and your spouse should create a user account and complete the
assessment. You will both be eligible for the $150 gift card. Then
also complete a preventive screening: annual physical, blood tests such as
cholesterol or glucose, Pap, mammogram, colonoscopy, etc.
Let's take care of yourselves as well as we do all the other people in our
Completing the WB Assessment
Posted Oct 27, 2014, 8:00 AM by Lee Gundy
Pacing Info for October 10thHello YCTA, Both YCTA and YCUSD agreed that teachers need time to
process and plan for the implementation of Common Core. This Friday,
October 10 (voluntary workday) begins to address that need.The agenda sent by Doreen sets forth the basic expectation
of teachers using the day to plan for instruction in collaborative teams. The
limited agenda leaves the planning open-ended to allow teachers to plan
together to address our needs in implementing Common Core in our classrooms.
YCTA will follow up with a YCTA membership survey regarding
professional development, including Oct. 10. Please participate in this brief
survey to inform YCTA's continuing advocacy for professional growth.Please remember that if you choose to participate on Friday,
Posted Oct 9, 2014, 6:52 AM by Lee Gundy