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NEA-R Annual Meeting
The NEA -Retired Annual Meeting was held in Denver, June 28 and 29.  Your elected representatives to attend were Ulysses Floyd, Patti Lochner, Charles Moskowitz and Marilyn Warner. During the...

 

Share My Lesson tops 500,000 users
  In less than two years, 500,000 teachers, parents and others have used Share My Lesson, posting, downloading and rating classroom lessons and other teaching materials—making it the...

 

Apply now for the Prize for Solution-Driven Unionism
  The AFT, in partnership with the Albert Shanker Institute and the AFT Innovation Fund, is accepting applications for the second annual $25,000 Prize for Solution-Driven...

 

'American Educator' takes on teacher evaluation
  A major policy focus, teacher evaluation is currently the primary tool promoted to improve teaching quality. But evaluation alone is not enough. In the cover story of the Spring...

 

Share My Lesson to host virtual conference in March
  Share My Lesson, the largest online community of American educators sharing lesson plans and other teaching materials, will host on March 11-13 an unprecedented virtual conference of 24...

 

A hand up is not a handout
  In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten urges lawmakers to strengthen the rungs on America's ladder of opportunity.   She lays out...

 

A war on poverty, or on the poor?
  In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about what poverty in America looks like today, a half-century after President Lyndon B...

 

Program makes it easy to thank teachers who change lives
  A new initiative from Farmers Insurance gives people a way to send a personal thank-you to educators who make a difference in their lives and the lives of their children—and offers...

 

President's Column October-December 2013
OCTOBER-DECEMBER PRESIDENT’S REPORT MARILYN WARNER   An anecdote is told that Ernest Hemingway was challenged to write a short story in six words.  He won the bet by writing,...

 

FEA -Delegate Assembly-Oct. 2013 Report
Florida Education Association Delegate Assembly October 11-12, 2013   The theme of the DA was TAKE BACK OUR SCHOOLS, OUR FLORIDA, OUR FUTURE and we heard this reverberated throughout ...

 

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