All, we have been assured by the School Committee that the retro check will be on October 27th, 2017. This is consistent with the agreement made when the contract was developed. Thank you to EAW President Roger Nugent for his consistent follow through on this matter.
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All, we are asking for your help! On a weekly basis, we are sending emails to both teachers and IA’s to give you the latest information. If you are not getting our emails you must call us to give us the correct information. Please call Teresa at 508-791-3296 or email her at email@example.com with your correct email address. Thank you.
Our next C.A.T. meeting is Wednesday, October 18th from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM at the EAW. Please come to find out what is going on with your contract. Our next rally is October 19th at City Hall at 6:00 PM. We need everyone to show up for this, IA’s and Teachers included. We need to be heard Loud and Clear! [ Read More ]
The EAW Endorsement Committee held interviews with members funning for School Committee on Monday, October 2, 2017. We would like to announce that we unanimously voted to endorse Dante Comparetto and Jack Foley. We are also endorsing Brian O’Connell. We believe these individuals’ values most closely mirror that of the EAW. We encourage members of the EAW to support these candidates on November 7th.
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We met with the district this past Friday. Nancy Caswell and Patty Domenick participated in the conversation with the Superintendent, Jennifer Boulais (HR) and Rob Pezzella (Safety Officer).
Participation in ALICE is not mandatory but strongly suggested.
Participation/training will be done during regular work hours. The superintendent will inform principals that they need to provide the time. It will likely be offered to IA’s during Monday meeting time. Others may be offered the time during meeting time as well.
The software used to participate is COPsync. The Worcester Police Department is participating in this program in conjunction with the WPS.
The software has been purchased for the high schools and middle schools so far.
You will be getting information from the district that will say it “expects participation”, but it is NOT mandatory per our meeting on Friday.
Please be in touch with any further questions.
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Thanks to all of the Instructional Assistants that came out last night at City Hall. They showed solidarity and strength as they fight for a new contract. Special thanks to MTA President Barbara Madeloni for being there. [ Read More ]