Marcony Barros, of the Everett School Committee, spearheaded the grant process that brought $40,000 to the Everett Public Schools to make Project Here materials available at every middle school to enhance current programs that teach students about the risks and consequences of drug use and giving them the tools they need to make healthy decisions.Read More
ETA President Kim Auger has submitted a Letter to the Editor to all three Everett newspaper companies seeking more balanced coverage of our ongoing concerns with the school administration. The letter is here in full. Please share this message widely on social media so that your friends and relatives have a better understanding of what’s going on in our district.Read More
Over the past several weeks, many community members, parents and faculty have asked about Massachusetts Open Meeting Laws and Public Comment.
According to the Office of Attorney General Maura Healey, “Although public participation is entirely within the chair’s discretion, the Attorney General encourages public bodies to allow as much public participation as time permits.”Read More
On Monday, September 17th, the Everett School Committee held a meeting which started with a 30 minute presentation on the Action Plan for the Parlin School. The mismanagement of the school has resulted in large class sizes, retaliation against teachers and substantial turnover. The Parlin now boasts, on average, the largest class sizes in the district. Read more.Read More
We would like to remind everyone that ANY documents you have on your school google drive account can be accessed by administration.
It has come to the attention of the ETA that the administration is creating email accounts for new employees and granting access to the google drive files of former employees including worksheets, lesson plans, and unit materials.
If there is anything on your Google Account that is private and you do not want to grant unlimited access to, please make sure you download those materials from your account and delete them from your drive. This includes your evaluations.
Educator weekends are back at Barnes and Nobel! In stores, every Saturday and Sunday in August! Educators get 25% off!Read More
The Massachusetts Senate and House failed to reconcile the differences in their bills leading to a major blow to low income districts including Everett.Read More
A national campaign, funded in part by the DeVos family, seeks to convince teachers to leave their unions.Read More
This week you may have gotten an email from an organization called MyPayMySay. Check it's funding out here: https://massteacher.org/news/2018/06/betsy-devos-just-asked-you-to-drop-your-union-membershipRead More
National Grid has locked out it’s workers, cutting off pay and health insurance.Read More
This Summer MTA is offering ten FREE two-day workshops at locations around the state where you’ll be able to earn PDPs towards your license renewal. We have member-designed workshops in English Language Learners, Special Education, Math and Arts that should meet the needs of many teachers, specialists, and counselors this Summer!Read More
The proposals presented by administration on Thursday, May 17 for the new contract are the most egregious proposals submitted in the last 45 years. They include a 0% increase in pay and come with 103 layoffs, 67 of which are teaching positions. The links below include the administration proposals, a comparison of those proposals with the current contract, and the current 2015-2018 contract.Read More