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"I've HAD ENOUGH" Card Campaign
We need to let our legislators know that we are not happy with their decision making and Enough is Enough! Following our successful bus trip, our next goal is to collect over 3,000 cards from Teachers, ESP’s, Custodial, Food Service and yes, even administration who fill them with exactly what we want changed in Tallahassee. If each school/site turns in at least 65 cards we will make our goal. If you need a card to fill out, please call Lucy Bravo at 772-464-6430.
  Member Support Specialist
The St. Lucie CTA/CU is seeking a full-time release Member Support Specialist. This is a 10 month position. The qualified individual will be a union member who has had at least 5 successful years as a classroom teacher in a public school in grades PK-12 and is currently certified to teach in Florida.  Master’s degrees are preferred.  Candidate will have:

    ♦experience planning and delivering professional development to adult learners

    ♦strong classroom management skills

    ♦strong written and verbal communication skills

    ♦training in current teaching and learning pedagogy (including Marzano Framework) knowledge or experience in the AFT Professional Development Framework.

  •  Ideal candidates will also have experience in coaching and mentoring colleagues.
 Applicants for this position will agree to transfer to a release time “Teacher on Special Assignment-CTA” 10-month contract position and be released by the school district to perform Union Duties while receiving all salary and benefits according to the negotiated salary schedule and CTA contract.   Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Vicki Rodriguez vicki.rodriguez@floridaea.org  by Friday, February 18th.   

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For the Classroom

  • www.gonoodle.com

    Great site requiring minimal set-up for brain breaks, indoor recess, release endorphins and get the blood flowing. It's scientifically proven to improve mood and cognition.

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  • www.prezi.com

    Create active presentations for students or help students create interactive presentations on their own.

  • www.readworks.org

    A source for leveled reading passages.

  • www.unitedstreaming.com

    SLCSD-approved educational videos to use to create background knowledge, illustrate difficult concepts, etc.

  • www.opened.io

    A K-12 resource library of materials for teaching and assessing for the Common Core.

  • www.nea.org/tools/Works4Me.html

    NEA’s popular resource for teachers and by teachers. Questions asked and answered.