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Weekly Briefing – June 19

Districts are overwhelmingly still in a 'wait and see' posture regarding September. While waiting for guidance from the State, districts are largely identifying what they can't do. Most recent conversations suggest that we'll receive 'parameters' from the State like the ones we received for APPR years ago. We're not sure what those will be [...]

Weekly Briefing – June 192020-06-22T13:05:43-04:00

Weekly Briefing – June 12

Weekly Briefing - June 12 This week is all about OPPOSING FORCES... Though it's only been a week since my last email, I can honestly say my feelings about what the future will hold have probably changed seven times in that week. Opposing Forces #1: Perceptions of Safety - Some reports suggest that [...]

Weekly Briefing – June 122020-06-11T18:50:09-04:00

Weekly Briefing – June 5

Weekly Briefing - June 5 A quick shout out to thank all our members who picked up lawn signs and made more than 2,000 calls to support the budget! Remember to vote YES on your school budget and support these candidates. Election notices have been mailed to all HHHTA members for [...]

Weekly Briefing – June 52020-06-11T13:29:45-04:00

Weekly Briefing – May 29

Weekly Briefing - May 29 We've worked hard to communicate with members over the 11 weeks schools have been physically closed. I am sure that every member reading this email  is wondering what the future will look like for our work, our schools, our students and our communities. As the weeks and months ahead present [...]

Weekly Briefing – May 292020-06-11T13:25:17-04:00


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 Sample Training Plans, Guidance, and Resources Schools and Childcare Programs Checklists for Parents Schools and Childcare Programs Checklist for Teachers Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs Implementation of Mitigation Strategies for Communities with [...]


Other Professional and Contractual Issues

APPR / formal evaluations of tenured teachers who were rated Effective or Highly Effective, and who were not on a Teacher Improvement Plan in the prior school year should be suspended through the reopening period. Contractual PDP requirements should be suspended or shifted towards exclusive fulfillment through online providers and completion of [...]

Other Professional and Contractual Issues2020-05-27T14:35:38-04:00