Urgent Update! Ratification Vote

ADTA memebers,
There was a bit of miscommunication on the previous email. Hopefully this email will clarify the meeting times. Thank you for your patience as we work to get you this information as quickly as possible.

The bargaining team will be presenting the tentative agreement and calendar at 3:00 at Melva Davis on Wednesday, February 22nd. They will also be presenting again at 4:00 that same day. There is a site rep meeting at 4:00 on February 22nd at Melva Davis. There will be a bargaining member present at the site rep meeting to ensure the site reps are able to hear the tentative agreement if they are unable to make the 3:00 meeting. There will also be a meeting on Monday, February 27th at 4:00. at Melva Davis for anybody who may not have been able to attend the Wednesday meetings. The bargaining team will also be available from 3:00-4:00 on Monday the 27th to answer questions before voting. Voting will be open at 2:30 for those people who were able to make the Wednesday meetings. Voting will stay open until 5:30 p.m. to ensure that anybody that was unable to attend Wednesday’s meetings are able to get the information on Monday before voting.

Tentative Agreement, Calendar Presentations and Vote:

Where: Melva Davis Academy


When: Wednesday, February 22nd @ 3:00 and 4:00pm and
Monday, February 27th @ 4:00pm

Question & Answer with Bargaining Team:

When: Wednesday, February 22nd immediately after the 3:00 and 4:00 presentations.
Monday, February 27th 3:00-4:00 and immediately after the 4:00 presentation.

Ratification vote:

When: Monday, February 27th from 2:30-5:30pm.

Lauren Bingenheimer
ADTA Member at Large

Bargaining Communique 2-19

February 17, 2017
ADTA Bargaining Communiqué – Sessions 12

ADTA Negotiations 16­17
Deborah Thomas
Negotiations Chair

Laura Pennington
Negotiations Member

Angela Ordinola
Negotiations Member

Mark Heitkamp
Negotiations Member

Gina Tannert
Negotiations Member

Kelly Balaski
Negotiations Member

Rebecca Van Sant
Negotiations Member
Brothers and Sisters,

Your Bargaining Team met on Friday, February 17, 2017 at the AESD District Office . Present for AESD: Amy Nguyen Hernandez, Alex Verduzco, Ajay Mohindra, and Sandra Loudermilk. Present for ADTA: Mark Heitkamp, Angela Ordinola, Laura Pennington, Gina Tannert, Dawn Murray, Nanette Cadilli, Kelly Balaski, Rebecca Van Sant, and Debbie Thomas.

Amy Nguyen Hernandez has now take over as Chief Negotiator for the AESD Bargaining Team.

There were proposals/counter proposals presented on Article 17 – Duty Day, Article 18 – Calendar, Article 13 – Health and Welfare Benefits, and Article 12 – Salary. There was positive, open dialogue between both parties. We are happy to announce that by the end of the day, we reached a Tentative Agreement on all items.

Be on the look-out for emails with the exact location and times on informational meetings regarding the Tentative Agreement and voting to ratify those agreements. on the 2017-18 calendar. Voting will also be held for the 2017-18 Calendar.

We would like to thank everyone that has been our Association by wearing their red shirts on Tuesdays and for attending the Board Meetings. Please continue to wear red on Tuesdays and show solidarity at the Board Meetings.

Look for important upcoming information from the ADTA Executive Board. The next board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 5:00.

Thank You,
ADTA Bargaining Team

Questions and/or concerns should be submitted to the current Bargaining Chair; Deborah Thomas‐ George Elem. at: adtabargchair@gmail.com

CTA Retirement Workshop – RSVP Before Feb 21st at CTA Office

CTA Retirement Workshop
February 23, 2017
4:30-6:00 PM
Hesperia Unified School District Office Annex Building
(behind their main office)

Please get an RSVP from your chapter’s members so we can get an idea of how many are coming. Turn in numbers to Betty at the Hesperia CTA office by February 21st through email or phone please, so materials can be ready. THANK YOU in advance!

760-244-2239 Hesperia RRC

CTA State Council Election

Please read on behalf of the Elections Chair, Kim Sanchez:

Announcement of Election

CTA-O-SBR-3 State Council Representative

When: Friday, February 17, 2017

Time: 2:30-5:00pm

Location: Room 301 ~  Victoria Magathan Elementary

11411 Holly St. Adelanto

CTA/ILC Population Education Monday, February 27, 2017

Population Education

Monday, February 27, 2017


3:45P.M. registration and light snack

 Gus Franklin Jr. STEM School

Science and Engineering Lab Room 410

13125 Hopland Ave.

Victorville, CA 92394

760 530-7640

 Environmental education is a priority in California’s classrooms.  Join us to learn about human-environmental interactions in this inquiry- based hands-on/minds-on workshop.  Help prepare your student to become environmental and global citizens by participating in an imaginative, memorable “best practice activities” designed to meet TK-8th NGSS and ELA/math Common Core standards with writing integration.  Free user-friendly materials CD! Please see flier for further details and Edmodo resource cod


Click here for specific information on this conference: Good Teaching Conference South

The CTA Good Teaching Conferences are designed to support excellent teaching and learning practices for classroom teachers. Offering a variety of diverse workshops in curriculum content areas for K-12 teachers, the conferences provide opportunities for professional development and offer time to network and share ideas with colleagues and experts in the field.

The Good Teaching Conference also features three different, full-day pre-conferences on Friday.

  • Building a Bridge between Assessment, Standards & Instruction (9:00am-4:00pm)
  • The Educator’s Guide to Saving and Investing for Retirement (10:00am-4:00pm)
  • The Teacher Innovation Expo (sponsored by the Institute for Teaching) (8:30am-4:30pm)

Date: March 17-19, 2017 | Location: Hyatt Regency Orange County, Garden Grove | Register Online

Hyatt Regency Orange County
11999 Harbor Blvd
Garden Grove, CA 92840

CTA Rate: $125/day
Hotel Cut-Off: Mar 2, 2017
Hyatt Parking Fee
: $9/day
Member: $185