I.Call to order and Approval of last meeting’s minutes at 4:13 pm: First Lori Soskil, Second Rick Stine.
1.Elizabeth Kelchner, Field Marketing Manager California Casualty Management Company is a guest speaker
1.Highlights include a My Deals App – the number is 8875 and the member PSEA ID#, cell phone discounts at ATT&T are now 15% and at Verizon 20%. Members are encouraged to take advantage of getting an insurance quote from Ms. Kelchner.
2.Kathleen Jordan from Assurant voluntary life insurance program is a guest speaker. The School District provides $50,000 under our current contract. We need a minimum participation of 10% of our membership. This is a Term Life program. Members can have their spouse and children included in the policy.
3.Election update: Tom Wolf is the PSEA endorsed candidate. The PSEA website has a listing of all PSEA endorsed candidates.
4.SLO’s: these should have been turned in by October 1, 2014 to your building principals. Special ed. teachers with less than 12 students are being advised to not do the SLO since there are not enough students to use as an appropriate score.
5.Collaborative and Self-Directed: must be approved by the principal, the program is a three year cycle; teacher must previously have had a proficient or distinguished rating to be eligible.
6.Safety Committee: the bylaws state there should be a teacher volunteer from each level of elementary, junior high, and high school. Volunteer names will be forwarded to Michelle Arnold.
7.Needs Improvement: if you scored a needs improvement Ann Catrillo needs to know by October 27, 2014 so that a right to grieve may be filed by the Association on your behalf. This notice went out via home emails too.
8.ESE & Middle Smithfield: time sheets are due for the grievance we won for a duty free lunch on in-service day.
1.Pace & Council V: Absent
2.Membership: 605 members at this time, PACE contributions at this time total: $3,013.00
3.Treasurer: See treasure’s report. Balance $66,549.50
IV.Communications: Absent. Ann reminded everyone that our website is updated and that her annual welcome back letter is posted as well.
4.Old Business: none
1.Negotiation Team: will select a date to meet
VI.Adjournment: First Scott Hnasko, Second Wayne Carson