Post Tagged with: "Newsletter"

The Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer

As a school leader and principal, Dr. Fatima Morrell has a wealth of knowledge about the education system today. A member of the Buffalo Council of Supervisors & Administrators, AFSA Local 10, Morrell discussed how she prepares students and teachers for a new school year and the challenges associated with it, including dealing with budget cuts, the importance of creating a sense of community and why education is so important.

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Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

Social media can be an effective tool for school administrators and local union leaders when used correctly. Union leaders can use social media to activate and increase membership, while school administrators, with permission from their schools, can use social media to positively promote their school or other organizations. Twitter, Facebook and YouTube are three popular social media sites that could be advantageous for schools and union leaders.

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Boston Unions and City Use Collective Bargaining Process to Achieve Landmark Agreement

A coalition of Boston public employee unions, including BASAS (Boston Association of School Administrators and Supervisors, AFSA Local 6) signed a landmark four-year agreement with the Menino administration that will save the city and taxpayers an estimated $70 million in public employee health insurance costs.

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AFSA Conference Addresses Labor Issues and Education Reform

AFSA Conference Addresses Labor Issues and Education Reform

AFSA members convened in New Orleans in April to discuss the struggles educators and labor unionists are facing in the current political and economic climate. Attendees heard from union leaders, university researchers, fellow AFSA members and a motivational speaker on how to handle misguided education reforms and attacks from anti-union politicians.

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A Lucky Life

A Lucky Life

Marion Grady is the type of person who defines experiences rather than letting them define her. She sees opportunities at every turn, which may explain why she likes working with challenging students.

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