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Diann Woodard Visits Puerto Rico, Expresses Concern Over Public Education Cuts

In early March, AFSA National President Diann Woodard traveled to Puerto Rico to meet with local educators and President of Educadores Puertorriqueños en Acción Inc., AFSA Local 105, Domingo Madera. Public education in Puerto Rico is currently threatened by proposed cuts to teacher’s retirement plans. The proposal may encourage teachers to retire this year to avoid pension cuts, leaving schools with a shortage […]

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Puerto Rican Phone Workers’ Union Merges Into OPEIU

Puerto Rican Phone Workers’ Union Merges Into OPEIU

Members of an union representing 2,000 Puerto Rican telephone workers voted by a 10-1 margin to merge into the Office and Professional Employees (OPEIU), the two unions announced on August 14.

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Check Out Our New Video!

A new video showing highlights from this year’s Triennial Convention is now ready to view. Make sure to check it out!

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Pictures Of AFSA’s Triennial Convention Now Posted!

Pictures Of AFSA’s Triennial Convention Now Posted!

Make sure to check out pictures from the Thirteenth Triennial Convention that took place July 26-28 in Puerto Rico.

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Resolution Passed At Triennial Convention Endorses Programs Fighting To End Bullying

Resolution Passed At Triennial Convention Endorses Programs Fighting To End Bullying

Last week at AFSA’s Triennial Convention a resolution was passed to endorse national and local programs that support school administrators with training, resources, and knowledge aimed at ending bullying in our society.

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AFSA’s 13th Triennial Convention is a Huge Success

AFSA’s 13th Triennial Convention is a Huge Success

Leaders Gathered at 13th Triennial Convention in Puerto Rico to discuss the current issues facing public education.

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Today’s Convention Events: Tavis Smiley,Panels and Workshops

During today’s events Tavis Smiley spoke of love and how it relates to his definition of leadership, stating, “you can’t lead folk unless you love them, and you can’t save folk, if you don’t serve folk.”

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AFSA’s Triennial Convention Begins!

Palm trees, crashing waves, a light breeze, and a clear, blue sky. Convention locations don’t get much better than this. Last night’s opening reception brought hundreds of attendees in from all over the nation to be welcomed by AFSA President Diann Woodard who said, “I am enchanted by this island and by seeing all of you here tonight.”

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