We hope you had a fantastic summer break and are excited to start the new year
The GBEA is working collaboratively with the District on a Collaboration Design Grant from the ODE. Here is an update.
NCLB is changed to ESSA - the Every Student Succeeds Act - read summary
Follow updates about ESSA and get additional information and resources
Oregon has the lowest corporate taxes in the country.
Hard-working Oregonians are paying their taxes, but out-of-state corporations aren't paying theirs.
It's time for corporations to pay their fair share.
Members should be sending their Safety concerns to thier Principal for review at the monthly safety committee meetings happening in your building.
Download the Teacher Evaluation Handbook created by the District and the Association
Download the Specialist Evaluation Handbook created by the District and the Association
Download the New Teacher Evaluation Standards that have been put out by the State of Oregon
Overall a teachers will be evaluated on professional practice, professional responsibilities, and student performance. Student performance must be a "significant" part of teacher evaluation
The state has begun adopting Common Core curriculum and materials, they even have some resources for teachers if you follow the link to their web site
Crisis Information from the NEA