CALL to ACTION: National Day of Resistance,
Monday, August 3, 2020
Join PGCEA and The Baltimore Teachers Union, as We Rally at the Comcast HQ in Baltimore to Demand Digital Equity
Social Justice in our Work
We are continuing our partnership with the Baltimore Teachers Union to do a Day of Resistance Monday, August 3, 2020, in Baltimore. We will announce the joint action in Prince George’s when we have a confirmed date. Our students and educators deserve digital equity and access to the internet to be able to learn and teach during this global health pandemic.  

Join your President August 3rd for a National Day of Resistance

PGCEA and The Baltimore Teachers Union are coordinating students, families, educators, and community members as part of a nation-wide National Day of Resistance ( ). We are planning an action to help ensure that everyone has the high-speed internet necessary to access education during the period of distance learning. Please fill out this form if you are interested in participating in a car/bike caravan and/or logistics and support, we will follow up with more specific action details to the participants in the coming week.
 1) We demand that Comcast permanently increase Internet Essentials upload speeds from 3 Mbps to 25 Mbps and download speeds from 25 Mbps to 100 Mbps.
 2) We demand that Comcast offer Internet Essentials to all students and educators regardless of their current internet plans, and make it free from the time of enrollment until 60 days after the full restoration of school.
 3) We demand that all Xfinity hotspots, including those from leased Comcast modems, be free to the public starting now until 60 days after the full restoration of school.

PGCPS is Leading the Way on Reopening Plan

The PGCPS plan was formally approved by the Board of Education at the July 30th meeting. The plan is not final and will be updated every Friday as modifications are necessary. PGCEA Board of Directors and Negotiations Team met last week to review a draft MOU. An MOU is a memorandum of understanding or in lay terms, contract amendments. The draft MOU was submitted to the system to address the changes in our working conditions not covered explicitly by our Negotiated Agreement.  

PGCEA Facebook Group
Our Private Facebook group is growing daily. We now have almost 500 members of our group. Here is the link to join.

In Solidarity,

Theresa Mitchell Dudley

SIGN THE PETITION: Demand action from elected officials and internet giants Comcast and Verizon to improve education by providing free internet for educators and students and give them an #OpportunitytoLearn.