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Elgin Teachers Association
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December 14, 2012


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2230 Pointe Blvd.
Suite 400
Elgin, IL 60123

847-428-7640

 Bulls Tickets!

 

Now that the gift giving season is in full swing, Those Who Excel has the perfect gift--Bulls Tickets!  The cost is $60 per ticket (all profits benefit TWE) for the Friday April 5 game against the Orlando Magic.  Derrick Rose is sure to be back and a good time will be had by all. 

Contact Maryellyn Friel at maryellynfriel@u-46.org and make arrangements to give the perfect gift this season!


The ETA is planning on joining our IEA colleagues on a trip to Springfield January 3, 2013. We would like to fill a bus and travel to Springfield to show the Illinois General Assembly we want to be included in the solution.

 

The tentative schedule once the bus arrives

  • 9:30 - 11:00 Buses arrive at IEA Headquarters
  • 10 a.m. - Noon Legislative Appointments (make an appointment in advance of your arrival)
  • Noon-1pm We Are One rally in rotunda Due to space limits, some members might be asked to observe the rally from the 2nd or 3rd floors. IMPORTANT: If the Statehouse reaches maximum capacity, the state police might order that no one else be admitted. A crowd exceeding capacity sends the right message to lawmakers. Be sure to dress warmly, should you end up outside.
  • 1p.m. - 4 p.m. Face-to-face lobbying opportunity (3rd floor of the Capitol on "The Rail")

The bus will be leaving from the IEA Elgin office at approximately 6:30 am and will return to the office early that evening. 

 

RSVPs must be received no later by noon on December 19, 2012 at

gpa.region24@gmail.com  

Judith Arman

Grassroots Political Activist

IEA Region 24

847-370-6639  

 

Update from HR

Re-certification training for teachers that need to renew their credentials in 2013 will be Tuesday, January 29, 2013 in the computer lab (Room 340) at the Educational Services Center from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Info is posted on the U-46 Certification page on the Intranet

You can review your certification on the ISBE website, http://www.isbe.net/ECS/default.htm