September 12, 2021
Information is Power
Inside this Newsette:

  • Sick Leave Bank Open Enrollment
  • PGCEA in the News
  • Bargaining Survey
  • MSEA Convention
  • Know your Uni-Serve
  • Blueprint for Maryland's Future Implementation
  • Upcoming Events
  • Join a Committee
Sick Leave Bank Open Enrollment
Reminder! Sick Leave Bank Open Enrollment is underway and will end on September 30th.
What is the Sick Leave Bank?
The PGCEA Sick Leave Bank ([Contract 4.19: J-8]) is a leave system designed for Unit 1 employee’s use for qualifying incapacitating personal illnesses during regularly scheduled duty days.
See sick leave bank guidelines here
Click here to access the enrollment form. Please submit your completed form to
IMPORTANT: If you are currently enrolled in the Sick Leave Bank, then you do not need to submit another form.

PGCEA In the News
"The safety of each of us is the responsibility of all of us. We're committed to working with our educators and community allies to give students the safe and successful school year they deserve!"

We Need Your Input
We are preparing to enter into negotiations with PGCPS about our next contract and we need your input. Take a moment to take the bargaining survey.

Delegates seeking to submit new business items, new resolutions, amendments to resolutions, amendments to the nominations and elections guidelines, and amendments to the rules may click here to use the online business submission form. Submissions will be accepted through 5 p.m. on Friday, October 8, 2021. Business may not be submitted on-site in Ocean City this year. Only delegates may submit new business for the RA.
In accordance with the MSEA Bylaws, attached are: MSEA Proposed Bylaw Amendments #1 and #2 for the 2021 MSEA Convention. Please be aware that the proposed bylaw amendments were properly received and reviewed by the MSEA Bylaws and Rules Committee.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the MSEA Bylaws and Rules Committee Staff Liaison Damon Felton at 443-433-3670.
Do you know your Uniserv Director?

Our uniserv directors (UD's) are here to assist you with any of your school-based issues or contract compliance needs. To find out what UD is assigned to your school click the button to see their school assignments.
Updates: The Blueprint For Maryland's Future

The Blueprint Implementation Workgroup will be convening next month with a briefing on the Blueprint with member information sessions to follow on the various components. Those that have signed up for the Implementation Workgroup should look for an email next month for the Blueprint briefing.  

Join us for our next meeting and become a member of the committee!
September 22, 2021

5:00 PM