July 30 SREA newsletter

Local News Teacher Election Results After four weeks of mail-in balloting, votes were tallied on Tuesday by the Public Employees Relations Commission to determine which union – or if no union – would become the certified bargaining agent for over 1,900 Santa Rosa County School District teachers. While Santa Rosa EA did not obtain the … Read more

July 23 SREA newsletter

It’s almost time! This Tuesday, July 25th, the Public Employees Relations Commission (PERC) will be conducting the final tallying of ballots teachers have submitted over a 4 week period to determine which organization will possess the bargaining rights going forward. Will teachers choose the status quo, with the same ideas, the same attitude, and the … Read more

July 9 SREA Newsletter

Have you VOTED? Balloting for the teacher representation election is taking place thru July 25th, when the Public Employees Relations Commission (PERC) will begin the tallying of votes starting at 10:00 am Eastern in Tallahassee. Members of the Santa Rosa Education Association have worked hard to provide teachers (and soon, Ed Support employees) the opportunity … Read more

July 2 SREA Newsletter

Independence Day is almost here! In a few days, we will celebrate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence 241 years ago on July 4, 1776. This moment in time signified the beginning of a change in the New World in which colonists would begin to take control of their lives by breaking free from … Read more

June 25 SREA Newsletter

The Ballots are Coming! The Ballots are Coming! On Tuesday, June 27th, the Public Employees Relations Commission (PERC) will be mailing representation election ballots to all teacher-based employees who were employed as of May 18, 2017. For four weeks, teachers will have the opportunity to vote for a new bargaining agent, the Santa Rosa Education … Read more

June 18 SREA Newsletter

Election Update! The representation election for Santa Rosa teachers begins very soon, as the Public Employees Relations Commission (PERC) will be mailing ballots to teachers’ home addresses on file with the District on June 27th. All teachers employed as of May 18th – even if they have since been non-renewed or have resigned/retired – will … Read more

June 11 SREA Newsletter

Santa Rosa Education Association – the only organization engaging our School Board At last Thursday’s school board meeting, Santa Rosa EA member and Woodlawn Beach Middle School teacher Ben Smith addressed the Board members and Superintendent Wyrosdick regarding a number of issues. Because Ben’s remarks speak for themselves, his remarks are printed below: “I would … Read more

May 28 SREA Newsletter

TEACHER REPRESENTATION ELECTION SCHEDULED! After campaigning for the past year, Santa Rosa EA’s petition for a teacher representation election finally has come. Once and for all, teachers will be provided the opportunity to decide which organization will have the right to bargain for them. How will you decide? Take a moment and consider the current … Read more

May 21 SREA Newsletter

Why Santa Rosa EA? Each week Santa Rosa EA sends out information, provides updates, and announces events and meetings to keep everyone up to date about what’s happening around the district. This week, however, we would like to have the employees do the talking. Here are just a few remarks from teachers and Ed support … Read more