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2018 PGCEA-Endorsed Candidates

Join your fellow PGCEA members in supporting candidates who will stand up for quality schools and progressive values. Click here to view the 2018 Endorsed Candidates.

The Washington Post: Prince George’s Teachers Union Backs Donna Edwards for County Executive

The Prince George’s County teachers union endorsed former Democratic congresswoman Donna F. Edwards for county executive on Tuesday, supporting her calls for change in the Washington suburb’s scandal-battered school system. Edwards’s opponents in the June 26 Democratic primary include state’s attorney Angela Alsobrooks and state Sen. C. Anthony Muse. All three major candidates have been critical of

Spring Break Restored

Congratulations! Spring Break has been restored due to the uproar of activism by educators, parents, and students. We must continue to show up, speak up and step up!

PGCEA FAQ on Spring Break 2018

FAQ on Spring Break 2018   How did this happen? The Governor of Maryland signed an executive order compressing the calendar which included starting after Labor Day and ending by June 15th. According to state law, students have to be in school 180 days. Due to the number of weather related closings at PGCPS, part

Work to Rule

PGCEA members at Perrywood Elementary school gathering and then walking in together in solidarity working to rule walking in together on time and leaving on time! Secret raises and firing members for doing what they are told must stop. It is time to Fix the Fund and Fix the Structure in Prince George’s County. #PGCEAfixthefund #TEAMPGCEA  

Statement on Work To Rule

PGCEA is asking you to support our vote of no confidence in our school system structure. We have all seen the lack of accountability in the school system – including the most recent example of secret raises. We share the frustration of our members. The Board of Directors voted to support a county-wide “Work to Rule”

Fix the Fund Rally in Annapolis

Right now, our public schools can’t deliver on the promise of success to every student in every community in Maryland. There’s simply not enough funding dedicated to public education. Independent analysts say we now have a $3 billion funding shortage—that means each of our schools is underfunded by an average of more than $2 million every year. No matter

Prince George’s County Educators’ Association Statement on Unauthorized Pay Raises

March 8, 2018 Press Conference coverage.  ABC 7 “PGCPS teachers demand accountability for unauthorized pay raises” Fox 5 DC “Prince George’s County teachers upset over unauthorized raises in human resources department” NBC 4 “Prince George’s County Teachers Union, School Board Members Protest ‘Unauthorized’ Raises”   The Prince George’s County Educators’ Association (PGCEA) was outraged to