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ICYMI: The School Discipline Crisis in Maryland

2022-03-18T14:07:18-04:00

  ICYMI: The School Discipline Crisis in Maryland Looking at the Role that Diversity and Inclusion May Play With Discipline and Behavior Today In a hard-hitting article published by the Maryland State Educators Association (MSEA), student discipline was brought to the forefront with a focus on root causes of some problems as well as the racial implications. The article looks at the Maryland State Department of Education’s 2014 guidelines, which required a code of conduct that was to be rehabilitative in efforts to reduce school suspensions. Prince George’s County Educators’ Association (PGCEA) recently partnered with the Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools [...]

ICYMI: The School Discipline Crisis in Maryland2022-03-18T14:07:18-04:00

PGCPS and PGCEA Sign Negotiated Contract Agreement Today

2019-06-26T13:53:16-04:00

For Immediate Release: June 20, 2019 Contact: Joshua Harris [email protected] PGCPS and PGCEA Sign Negotiated Contract Agreement Today Prince George’s County Educators’ Association and Prince George’s County Public Schools Sign Long Awaited Contract to Improve Learning Environments for Schools   Prince George’s County, MD: Tomorrow, Prince George’s County Educators’ Association (PGCEA) leadership and members, representing its 10,000 members will sign a contract with Prince George’s County School Board, putting in place the new contract agreement for educators. The contract supports healthy learning environments for the County’s students, educators, and community. PGCEA President Theresa Mitchell Dudley released the following statement regarding the [...]

PGCPS and PGCEA Sign Negotiated Contract Agreement Today2019-06-26T13:53:16-04:00

ICYMI: 70 Educators Join Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools Civic Academy On Community Schools

2022-03-18T13:35:21-04:00

  For Immediate Release: June 14, 2019 ICYMI: 70 Educators Join Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools Civic Academy On Community Schools  With 45 Community Schools Planned to Roll Out in Prince George’s County, PGCEA Partnered With Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools to Prepare Teachers and Community For Changes In preparation for what is being said is the largest strategic change within PGCPS, nearly 50 community schools are slated to roll out next year across the county. Prince George’s County Educators’ Association (PGCEA) partnered with the Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools Prince George’s County to organize 70 Prince George’s County teachers, staff [...]

ICYMI: 70 Educators Join Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools Civic Academy On Community Schools2022-03-18T13:35:21-04:00

Prince George’s County Educators Vote to Ratify Contract 98% Yay, 1% Nay

2019-06-17T19:20:39-04:00

For Immediate Release: June 14, 2019 Contact: Joshua Harris [email protected] Prince George’s County Educators Vote to Ratify Contract 98% Yay, 1% Nay New Teacher Contract Will be Signed With Teachers Union and PGCPS Now That Members Have Voted Overwhelmingly in Favor Prince George’s County, MD: After much anticipation, Prince George’s County Educators’ Association (PGCEA) and its 10,000 members have ratified the tentative contract with Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS). The two-week ratification and voting process concluded with 98.5 percent of ballots cast by educators were in favor of the tentative contract. The new contract includes pay increases for educators as [...]

Prince George’s County Educators Vote to Ratify Contract 98% Yay, 1% Nay2019-06-17T19:20:39-04:00

ICYMI: Prince George’s County Educators are Victorious After Nearly Two Years of Organizing for More Investments In The Classroom

2019-05-24T19:02:35-04:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 24, 2019 CONTACT Joshua Harris,  [email protected]   ICYMI: Prince George’s County Educators are Victorious After Nearly Two Years of Organizing for More Investments In The Classroom Prince George’s County Educators’ Association Reaches Tentative Deal with PGCPS to Restore Wages and Provide Healthy Learning Environments Upper Marlboro, MD—More than 10,000 Prince George’s County Educators Association Members will receive pay increases that were skipped during the recession.  An in-depth Washington Post article, “Prince George’s teachers reach a deal to restore raises lost during the recession,” written by Debbie Truong, explains the impact and next steps. Highlights from the [...]

ICYMI: Prince George’s County Educators are Victorious After Nearly Two Years of Organizing for More Investments In The Classroom2019-05-24T19:02:35-04:00

Prince George’s County Educators’ Association and PGCPS Reach Tentative Agreement on Teacher Contracts

2019-05-23T14:43:58-04:00

For Immediate Release: May 23, 2019 Contact: Joshua Harris [email protected] Prince George’s County Educators’ Association and PGCPS Reach Tentative Agreement on Teacher Contracts After Open Negotiations by PGCEA and its Members, PGCPS System has Tentatively Agreed to Make Substantial Investment In the Classroom Prince George’s County, MD: Tonight, Prince George’s County Educators’ Association (PGCEA) and its 10,000 members reached a tentative contract agreement with Prince George’s County Public Schools and members will  receive the well-deserved pay increases they were neglected due to the recession which caused missing step increases for nearly sixty percent of PGCPS educators. The Prince George’s County Public [...]

Prince George’s County Educators’ Association and PGCPS Reach Tentative Agreement on Teacher Contracts2019-05-23T14:43:58-04:00

ICYMI: Prince George’s County Educators’ Association Statement on PGCPS Step Restoration Plan

2019-05-15T16:28:38-04:00

For Immediate Release: May 14, 2019 Contact: Joshua Harris [email protected]   ICYMI: Prince George's County Educators’ Association Statement on PGCPS Step Restoration Plan PGCEA Commends Members for Calling out the School System for its More Than 10 Years of Subpar Educator Compensation Prince George’s County, MD: In a well done Washington Post article today, Rachel Chason goes into detail about the nearly 6,000 PGCEA members who have been behind on pay for a decade now. The article was followed by a press conference announcing PGCPS’ plan to bring educators’ pay to current standards of other educators in the region. This was all [...]

ICYMI: Prince George’s County Educators’ Association Statement on PGCPS Step Restoration Plan2019-05-15T16:28:38-04:00

Prince George’s County Educators Declare May 8 “Teacher Un-Appreciation Day” in Response to Funding Gaps at Area Schools

2019-05-08T15:22:02-04:00

Contact: Joshua Harris [email protected] MEDIA ADVISORY For Wednesday, May 8, 2019  TODAY: Prince George's County Educators Declare May 8 "Teacher Un-Appreciation Day" in Response to Funding Gaps at Area Schools During Pickets at Multiple Schools, Educators Call for Quality Education During multiple protests across the county, Prince George's County Educators' Association (PGCEA) calls for the Board of Education and County Council to fully fund our public schools to create a holistic and healthy learning environment for all students. “Even though yesterday was Teacher Appreciation Day, educators in Prince George’s County feel unappreciated because county officials are failing to adequately fund our schools. [...]

Prince George’s County Educators Declare May 8 “Teacher Un-Appreciation Day” in Response to Funding Gaps at Area Schools2019-05-08T15:22:02-04:00

Prince George’s County Educators Launch Teacher Un-Appreciation Day

2019-05-06T19:36:59-04:00

For Planning Purposes: May 6, 2019 Contact: Joshua Harris [email protected] Prince George's County Educators Launch Teacher Un-Appreciation Day In Response to Public School Contract Negotiations Educators Aim to Shine Light on Lack of Investment in County Public Schools Prince George’s County, MD: Over the past decade, Prince George’s County educators have been put on the back burner by PGCPS and undervalued. Tuesday is National Teacher Appreciation Day, and on Wednesday we go back to being underpaid and unappreciated by the school district like every other day of the year. PGCEA and PGCPS are in the midst of contract negotiations for teachers [...]

Prince George’s County Educators Launch Teacher Un-Appreciation Day2019-05-06T19:36:59-04:00

PGCEA Joins Group of Organizations and Advocates in Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools in Efforts to Push Sustained Investment In Public Education

2022-03-18T13:37:27-04:00

  For Immediate Release: May 3, 2019 Contact: Joshua Harris [email protected] 443.939.2043   PGCEA Joins Group of Organizations and Advocates in Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools in Efforts to Push Sustained Investment In Public Education Prince George’s County, MD: On the heels of a record investment in education by the Maryland State Legislature, and an Occupy County Council action by educators,  the Prince George’s County Educators Association has joined a coalition of progressive grassroots organizations to form “The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools”. The coalition includes PGCEA, CASA Maryland, Progressive Maryland, NAACP, and the Parent Community Advisory Board. The coalition unites [...]

PGCEA Joins Group of Organizations and Advocates in Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools in Efforts to Push Sustained Investment In Public Education2022-03-18T13:37:27-04:00
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