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2311, 2021

Centering health and equity, Prince George’s County educators launch fight for the schools students deserve

By |November 23rd, 2021|Categories: Press|

A newly reopened Prince George’s County, Maryland, school got a visit from the country’s top education official. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona has been visiting schools across the country for the “Help is Here” School Reopening Tour. On Tuesday, he visited Mary Harris “Mother” Jones Elementary in Adelphi.

1811, 2021

Prince George’s County Educators Rally to Demand Solutions to Crushing Workloads

By |November 18th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

A newly reopened Prince George’s County, Maryland, school got a visit from the country’s top education official. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona has been visiting schools across the country for the “Help is Here” School Reopening Tour. On Tuesday, he visited Mary Harris “Mother” Jones Elementary in Adelphi.

1703, 2021

‘Just Want to Be Safe’: Prince George’s Teachers Return to Schools With Concerns

By |March 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

In a new campaign, Maryland educators are speaking out, shining a spotlight on the digital access and opportunity gap among students. The Prince George’s County Educators’ Association (PGCEA) is calling on elected officials to act, and internet companies to provide free access for all educators and students during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

605, 2020

Maryland Educators Expose Digital Divide

By |May 6th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In a new campaign, Maryland educators are speaking out, shining a spotlight on the digital access and opportunity gap among students. The Prince George’s County Educators’ Association (PGCEA) is calling on elected officials to act, and internet companies to provide free access for all educators and students during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

1411, 2019

Statement on HBCU Lawsuit v. State of Maryland

By |November 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November  13, 2019 Contact: Joshua Harris [email protected]   Statement on HBCU’s v. Maryland  Prince George’s County Educators Stand in Support of Maryland HBCU’s Prince George’s County, MD: Today the Maryland Legislative Black Caucus (LBC) held a rally in Annapolis to demand a fair settlement for the four Maryland Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s). U.S. District Court of Maryland has ruled in favor of Maryland HBCU’s determining [...]

2410, 2019

Statement on Senate President Leadership Change

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2019 Contact: Joshua Harris [email protected]   Statement on Senate President Leadership Change  Prince George’s County, MD: Today it was announced that longtime Maryland Senate President and Prince George’s County resident Thomas V. Mike. Miller would be stepping down from the leadership mantle from which he has lead the state of Maryland for decades. It was also announced that the senior Senator from Baltimore City, Senator [...]

309, 2019

Prince George’s County Educators’ Association and Baltimore Teachers Union Condemn Governor Hogan’s

By |September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

  For Immediate Release: August 27, 2019 Contact: Joshua Harris [email protected] Candance Greene cgreene[email protected] Prince George’s County Educators’ Association and Baltimore Teachers Union Condemn Governor Hogan’s Neglect to Fund Quality Education Maryland’s Children Deserve Prince George’s County, MD: Prince George’s County Educators’ Association (PGCEA) and the Baltimore Teachers Union (BTU) are gravely disappointed in the lackluster job of Governor Larry Hogan and his administration in ensuring Maryland’s students and schools [...]

307, 2019

ICYMI: The School Discipline Crisis in Maryland

By |July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

  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 [...]

2606, 2019

PGCPS and PGCEA Sign Negotiated Contract Agreement Today

By |June 26th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

1706, 2019

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

By |June 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

  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 [...]

1706, 2019

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

By |June 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

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). [...]

2405, 2019

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

By |May 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

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. [...]

2305, 2019

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

By |May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

1505, 2019

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

By |May 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

805, 2019

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

By |May 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

605, 2019

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

By |May 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

305, 2019

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

By |May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

  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 [...]

2304, 2019

ICYMI: Spring Break for Some, But Not For All…

By |April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Contact: Joshua Harris [email protected]   ICYMI: Spring Break for Some, But Not For All… Prince George’s County Educators Occupy County Council Meeting Urging “Fund the Schools We Promised Our Students”   Upper Marlboro, MD—More than 60 Prince George’s County teachers, school employees, and parents surprised the County Council at its bi-monthly meeting when the educators came to speak out calling on the [...]

1104, 2019

New Video Ad by Prince George’s County Educators Calls the Public School System to Support Teacher Contract Proposals

By |April 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

For Immediate Release: April 10, 2019 Contact: Joshua Harris [email protected]   New Video Ad by Prince George’s County Educators Calls the Public School System to Support Teacher Contract Proposals Video ad highlights the “Bargaining for the Common Good” Platform Prince George’s County, MD: On the heels of a record investment in education by the Maryland State Legislature, the Prince George’s County Educators Association has launched a new ad to educate [...]

2903, 2019

Statement on Prince George’s County Public Schools Policy Violations When Awarding Contracts

By |March 29th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

For Immediate Release: March 26, 2019 Contact: Joshua Harris [email protected]   Statement on Prince George’s County Public Schools Policy Violations When Awarding Contracts PGCEA President Theresa Mitchell Dudley Challenges PGCPS to Put More Money in The Classroom Prince George’s County, MD: Yesterday, Lindsay Watts of Fox 5 DC released a story about policy violations of Prince Georges County Public Schools when awarding contracts in previous years. Prince Georges County Educators [...]

2103, 2019

March 20th Statement: Collective Bargaining Session

By |March 21st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

  For Immediate Release: March 21, 2019 Contact: Joshua Harris [email protected]   ICYMI: Educators Show Up in Numbers for Contract Negotiation Nearly 200 Prince George’s County Educators, Students, and Parents Showed Up to Participate in Collective Bargaining Negotiations for Prince George’s County Educators Prince George’s County, MD: The negotiations team for Prince George’s County Educators met for an open bargaining session to negotiate the upcoming teacher/educator contracts. These bargaining sessions [...]

1803, 2019

President’s Announcement: Tuition Reimbursement Submissions

By |March 18th, 2019|Categories: Post|

Members– We have been made aware that some members had issues this morning with the new online tool being used for reimbursement.  We were told by PGCPS that their IT department was working to resolve the issues and that emails would be sent out to any members who were documented as having an error message during the submission process.  We understand that this new online tool has the potential to [...]

1403, 2019

Statement on Prince George’s County Executive Proposed 2020 Budget

By |March 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

For Immediate Release: March 14, 2019 Contact: Joshua Harris [email protected]   Statement on Prince George’s County Executive Proposed 2020 Budget PGCEA President Theresa Mitchell Dudley Challenges Council to Fully Fund Schools   Prince George’s County, MD: After much anticipation, following the announcement of partial funding of the Kirwan Commission recommendations, and the 8,000 person rally in Annapolis demanding fair funding for schools, today Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks released [...]

1203, 2019

ICYMI: 2,000 Prince George’s County Educators Rally in Annapolis

By |March 12th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

  For Immediate Release: March 12, 2019 Contact: Joshua Harris [email protected] ICYMI: 2,000 Prince George’s County Educators Rally in Annapolis PGCEA President Theresa Mitchell Dudley and PGCPS President Dr. Alvin Thornton With 52 Buses Joined 6,000 from Around the State in Annapolis for Increased School Funding In what is being reported as the largest rally in history to be held in Annapolis, nearly 8,000 educators, parents, students, and community members [...]

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