A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

Dear Members,

 

I hope that all of you had a wonderful holiday season and have enjoyed our two weeks off.  As the New Year begins, one of our goals is to increase attendance at our monthly meetings and encourage membership involvement.  We welcome your input and if you have suggestions or feedback, please pass them along to your building representatives.   Also, please know that anyone of our senior build reps or officers would be happy to discuss any issue or concern that you may have.

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A hand up is not a handout

In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten urges lawmakers to strengthen the rungs on America's ladder of opportunity.

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Bylaws- 1993 Bylaws and Proposed Revised 2014 Bylaws

Dear ATA Members,

Here are the old and new proposed bylaws for your perusal. If you have any questions, concerns or comments please feel free to contact any of your ATA Officers, Senior Building Reps or Building Reps. We are all here to serve you.

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A war on poverty, or on the poor?

In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about what poverty in America looks like today, a half-century after President Lyndon B. Johnson, in conjunction with civil rights, religious and labor leaders, commenced the war on poverty.

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Program makes it easy to thank teachers who change lives

A new initiative from Farmers Insurance gives people a way to send a personal thank-you to educators who make a difference in their lives and the lives of their children—and offers those educators a chance to win a grant to use in their classrooms.

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