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Garden Grove Education Association
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President: Kelly Nolan, Electronic AdNotes – Sep 14, 2018
12966 Euclid Street #100, Garden Grove (714) 638-7480 www.ggea.org
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GGEA is an association of educators who advocate
for the well-being of our membership and the students we serve.


Go to ggea.org to learn about your professional organization
Wear your GGEA BLUE on Tuesdays to show your GGEA PRIDE!

Save the Date: Maternity Workshop - October 15

 
 
 
 
Tentative Agreement (TA)
 
 

A TA was reached last Friday, 9/7. This agreement is in effect for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years. Voting will take place Monday 9/17- 9/21 with all school site ballots returned to the GGEA office on Friday 9/21 no later than 5:00 pm. At Segments there was a Q & A session to go over the TA items and a voter's guide was also included with your site's voting materials. Reach out to your site rep if you have questions but don't hesitate to call the GGEA office for further clarification.

 
 
 
 
Special Education
 
  At the K-6 level, MM students have returned to their home schools. You should have a class schedule that was collaboratively developed by your staff, TOSA, and principal. Should you have any issues or needs please know that GGEA is working with the District and SPED departments and will be there to support you in any way we can. GGEA's Special Education Committee is having their meeting this Monday, 9/17, at 3:30 at the GGEA office. Please attend with any questions or concerns.  
 
 
 
Class Changes
 
  As classes get settled and students are moved around, there may be a few teachers who get excessed to other sites. There may also be some openings that could be posted. Please see Article 10 in the contract if you are affected so you know your rights. Call GGEA if you have any questions.  
 
 
 
Evaluation
 
  Are you being evaluated this year? Read Article 7 in your contract to learn more about the evaluation process. If any issues arise, please be sure to have a rep with you when you conference with your administrator. Call GGEA if you have further questions or concerns.  
 
 
 
Faculty Advisory Committee
 
  12/14-16/2018 - CTA New Educator Weekend, Sheraton, San Diego: a wonderful introduction to our newest members in their first three years in the profession. Everything a new educator needs to be successful in the first years of teaching  
 
 
 
Join a GGEA Committee
 
  Are you interested in organizing, professional development, human rights, community action, political involvement, journalism, or you're new to the teaching profession? Then GGEA has just what you need. Go to the ggea.org website and click on the committees' link to find out more.  
 
 
 
REMINDERS
 
 
Interested in Building Your Leadership Skills? Position(s) Available:
 
 

*Elementary Segment Director: Director shall provide representation and leadership for the members in their segment, attend GGEA Board meetings, Elementary Segment meeting, and Representative Council. (Tuesday)

*CTA State Council Representative - CTA's top policy-making body is the State Council of Education. Meeting four times a year, the council's nearly 800 delegates elect the three state-level CTA officers and the CTA Board of Directors. Council also sets forth CTA policy, develops legislation, and makes recommendations in general elections.  More information to follow.

 
 
 
 
Attorney Available at the GGEA Office
 
  GGEA provides our members with the opportunity to meet with an attorney for 30 minutes about non-job related issues free of charge. The lawyer is available September 19th from 3:00-4:30. This is on a first come, first served basis. Please call the GGEA office if you wish to schedule an appointment.  
 
 
 
Join the GGEA Facebook Page
 
  To join, Facebook members search for "Garden Grove Education Association" and ask to join the group. This is a great way to get up to date information. Allow our administrators 24-48 hours to accept your request. If you are concerned about privacy, please make sure your own Facebook page has privacy settings adjusted before joining GGEA Facebook.  
 
 
 

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Together Everyone Achieves More
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Contact Information:GGEA President: Tina Gustin-Gurney phone: 714-638-7480
fax: 714-638-9167
email: President, Kelly Nolan - president@ggea.org
    Executive Director, Armon Akerboom – exec@ggea.org
    Associate Staff Membership, Susan Kaylor – membership@ggea.org
    Associate Staff Reception, Jenny Gonzalez – jennyg@ggea.org
website: www.ggea.org
 
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Our Mission Statement:
"GGEA is an association of educators who advocate for the well-being of our membership and the students we serve."

Our Mission Statement:
"GGEA is an association of educators who advocate for the well-being of our membership and the students we serve."

Our Mission Statement:
"GGEA is an association of educators who advocate for the well-being of our membership and the students we serve."

Our Mission Statement:
"GGEA is an association of educators who advocate for the well-being of our membership and the students we serve."