Standing Rules |

Each Policy Committee Chairperson shall make periodic reports and recommendations to the Board of Directors and/or the Representative Council. Policy committees of the Association shall consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

A.

Community Action Committee

 

1.

Increase public awareness in areas of educational concern.

 

2.

Foster communication between the Association and the community.

 

3.

Establish and provide an ongoing liaison with the various racial and ethnic community groups within the community.

 

4.

Develop a program of activities for the Day of the Teacher

B.

Bargaining Support Committee

 

1.

As directed by the board develop the Association's contract proposals utilizing such methods as written surveys, open hearings, and proposals from other committees.

 

2.

Provide support for the Negotiating Team as directed.

C.

Human Rights Committee

 

1.

Encourage minorities to teach in the district to achieve and maintain a racially and culturally balanced teaching staff.

 

2.

Actively work with minority teachers in the district to encourage involvement in Garden Grove Education Association/CTA/NEA.

 

3.

Study and recommend action for human rights.

 

4.

Organize and promote GGEA, CTA, and NEA workshops.

 

5.

Become familiar with pending and current legislation and make appropriate recommendations.

 

6.

Study sections of the Administrative Regulations and Board Policies that affect teachers and make recommendations.

 

7.

Recognize members who are making a difference for GGUSD students, GGEA teachers, and the Garden Grove community.

D.

New Teacher Committee

 

1.

Work with GGEA Site Reps. to recruit new teachers in the district to become members and to encourage involvement in Garden Grove Education Association/CTA/NEA.

 

2.

Organize events throughout the year to encourage new members to get involved with GGEA.

E.

Political Involvement Committee

 

1.

Interview candidates for school board elections and make specific recommendations for Association support.

 

2.

Provide information to the Board of Directors regarding pending legislation in the field of education.

 

3.

Develop campaigns and programs in regards to legislation and the support of candidates pursuant to the instructions of the Board of Directors.

 

4.

Provide continuing liaison between the Association and elected public officials.

F.

Retirement Committee

 

1.

Provide the Association members information on the pending and current retirement law, District medical plans for retirees, and transitioning to retirement.

 

2.

Develop and implement tributes for teachers retiring from the Garden Grove Unified School District.

 

3.

Develop a relationship between the Association and retired teachers.

G.

Organizing Committee

 

1.

Increase memberships’ awareness of educational and political concerns.

 

2.

Build unity among members so that we are able to mobilize in a time of crisis.

 

3.

Establish member and community support for bargaining efforts, school board elections, or other issues, affecting our members.

 

4.

Develop an organizing plan, in conjunction with information received either by the Executive Board, Bargaining Team, Political and Community Action Committee, Special Education Committee, and/or Grievance Committee.

H.

Special Education Committee

 

1.

Provide Professional Development in Special Education.

 

2.

Inform members of Education Code and Special Education Legislation.

 

3.

Develop dialogue between the committee, members, the community, and the district.

 

4.

Develop resources for teachers who provide services to students with special needs.

 

 

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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."