Q&A/Ratification Vote of 2021-2022 Contract Extension

Today, May 11th, at 5:30pm will be our meeting for asking questions and voting on the 2021-2022 Contract Extension. During this time, we will use a GoogleDoc to follow Robert’s Rules for asking questions. When using the GoogleDoc please make sure you sign up in the appropriate column you wish to speak in (Green-In Favor, … Read more Q&A/Ratification Vote of 2021-2022 Contract Extension

Acting SEA President’s public comments about the recent survey on student perceptions of white teachers

Dear Fellow SEA Members, Today, I sent the following email to the BOE to be read during public comments at this evening’s school board meeting. This email is in response to the recent survey sent out by the district asking students about their perceptions of white District 186 teachers. The District administration has yet to … Read more Acting SEA President’s public comments about the recent survey on student perceptions of white teachers

Sue Handy Scholarship 2021: Deadline Extended to April 12

The Springfield Education Association announces the application availability of the SEA/Sue Handy Scholarship. The scholarship is open to District #186 students and the children of SEA members who are pursuing a career in public school teaching. The scholarship was instituted in honor of Sue Handy, a Springfield educator who taught at Butler Elementary for many … Read more Sue Handy Scholarship 2021: Deadline Extended to April 12

An ‘energizing week’ as teachers, students complete first week of hybrid learning

Author: Steven Spearie – State Journal Register Published: 4:51 p.m. CT January 17, 2021 Danielle Lewis, a second grade teacher at Hazel Dell Elementary School, said she signed up to teach in the hybrid model because she didn’t have any health conditions that would prevent her from being in-person with students. Lewis, who has taught in … Read more An ‘energizing week’ as teachers, students complete first week of hybrid learning

District 186 readies itself for return of students to classrooms

Author: Steven Spearie – State Journal-Register Published at 4:23 pm January 11, 2021 Brian Daugherty has a desk calendar hanging on his wall at home that has counted the days he’s been away from his Jefferson Middle School special education students in a classroom because of the COVID-19 pandemic. By Tuesday, when Daugherty is set to … Read more District 186 readies itself for return of students to classrooms