Saturday, October 25, 2008

Improved and Better!

The Delegate Assembly review committee met this week to make plans for the 2009 annual NEA-Alaska annual meeting. We reviewed the changes made to last year's meeting, looked at the evaluations we received from delegates, and made plans for the next DA. Overall, the response to last year's changes were extremely positive.

I will spend Monday of next week helping select the 2009 Teacher of the Year. There are four outstanding finalists and I am honored to be part of the process.

The rest of the week will be intensively focused on the last push for the election. Next Saturday we will participate in the largest literature drop around the state in Alaska's history. Regardless of your political affiliation and opinions, I certainly hope every member votes!


Thursday, October 9, 2008

The Countdown is On!

Less than a month from now we will know who our new leaders will be in Juneau and in Washington, D.C. This is the time to elect public officials who will work on behalf of our members and our children. We have to put all our energy into electing candidates who will put education at the top of their list of priorities! Please join me in campaigning for education candidates, contributing to education candidates, and getting out to vote on election day so we know that we did everything possible to impact the future of Alaska in a positive way. These decisions are too important to leave them up to someone else to decide for us.