Brinna Wojtalewicz

What we've been up to... An Update

Brinna Wojtalewicz

The last update on what AEA leadership has been doing came in the October Newsletter. Here is an update for what has happened since then:

Note - This list is not necessarily exhaustive and is meant solely for the purpose of keeping AEA Members advised on the things AEA leadership – to include the President, Board, Individual Board Members and Committees – has been working on. Not every single meeting is listed.

October:

10: ASD Professional Learning Advisory Team (PLAT)*
11: AEA Board of Directors*
12: Teleconference with Kenai’s ESSA Action Team*
    Communication Committee
    Bargaining Committee*
13-14: AEA Listening Tour*
13: Rights Committee Meeting*
14-16: NEA-Alaska Fall Event* (over 20 AEA Participants including AEA members leading sessions and participating on panels. AEA ESSA Action team helped get other teams from locals around the state started and met with DEED, including Commissioner Johnson, to discuss how we can work together moving forward on ESSA)
17: NEA-Alaska DA Review Committee Meeting*
    ASD School Board Meeting*
18: ESSA Stakeholder Meeting (planning for Community Forum)*
19: AEA Bargaining Team*
    EEJC (Education Excellence Joint Committee) Work Session
    PACE Committee Meeting*
21-22: Communications Committee distributes books at Trick or Treat Town*
26-27: Parent-Teacher Conferences
27: Improving Secondary Grading meeting with Dr. Paramo, Mr. Henry & Mr. Graham*
    Cops for Community Board Meeting*
28: AEA Board Strategic Goal Setting Work Session*
29: ACES Union Night*

November:

1: AEA Rep Council*
    ELL PD meeting*
2: Full Time Release President’s meeting*
    AEA PD Committee*
    ASD Data Dashboard Community Meeting*
3-4: AEA Bargaining
    SpEd Committee Meeting
4-5: NEA-Alaska Board Meeting*
6: NEA-Alaska Executive Committee Meeting
7: ASD School Board meeting*
8: ELECTION DAY
9: Communications Committee Meeting*
10: Cops for Community Board Meeting*
    AEA Rights Committee Meeting*
11: ASD/AEA SpEd Meeting*
12: AEA Policy Assembly*
14: EEJC Quarterly Meeting*
15: AEA Board Meeting*
16: Internet Policy Committee Meeting
    AEA Rights: Know Your Contract Training*
    AEA Counselors Committee Meeting
17: Cops for Community Board Meeting*
18: AEA Nurse’s Meeting*
19: AEA Eval. Committee: Instructional Coach Training
21: GPS Grant Review*
22: AEA PACE Committee Meeting*
29-30: National Council of Urban Education Associations Conference*
29-30: AEA Bargaining

December:

1-3: National Council of Urban Education Associations Conference*
1: AEA SpEd Committee
2: AEA Counselor Meeting
3-7: Learning Forward Conference (co-attended with ASD)*
5: ASD School Board Meeting
12: AEA Nurses Committee*
13-14: AEA Bargaining
13: AEA Board of Directors*

*Indicates President Wojtalewicz was in attendance

As always:
-individual member meetings, meetings with ASD, meetings with parents, 10 minute meetings at sites, coordination with NEA-Alaska, research and discussion, update of internal processes and practices, e-mails