I consider it important, indeed urgently necessary, for intellectual workers to get together, both to protect their own economic status and, also, generally speaking, to secure their influence in the political field.

-Albert Einstein (commenting on why he joined the AFT)

News & Updates

The latest news and updates from USEP.

District Promises Going Up In Smoke!

Posted by USEP on Jul 17, 2014

It’s deja vu all over again. After committing to a 2 percent pay increase for teachers and school related Personnel (SRP) this year, the District is backpedalling offering barely 1 percent for employee salary increases, and that’s only if USEP agrees to eliminate...

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USEP and District Negotiations Going Nowhere Fast

Posted by USEP on Jul 9, 2014

USEP and District negations quickly turned sour when the District stonewalled USEP proposals and sought major restrictions on teacher transfer rights and illness/injury on the job leave time. The District is also proposing to eliminate National Board Certification...

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Share My Lesson Summer Collections

Posted by USEP on May 30, 2014

Finding ways to keep students motivated over summer break is a challenge every teacher faces at the end of the year. To help, AFT Share My Lesson has hand-picked some great resources for you to use in your classroom as you wrap up the school year and look ahead. The...

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