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USEP Thoughts on Reopening of School

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USEP has been working with the District since Spring Break to address concerns and advocate for employee rights, working conditions and compensation. Toward that end, we were able to preserve all jobs and health benefits through the end of last school year. We were also successful in addressing the numerous concerns of our members being Read more

Friday Update – 7/3/2020

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USEP UPDATE - Friday, July 3rd, 2020 Hello USEP Members, On June 25th and on June 30th, USEP held focus groups to gather information, questions, and concerns from our members. We have also compiled additional comments, questions, and concerns from large numbers of emails and phone calls from you, our members. USEP continues to take Read more

USEP Update to Members on Returning to School

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USEP UPDATE TO MEMBERS Friday, June 26, 2019 Hello USEP Members, Let me update you on the District’s communication regarding intent to return. While students are given three options - return to brick & mortar, MySchoolOnline or enroll in Pasco eSchool, teachers are only really given two options related to active employment - return to Read more

Comments on District Re-Opening Plan

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USEP members, Earlier today, the District sent out a notification on the re-opening of school in the fall. I would like to address that announcement. USEP has insisted we be a part of the conversation regarding the process of re-opening schools. Toward that end, we sent representatives to various focus group meetings along with other Read more

Wednesday, April 29th Coronavirus Update

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Update Hello USEP Members, As we head down the home stretch of this new distance learning, USEP continues to work for our members. On Monday of this week, after conversation with USEP, the District agreed to pay all Spring Sport Coaches their full supplement. We have also dealt with workload expectations Read more

Friday, April 24th Coronavirus / COVID-19 Update

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Friday, April 24, Update Greetings USEP members, Here are some of our latest concerns addressed with District staff: BEST & BRIGHTEST PAY-OUT Payments for the Best & Brightest bonus awards will be processed on May 8, 2020. If you have questions regarding your status, please refer to READING ENDORSEMENT This is still being required Read more

Coronavirus / COVID-19 Update – Monday, April 20th

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UPDATE FOR MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2020 Florida schools to stay closed through semester, Gov. Ron DeSantis says Public sentiment had been strong to continue distance learning until Covid-19 is under control. Gov. Ron DeSantis announces on April 18 that schools should remain closed through the rest of the spring session. Saying distance learning is working Read more

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