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USEP Update – Friday, 10/23/2020

USEP/DISTRICT SETTLE SAFETY CONCERNS MOU Wednesday evening, USEP and District negotiating teams for both SRP and Instructional met and agreed on the MOU that contains health and safety language. We are very pleased to announce that one of the biggest takeaways of this MOU is ADDITIONAL PAID ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE PROVISIONS FOR EMPLOYEES PRIOR TO THE Read more

USEP Update 10/16/2020

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SALARY INCREASES HB 641 created a new line item of funding for each school District, including Charter Schools, to use to increase the minimum base salary for full-time classroom teachers (Defined by F.S. 1012.01) and full-time pre-kindergarten teachers. 80% of these funds were allocated to increase the minimum base salary for Florida Education Finance Program Read more

USEP Update 9/25/2020

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SICK LEAVE BANK USEP strongly encourages all eligible employees to join the SICK LEAVE BANK. Even if you have not participated in the past, for this year, please consider this option, as it can prove advantageous should you find yourself in a medical crisis. Enrollment for Non-Instructional is September and enrollment for Instructional is October. Read more

USEP Update – Friday, Sept. 4th, 2020

Greetings, USEP members, Let me provide you with the latest updated information as it relates to USEP concerns:   Classroom cleaning - Spray disinfectant is provided for each classroom, however, USE OF THIS DISINFECTANT IS STRICTLY VOLUNTARY. Each worksite has a machine that mixes the concentrated disinfectant to exact tolerances, and the diluted mix is 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

Year End Update – May 29, 2020

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USEP Members, Thank you, thank you, thank you for all you have done this year. What an amazing group of educators we have in Pasco County. We have transitioned from “real” to “virtual” in our classrooms and barely skipped a beat. Many of you had the technology expertise to make this happen smoothly, others had Read more

Friday, May 15, 2020 Update

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Hello USEP members, This is an update on the ongoing conversations between USEP and the District. Pasco eSchool is looking to transition several teachers to a 245-day contract. This is an effort on the part of the District to make sure the summer sessions are covered with an appropriate number of teachers without having a Read more

You Are Appreciated, USEP Members

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YOU ARE APPRECIATED, USEP MEMBERS! USEP members, Please watch this video message of appreciation by our School Board Chair, Colleen Beaudoin: And here is a letter from our state President, Fed Ingram of FEA: Dear USEP member, During these times of uncertainty, you stepped up to make sure your students and their parents were Read more

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If you are an employee of Pasco County Schools and not already a member of USEP, consider joining today! Members are eligible for a wide range of benefits through our affiliates and benefit partners. USEP also provides members with professional development opportunities and representation for member issues.