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Coronavirus Update – April 3rd, 2020

CoronavirusNews & Updates
FRIDAY USEP UPDATE - APRIL 3, 2020 Hello Members, A lot has transpired since our last email. Let me bring you up to speed with a reminder of the changes. First, Governor DeSantis issued a stay-at-home order which prompted the District to send out a memo regarding a change in the working conditions for most Read more

Coronavirus Update – April 1st, 2020

CoronavirusNews & Updates
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Update Hello USEP members, I hope this finds you and your families safe and healthy. Right now, everyone’s number one goal is to remain healthy regardless of other outcomes. USEP has worked hard to seek safety and wellness precautions be put in place and will continue to monitor employee safety concerns. Read more

Monday 3/30/2020 Update

CoronavirusNews & Updates
Hello Again USEP members: We wanted to reach out to everyone again to say thank you for your efforts Friday in what was a challenging and, in some cases, frustrating training day. Here at the USEP offices, we received calls primarily about the difficulty of getting onto the training platform and understanding “Google Voice”. We Read more

Update on the Coronavirus Situation, Distance Learning, and Returning to Work

USEP Update - Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Hello members, this is Don Peace, USEP President, bringing you the latest information from our conference call with the District last evening. Late yesterday afternoon, you should have received an email from the District Communications Department. Please make sure you look over it, as is contains some very Read more

Coronavirus Update for District Employees

CoronavirusNews & Updates
Monday, March 23, 2020 USEP Members, As we go deeper into a world of unknowns,I want to assure you that USEP is working on your behalf to ensure that all employees, even those who are working in temporary working conditions, are provided a safe environment, that all employees will continue to earn a paycheck, and Read more

Legislative Update – Week 8

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE ON WEEK 8 BREAKING NEWS - Yesterday the Senate countered the House on teacher salary, increasing the salary allocation but decreasing the BSA and saying they intended to find additional funds to cover the FRS increase. Today the chair of the House Education Committee, Representative Jennifer Sullivan, dropped an amendment to HB 7103 Read more

Legislative Update – Week 6

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE FOR WEEK OF MARCH 2-6, 2020 We have heard that a massive education train bill is being formed which includes a massive expansion of charters, a tax give away for charters, putting cameras in ESE classrooms ( a pilot program for Volusia and Broward), changes to seclusion and restraint processes, a new pre-apprenticeship Read more

Legislative Update – Week 5

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Bills Actions February 10 SB 0662    School Grading System by Wright School Grading System; Revising the calculation of school grades to include certain students who completed a specified number of years of coursework as participants in the United States Armed Forces Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program and earned a specified score on the Armed Read more

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