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Thanksgiving Update

As we celebrate this Thanksgiving week with family and friends, be it known that USEP is thankful for all our members. In a world where we are being tested at every turn, we appreciate your trust in us and will continue to advocate on your behalf - in Tallahassee during the upcoming Legislative Session and Read more

USEP Update – Saturday, Nov. 6th, 2021

USEP UPDATE SATURDAY, NOV. 6, 2021 TEACHER EVALUATIONS An email went out yesterday detailing the appeal process and timeline Click this link for info: PROGRESS MONITORING USEP filed a grievance on 10.25.21 Our concern is for the increased workload required and the inability to complete documentation during contract hours We are asking for employees Read more

USEP Update – Monday, October 18, 2021

PMP Monitoring - USEP is in conversation with District staff regarding: The process of PMP monitoring including: Dropdown menus that don’t allow for much-used interventions. Redundancy, as student information is available in other platforms. The amount of time required to complete the forms. Teachers being required to meet a deadline prior to a teacher planning Read more

USEP Update – Wednesday, September 8th, 2021

Voluntary Sub Coverage As a reminder, the current Instructional Master Contract includes an MOU called Voluntary Coverage Process. As stated in this MOU, instructional staff may VOLUNTEER to provide coverage when a school does not have enough subs. Instructional Staff that volunteer shall be awarded compensatory time in recognition of the additional responsibilities being assumed. Read more

Health and Safety MOU Clarification

USEP Members, Good afternoon. We have received multiple phone calls from our members with questions and concerns related to the 2021-2022 Health and Safety Guidelines Memorandum of Understanding. Many of these questions and concerns are regarding an email sent from the district to all employees yesterday afternoon. The purpose of this email is to provide Read more

USEP Update – Monday, August 9th, 2021

USEP AGREES TO HEALTH & SAFETY GUIDELINES FOR BOTH INSTRUCTIONAL AND SRP: Highlights: ** The District will continue to monitor federal, state and local health department guidance and incorporate them as necessary; ** Social Distancing will still be emphasized where possible; ** Faculty and employee meetings may be held remotely where possible and a remote Read more

USEP Update – July 12, 2021

Academic Tutors The Board presented a job description at the June 22 SB meeting for “Academic Tutors”. This is an attempt to remediate students with learning loss - a noble plan that USEP solidly endorses. However, the job description was to be placed in the Instructional Bargaining Unit and did NOT include the requirement of Read more

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