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Lafayette Parish Association of Educators 2015-2016 Accomplishments

COMMUNICATION

       Provided regular and timely updates to membership.

       Increased LPAE email list to 75% of members.

       Maintained LPAE Facebook page.

       Updated and maintained LPAE website.

COMMUNITY

       Provided media outreach to television, radio, and newspapers to advocate for public education.

       Promoted acknowledgement of employee recognition days.

       Hosted Read Across America with the Lafayette Public Library to promote the joy of reading.

       Provided scholarships and education support to teacher candidates at the university level.

       Participated in community panel discussions on education.

MEMBERSHIP

       Represented students and members at national conferences and assemblies.

       Assisted over 50 members with employment, evaluation, and salary issues.

       Offered insurance, travel, and product discounts through NEA member benefits.

SCHOOL SYSTEM RELATIONS

       Met regularly with the Superintendent and district staff.

       Attended regular, committee, and special board meetings.

       Pursued reevaluation of curricular programs and testing mandates.

       Worked with the district to implement changes and ensure employee voice to discipline policy, pupil progression plan, calendar, insurance policies, and school system budget.

       Pursued changes to the district transfer policy.

LEGISLATIVE

       Recruited pro-public education candidates.

       Lobbied the legislature during legislative and special sessions.

       Testified before BESE concerning class sizes and student to teacher ratios.

 

 

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