On Tuesday, Dr. Taylor presented his proposed 2023-24 (FY24) budget to the School Board. His presentation Slides and corresponding documents, including proposed salary scales, may all be viewed via this link. We recommend you watch the video of his presentation (titled Stafford School Board 1/24/23) for better understanding if you were unable to view it last night. The School Board will also conduct Budget Town Halls on February 6th, 8th, 9th, and 13th. Visit the Division calenda...
After weeks of working tirelessly, we can now provide updates on the requests made in SEA’s official response to the Convocation. Tonight, the union’s request for an in-depth analysis of the Convocation and plan to prevent recurrent factors was met. At a Special Called School Board meeting, Dr. Taylor presented an overview of the 16-page after-action report, which details the events leading up to the Convocation, what went wrong the day of, and addresses methods to prevent simila...
We’ve heard from many of you on a wide range of both individual and common issues this week. Please know that SEA is working daily to address these concerns, in particular:
We share your deep concerns for new directions given regarding our gender diverse students. We have reached out to the VEA legal department and will update you soon. In the meantime, please follow the directions of your administrators regarding this issue and reach out to SEA with individual questions or concer...
The events that transpired leading up to and including the SCPS Convocation on August 5th, 2022, are some of the most unfortunate we have experienced as an association. While SEA supports the goals of the Convocation and agrees with the intended message, it is our position that serious breakdowns in planning and communication occurred. We believe it is important that these breakdowns be analyzed to prevent their recurrence in the future. Though staff expressed concerns regarding the predicted...
Your SEA Executive Board met with UniServ Director Melissa Alexander this afternoon. Per advice from VEA legal, anyone whose health was detrimentally affected by today’s event should follow SCPS procedures to file a workplace incident report, regardless of whether or not they sought professional care.
These procedures are outlined below:
SEA has already reached out to VEA legal regarding today’s events. Please know that we are working tirelessly to address the issue, and we’ll be in touch with next steps as soon as we can. Our deepest concerns go out to those suffering today. Please, take care of yourselves, and do not hesitate to reach out with individual issues.
Your Executive Board
Welcome back, beautiful people!!! I’m excited to welcome you to the 2022/2023 school year! I hope that everyone has had a chance to rest, relax and unwind over the summer. Can you believe it’s almost time for students to come back into the buildings?!
It is with mixed feelings that we share with you that Laura Brewer, SEA Vice President, has resigned from her position as a bus driver with SCPS. We are sad to see Laura leave, but excited to see her choosing her best life. In her own words:
I wanted to take this time to tell you that I will be stepping down as the Stafford Education Association Vice President. I have resigned my position as a School Bus Driver for SCPS and therefore am no longer eligible to be a member...