Burlington Education Association

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BEA Statement on Paraeducator Negotiations

On behalf of Burlington’s teachers and paraeducators, I extend great thanks to the voters of Burlington who have again shown their support of our city’s schools by approving the district’s budget. The staff of Burlington’s schools are acutely aware that…

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President Fran Brock’s Statement Concerning Paraeducator Contract Negotiations

This evening I want to express my concerns that you seem to be on the same path with the paraeducators that you took twice in contract negotiations with the teachers. Again you are demonstrating little to no respect for the…

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President Fran Brock’s Statement to the Board, Monday, December 11th

Tonight, in this short 2-minute window, I want to offer some concerns on behalf of Burlington’s teachers and paraeducators. As you know, contract talks regarding the paraeducator contract have moved to the fact-finder stage. I hope the board will take…

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November 16, 2017

Good Evening, I am Andrew Styles, a 5th Grade teacher at Edmunds Elementary and Vice-President of the Burlington Education Association which is made up of the dedicated education professionals that work each day with the children of Burlington. You have…

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Show Your Support for Our Educational Support Professionals

Show your support for our Educational Support Professionals as they are fighting to get a fair and reasonable contract that attracts and retains the best educators for our schools! Add this Facebook Frame to your profile picture! ​www.facebook.com/fbcameraeffects/tryit/2046357482260972/

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BEA Members Ratify Contract

Details of accord that ended four-day strike to be released after board ratifies pactBURLINGTON – The members of the Burlington Education Association Wednesday overwhelmingly ratified a contract agreement that ended a four-day strike. Details of the accord will be released…

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Teachers: Our Vibrant City Deserves Schools Where All Students Thrive

Hundreds of Burlington residents on Sunday showed they understand the central issue is time to teachBURLINGTON – Teachers began their third day on the picket line a day after hundreds of Burlington residents gathered to demonstrate their support of schools the city’s…

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BEA to Burlington School Board: We Mean It When We Say Time for Students to Learn Matters

Teachers have sought to institute 21st Century education for years so students are prepared to pursue their dreams BURLINGTON – Despite the board’s insistence that they want to work collaboratively with Burlington’s teachers, their last offer at the bargaining table says otherwise….

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Statement from the BEA on Weekend Sports

BURLINGTON – Fran Brock, a Burlington High School history teacher who serves as president of the Burlington Education Association issued the following statement about Homecoming Weekend sports contests: “The decision on whether to hold sporting events is entirely up to…

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Board Mischaracterizes State of Bargaining with Burlington’s Teachers

BEA President debunks board chair’s characterization of failed talks​BURLINGTON – The president of the city’s teachers’ union today pushed back strongly against the school board chairman’s characterization of yesterday’s bargaining session. “The assertion that we were ever in agreement on…

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