Burlington Education Association

Category: BEA News


BEA Negotiations Updates

This is a list of teachers who have resigned over the last three years according to the consent agendas from school board’s meetings. The list illustrates the high turnover rate and reflects our concerns about the working conditions in Burlington’s schools..  Related…

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Burlington Teachers to Strike Tomorrow

Mayor’s involvement fails to convince board to reach contract agreement that stems exodus of teachers and gives teachers tools to work more closely with studentsBURLINGTON – Members of the Burlington Education Association will go on strike tomorrow morning as a last-minute call…

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Burlington Teachers Agree to Meeting Called by Mediator; Postpone Strike by 1 Day

Contrary to information disseminated by district, the Burlington Education Association agreed to attend mediated bargaining session Wednesday BURLINGTON – The leaders of the Burlington Education Association today agreed, at the request of a mediator, to meet with the board tomorrow…

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A Message to Our Community

Dear Parents and Community Members, On Thursday afternoon the teachers’ union overwhelmingly voted to strike next Wednesday, September 13, if a contract is not reached prior to that date. This vote is the direct result of the Board’s imposition of…

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Burlington Teachers Vote to Strike Wednesday

Burlington Education Association members urge board to return to table to avert disruption to school year BURLINGTON – The members of the Burlington Education Association today overwhelmingly voted to strike beginning Wednesday if the city’s school board fails to return to the…

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Negotiations Update, August 24, 2017

The Burlington Board of School Commissioners and the Burlington Education Association Thursday made some progress in their negotiation of a new contract. The two sides moved a bit closer regarding compensation and working conditions for a proposed two-year contract. A…

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Upcoming School Board Meetings

Special School Board Meeting: Thursday, August 31, 8 PMEdmunds Middle School Library, 275 Main Street

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Burlington Board Fails to Reach Contract Settlement with City’s Teachers

The Burlington School Board of Commissioners this week failed to reach a contract agreement with the women and men who teach the city’s children despite the recommendations of a mediator. “We are disappointed that once again the board failed to…

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Ask a Librarian

The Burlington Free Press recently ran an article highlighting our very own Shannon Walters, the Teacher-Librarian at BHS! Find out how librarians are becoming even more important in the 21st Century.​ http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/story/news/local/vermont/2017/07/24/fake-news-ask-librarian/489003001/ ​Thank you to all of the Teacher Librarians…

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Comments to School Board, June 13th

Good evening.  Here we are again. It has been almost a year since the last time we were awaiting a fact-finder’s report. As you know, the findings are not binding. However, after hearing the proposals from both us and you,…

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