Author:DCTA

Weekly Bargaining Update: Impasse? What Impasse?

Photo above: Teachers and supporters at Monday's Bargaining Session   Despite DPS efforts to edge out public input, bargaining teams resume negotiations – in public   DCTA and DPS met twice this week in bargaining sessions (Mon., July 24 and Tues., July 25) after a month-long summer break and...

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Building Reps Fill Vital Role

Photo above: East High School Building Rep Margaret Bobb   Communication even more critical during contract years   Ask Margaret Bobb about her experience as a Building Rep and you might not like what you hear. She probably won’t talk about the role’s perks. There are no extra paid...

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Summer Bargaining

Photo above: Members of your DCTA Bargaining Team   Help keep the heat on DPS during this season’s bargaining sessions   Hopefully, your summer will be filled with days at the pool, trips to far-off places and eventually, anxious anticipation for the start of school in the fall. But...

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Mollie McGrath, Bryant Webster

“I am passionate about having high expectations for my students.” Mollie McGrath, Bryant Webster   A 4th Grade—ELA-S teacher at Bryant Webster, Mollie McGrath brings an international flair to her teaching perspective. The Wisconsin native spent her teen-age years growing up in Colorado and then studied at the...

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Silvia Curiel-Torres, Peer Observer

“We can be proud as educators that we were a positive influence.” Silvia Curiel-Torres, Peer Observer   Silvia Curiel-Torres has been an educator for 39 years – but she started rehearsing for the role long before she ever started teaching professionally. The childhood neighbors of a pint-sized Silvia...

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Dana Berge, Pascual LeDoux Academy

“My students have brought immeasurable joy into my life.” Dana Berge, Pascual LeDoux Academy   As you enter Pascual LeDoux Academy on any given weekday morning, you might hear the familiar sounds of what sounds like morning announcements as little ones scamper down the school’s hallways. On a...

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