Author:DCTA

ProComp Agreement Extended!

Thank you to all who showed support for the continuation of negotiations around a new compensation system! We are happy to report that your support worked! We signed a new, short extension of the current ProComp Agreement through March 14, and both parties have agreed...

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Self-Care is Student Care

Be a better teacher by learning how to de-stress and stay focused   The graph above says it all: How many educators can say they?ve experienced these phases year after year. But it?s not just first-year teachers that struggle with mid-year disillusionment. Thankfully, there is a way...

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Update: ProComp Bargaining Commences With Facilitator

Photo above: The DCTA and DPS Bargaining Teams in the first ProComp Bargaining Session   Your DCTA Bargaining Team and representatives from DPS met just before the Thanksgiving break for the first bargaining session to negotiate terms for a new Professional Compensation System for Teachers (ProComp). Observers...

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Transitions: Move to ECE has ?revitalized? career

Photo above: Stedman Elementary ECE teacher Pablo Benitez   Pablo Benitez, Stedman Elementary   Pablo Benitez was a terrible student. Throughout his middle and high school years, he felt disconnected from his teachers and school. It didn?t seem like his teachers were trying to connect with students. As a...

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