Kern High School Teachers Association http://www.khsta.org Strength Through Unity Thu, 04 May 2017 22:08:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 Elections Update!! http://www.khsta.org/elections-update/ Thu, 04 May 2017 21:59:42 +0000 http://www.khsta.org/?p=3778 Good Day—   As the school year draws to a close things are really heating up(pun intended). I have good news for one and all. You have an opportunity to participate in KHSTA elections!   An email will be sent to each member(school email account) containing a link to the Simply voting website. Select the […]

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Declarations of Candidacy 2017-18 http://www.khsta.org/declarations-of-candidacy-2017-18/ Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:18:55 +0000 http://www.khsta.org/?p=3769 KERN HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS ASSOCIATION  SPRING 2017 ELECTION TIMELINE   April 18, 2017            Date to publicize vacancies and announce when Declaration of Candidacy forms are due. April 28, 2017       Deadline for submitting Declaration of Candidacy forms to the KHSTA office located  2441 F st. Bakersfield 93301, by no later than 5:00pm. Any Declarations received after […]

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School Vouchers’ Dismal Record of Failure Comes Into Focus http://www.khsta.org/school-vouchers-dismal-record-failure-comes-focus/ Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:30:37 +0000 http://www.khsta.org/?p=3755 BY TIM WALKER   Any lingering questions over how aggressively the Trump administration was going to pursue school privatization were answered on March 16 with the release of its FY2018-19 budget proposal. If approved by Congress, federal education programs will be slashed across the board, all to pay for an initial down payment of $1.4 […]

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NEA/RA election Timeline 2017 http://www.khsta.org/neara-election-timeline-2017/ Wed, 15 Mar 2017 19:03:58 +0000 http://www.khsta.org/?p=3750 KERN HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS ASSOCIATION  NEA/RA election Timeline 2017   March 9, 2017            Date to publicize vacancies and announce when Declaration of Candidacy forms are due. March 17, 2017          Deadline for submitting Declaration of Candidacy forms to the KHSTA office located at 2441 “F” Street., Bakersfield, CA 93301, by no later than 5:00pm.Should the office […]

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In First Year of Teaching, Acting More, Reacting Less, Can Reduce Anxiety http://www.khsta.org/first-year-teaching-acting-reacting-less-can-reduce-anxiety/ Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:46:01 +0000 http://www.khsta.org/?p=3719 BY SARA KETCHAM   If this school year is your first as a new educator, and you’re feeling overwhelmed, you’re not alone. The first month or so of school may have seemed like a sprint, but getting through the first year successfully is really a marathon. Keeping a frenetic pace is not uncommon for new teachers, […]

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CTA Scholarships 2016 http://www.khsta.org/cta-scholarships-2016/ Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:49:56 +0000 http://www.khsta.org/?p=3675 CTA Scholarships The CTA Scholarship for Dependent Children offers a maximum of 35 scholarships up to $5,000 each. The highest scoring applicant is awarded the Memorial Scholarship in Honor of Ralph J. Flynn. The CTA Scholarship in Honor of Del A. Weber offers one scholarship of $5,000 to a dependent child of an active member […]

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KHSTA Tentative Agreement Summary http://www.khsta.org/khsta-tentative-agreement-summary/ Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:13:55 +0000 http://www.khsta.org/?p=3663 Below is a summary of substantive proposed changes to the Collective Bargaining Agreement.  All changes can be found by accessing the full Tentative Agreement.   Article I – Implementation Add counselors to recognition Clarify coverage of Independent Study teachers, ROC teachers (renaming only), Speech Language Pathologists (renaming only) and Teachers on Special Assignment (TOSA’s) – […]

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New Members Dinner http://www.khsta.org/new-members-dinner/ Wed, 05 Oct 2016 19:10:26 +0000 http://www.khsta.org/?p=3657 NEW MEMBER DINNER OCTOBER 19, 2016 2441 “F” STREET  5:30 TO 8:30 pm                                         Come and meet the leadership of our Association.  Come and have a good dinner and enjoy some fellowship with other new members.     Please RSVP to your site rep by OCTOBER 12th.

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Presidents Message http://www.khsta.org/presidents-message-2/ Wed, 07 Sep 2016 22:10:47 +0000 http://www.khsta.org/?p=3640   Here we go again! The dog days of summer are behind us, and I know your campus has been a whirlwind of activity this week; you’re crazy busy and really just getting started. Hopefully by now your roll sheet is a little more settled; your seating chart is almost done and your copies are […]

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In Good Company http://www.khsta.org/in-good-company/ Wed, 01 Jun 2016 17:14:27 +0000 http://www.khsta.org/?p=1251 The post In Good Company appeared first on Kern High School Teachers Association.

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