Hello UTR Members,
Only one day left until voting.
If you have not been able to volunteer please join us tonight at the UTR office. Its our last night of phone banking! We will be at 700 Crestview Drive from 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM. We will have food, drinks, and prizes! Here is a message from Tony Goldwyn and NEA: HERE
Please also come join us for our Election Night Watch Party! We will be at the RYSE Youth Center. We will have free food (taco truck), prizes, drinks, free child care, activities, and much more.
The Antioch Education Association is also asking for our support this Wednesday. Rocketship School is trying to open a charter in Antioch. On November 9th at 7:00 PM at Lone Tree Elementary School located at 1931 Mokelumne Drive the teachers union will be speaking against the petition by Rocketship. They are asking for our support whether in numbers or to come speak against the petition. They will have dinner and anti-rocketship t-shirts for any UTR member that comes.
Last day to turn in your declaration form for the CTA State Council position is today by 5:00 PM. Any late submissions will not be accepted.
This Wednesday at 4:00 PM we will have a candidate forum at Richmond High School theater. Anyone who would like to hear from the candidates, why they are running and seeking the CTA State Council position are welcomed! We will be posting the videos on our website by Thursday, November 10th.
Candidates will be able to campaign from November 10th through November 13th. Voting at the sites will begin November 14th through November 18th and no campaigning may take place. All site Reps must return voting ballots by November 18th at the UTR office. The Elections committee will be counting the Ballots November 18th starting at 5:00 PM. Results will be posted and announced on November 22nd.
If you would like to see the timeline please go HERE
. All timeline and materials have been approved by CTA Governance and Elections Committee.
Thank you everyone who has volunteered so far and for all the work that you do.
President, United Teachers of Richmond CTA/NEA