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Current Contract   is posted for your reference.  
Each Rep has a copy for their site.

Tentative Agreement Reached
Ratification Vote Yes-302 No-27

Signed TA's on 12-8-14 with Appendix F ‎(Evaluation Forms)‎



Making CTAB Work for You-Consult the document below

How My CTAB Works for Me ‎(1)‎



CTA State Council Decides  -- From October 2014, submitted by CTAB State Council Rep Joe Hermann

We Got Out the Vote on November 4th
Victories!!
Measure L won by 69%+
Endorsed candidates Thelma Boac and Hugo Jimenez Win
Tom Torlakson reelected State Supt. of Public Instruction

Campaign 2014 Slideshow

CTAB of Berryessa



Building A Positive Relationship

On Saturday, March 22nd, Ginger Jenzen, Joe Hermann and CTAB President Rob Curry met with California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, State Superintendent of Public Education Tom Torlakson at the annual Santa Clara County CTA Legislative Breakfast.  Joining us was BUSD Superintendent Will Ector and Board of Trustee Member Thelma Boac.  

Among the main topics were the effects of Common Core, the need for accommodations in Smarter Balanced for EL and Special Education Students and the outlook for funding under the Local Control Funding Formula and the Local Control and Accountability Plan.

Berryessa was the only district from dozen represented to have invited their superintendent and board members to attend with us,





Bargaining Resumes in October


Revised Bargaining Schedule

April 14,

May 9,

May 16,

May 29,

June 3
June 20




BUSD Sunshine Proposals  Approved 3/11/14





CTAB of Berryessa


From Our Archives

CTAB and District Reach Tentative Agreement

Ratification Meeting Set for January 7th 3:45 at Mt. Hamilton 
Ratification Balloting Jan 6-7 


The Executive Board has voted to encourage membership to approve the tentative agreement.  Below is the Organizing Teams statement:

Take the 4 and Go Back for More 2.doc


The following is the settlement statement drafted by the Negotiations Team and the District:

SettlementStatement.pdf



From November 2013
CTAB Membership Turns Out

At the November 19th monthly BUSD Board meeting, scores of CTA of Berryessa members were heard.  Although only 8 or so spoke, the solidarity of the rest of the members and our CSEA and Teamster colleagues who stood as each speaker spoke  was a great show of solidarity.  The next school board meeting is scheduled for December 10th.

Pamela Thomasson of Noble addresses the School Board
(Photo courtesy of David Cohen)





Good Evening. 
On behalf of the 400+ members of the California Teachers Association of Berryessa, I wish to present the proposals our association wishes to negotiate, 
In the past 6 years, I and my 3 most recent predecessors as 
president have had to see a series of negative impacts on our 
members multiple furlough days and a flat cap on benefits 
which has led to our members seeing their out of pocket 
contributions go up drastically….up to 600 or more dollars per 
month. 
Many of our members have had to take out loans to keep 
afloat. Some have had to take second jobs to make ends meet. 
We know that the district wishes to attract and retain quality 
teachers. Providing afair and substantial increase in compensation is the best way to do so. 
We hope that the recent actions of this board in approving 
compensation increases (of 9%+) to unrepresented employees 
indicates the acknowledgement that all employees should likewise have their compensation raised similarly. 
Thank you.

2013-14 School Year Calendar Adopted  View here

Your Union Leadership

President Rob Curry
rdcurry@sjteach.org
Call 650-763-7526

 Vice President /
 State
Council Rep 
Joe Hermann
j.hermann@sbcglobal.net
 Secretary 
Enrico Amutan
eamutan@gmail.com
 Treasurer
Melanie Ontiveros
mejcro@yahoo.com
 MS Rep Liz Karzag
ekarzag@gmail.com
 Elem Rep 
Ginger Jenzen
gingerjenzen@aol.com
 Elem Rep John Cheadle
dude402@gmail.com





Stuff of Interest

  • CTA Statewide Scholarships CTA Scholarship OpportunitiesCTA offers several different educational scholarships to members and their dependents throughout the academic year. Use the link above to see the major CTA scholarships:
    Posted Aug 11, 2014, 10:28 PM by RD Curry
  • November Election Crucial for Education Our local will have an opportunity to advocate for candidates we choose to recommend for the November School Board Election as well as to work for two crucial issues---Passing ...
    Posted May 19, 2012, 9:25 AM by RD Curry
  • 2012-13 School Year Calendar The district has released the 2012-13 School Year CalendarYou can view the main work year calendar by clicking HEREBoth the work calendar and the Thursday Calendar can ...
    Posted Jul 5, 2012, 8:02 AM by RD Curry
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