CTA Mission Statement

The California Teachers Association exists to:

  1. -Protect and Promote the well-being of its members

  2. -Improve the conditions of teaching and learning

  3. -Advance the cause of free, universal, and quality public education

  4. -Ensure that the human dignity and civil rights of all children and youth are protected

  5. -Secure a more just, equitable, and democratic society

Chapter President's Message

    COUTA Members.... As we climb closer to the end of the school year, I wanted to take a moment to talk about some upcoming events. We have, as of 2/5/16, "sunshined" our openers for next year's negotiations. As always we have asked for salary, benefits -- and this year -- BTSA compensation.
    I will be visiting the K-5 school sites in the coming months to survey our members on the P/D hours for the upcoming year. Your input is needed to guide the negotiation team as we prepare for next year. I will be explaining the options to all sites.
     We have some events scheduled for the spring for all our teachers, which will be provided by the Association. More details will be announced shortly. We also will be announcing the raffle winners for Good Teaching North and South Conferences in the next week or so. These are excellent conferences for teachers and, as always, your Association will be picking up the tab for our winning members.
    If anyone has questions or concerns, please be sure to contact your site rep, an executive board member, or myself. We are listed, phone numbers or email addresses, on this website. We are here to help you in anyway!


President Jeff White, El Monte MS

President Jeff White meeting with new teachers to discuss COUTA membership.

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2016 Kick-Off Conference


Thursday, September 8, 2016

 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

                        Wyndham, Visalia

Guest Speaker: Dr. Ruby Payne

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