California Teacher, Special Edition Convention 2018

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California Teacher, Special Edition
Convention 2018
March 23-25: Hilton Orange County in Costa Mesa

Contents
Floor Debate: Delegates take decisive action
Guest Speaker: Law Professor Erwin Chemerinsky
Guest Speaker: Assemblymember Tony Thurmond
March For Our Lives: Delegates join international action
State of the Union: President Joshua Pechthalt
West Virginia: Skyping with successful striker
Ben Rust Award: San Francisco’s Dennis Kelly 
More Awards
  • Legislators of the Year: Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher and Connie Leyva
  • Women in Education Award: Sandra Larsen, Petaluma
  • Raoul Teilhet Award: Ray Gaer, ABC Federation of Teachers
  • Quick Takes: Communications, Organizing and Political Awards 

California Teacher, Feb-Mar 2018

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Feb-Mar 2018
Volume 71, Number 3 
In this issue...

UPFRONT
We must protect children, not the merchants of death
FEATURES
Q&A: Get to know Tony Thurmond, the CFT-endorsed candidate for State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Largest-ever California wildfire tears lives apart
ALL-UNION NEWS
Workers await SCOTUS decision in Janus v. AFSCME
Educators in the vanguard of gun control movement
CFT introduces bills, lobbies for state budget improvements
  • The governor’s state budget proposal: The good and the bad
  • Findings from the community college technology audit
Early teacher organizing wins right to marry, dye hair
PRE-K AND K-12
Teacher Leader program empowers educator voice
CLASSIFIED
Classroom veteran looks forward to being a teacher
COMMUNITY COLLEGE
  • CFT opposes two of the governor’s budget proposals
  • Help put “College for All” on the November ballot
UNIVERSITY
Student assessments unreliable for evaluating instructors
RETIRED
Retiree experience and advice helps actives
LOCAL WIRE
Culinary Institute faculty organize, win landmark contract
Unions in action
RANK & FILES
Member accolades