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Passage of Initiative 427 on Nov. 6 would expand Medicaid health care coverage to about 90,000 Nebraskans — the working poor who can’t qualify for coverage under traditional Medicaid rules.
Trusty had recognized immediately that the district’s hiring of a certificated teacher as a paraeducator – off the agreed-to salary schedule – conflicted with the Association’s negotiated agreement. Contract vigilance and watchfulness are ongoing endeavors.
Anticipating and then enduring the evaluation process by an administrator can be unnerving to a veteran educator, much less to a teacher in the first few years of his or her career.
Keeping an eye on your contract is a never-ending job, says NSEA Director of Advocacy Trish Guinan.
"I know that not every member agrees 100 percent with every action taken by NSEA — but that healthy disagreement serves to make us stronger."
The NEA plan offers nurses, other health educators and athletic trainers additional coverage for teaching and supervisory responsibilities.
“I am here today to pledge to our students that we have your back and will work diligently with our members to create welcoming and inclusive schools that provide every student an opportunity to reach their potential and be productive members of our community,” said Fennell
With Association's Assistance, Young Teacher Finds Her Voice. "For everything they had done for me, the least I could do was tell my story and explain why membership is so important."
When combined with advocacy for member rights, advocacy for bargaining and advocacy for policy, the professional development path places NSEA firmly in the lead as the professional association for educators in Nebraska.