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The 2016/2017 Novato Federation of Teachers Executive Board has been elected by acclamation (there was no opposition):
One Year Terms:
Jon Dick, VP High School
Linda LaVere, VP Middle School
Fran Rozoff, VP Elementary
Tim Blok, Treasurer
Elizabeth Marin, Secretary – Building Reps
Adam Williams, Secretary – Executive Board
President Aaron Fix was elected by acclamation to a two-year term in May, 2015.
The current Novato Unified School District and Novato Federation of Teachers Local 1986 Collective Bargaining Agreement is available here.
The Michigan House of Representatives, ignoring fierce opposition from the Democratic minority, passed a dead-of-night financial aid package for Detroit Public Schools that had been twisted into a partisan screed against Detroit teachers and school employees.
Join your NFT colleagues at an end of the year celebration honoring our retirees at Hilltop 1892, 850 Lamont Avenue, Novato.
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
NFT will provide appetizers, dessert, and one beverage per member. Please join us!
Thank you to the many members who have contributed in the past to the Catastrophic Leave Account. NFT members in need have benefitted from your generosity.
If you are able, please donate hours to the Catastrophic Leave Account. The balance of the account is required to be at least 250 hours in order for NUSD to distribute sick leave hours to employees.
Contributions of sick leave days may be made throughout the year to the Catastrophic Leave Account. Please complete the 'Contribute to Catastrophic Leave' form. Completed forms may be sent directly to Human Resources.
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about the looming teacher shortage our public schools face and how we can address the challenge before it turns into a crisis.