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Best economy ever?

In AFT President Randi Weingarten’s latest column in the New York Times, she writes that, despite President Trump’s claims that we have the “best economy ever,” his policies are harming working and middle-class Americans, many of whom are struggling just to get by. “Our political and economic systems are so weighted toward the wealthy that opportunity will only come through the power of collective action,” she writes, using “the surest vehicles to increase opportunity for ordinary Americans”—public education, labor unions and voting. Read the full column.

EC Minutes April 10th

TCCFT 2196 Executive Meeting, April 10th, 2019

Members Attending: Dave Howard, John Sandin, Valerie Morgan-Krick, Ken Fox, Michael Mixdorf, Deanna Cole, Jim Reisdorf, and Ken Pimpleton

Item 1:  Approval of Agenda (Dave Howard): Michael Mixdorf made a motion to approve the Agenda and it was seconded by Jim Reisdorf. The Agenda was approved.

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EC Minutes March 6th, 2019

TCCFT 2196 Executive Meeting, March 6th, 2019

Members Attending: Dave Howard, John Sandin, Michael Mixdorf, Valerie Morgan-Krick, Katrina Taylor, Ken Fox, Ken Pimpleton, and Jim Reisdorf via phone.

Item 1:  Approval of Agenda (Dave Howard): Michael made a motion to approve the Agenda and it was seconded by Katrina. The Agenda was approved.

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EC Minutes February 6th, 2019

TCCFT 2196 Executive Meeting, February 6th, 2019

Members Attending: Dave Howard, John Sandin, Valerie Morgan-Krick, Michael Mixdorf, and Ken Pimpleton

Item 1:  Approval of Agenda (Dave Howard): Michael made a motion to approve the Agenda and it was seconded by Valarie. The Agenda was approved.

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AFT launches massive national campaign to fund public education

The AFT’s long-time advocacy for public schools has just been turbo-charged, with a sweeping, multi-pronged campaign to fund the future of American public education. Amid the continuing wave of teacher activism shining a spotlight on massive shortfalls in education investment, the Fund Our Future initiative aims to take the teachers’ megaphone into Congress, statehouses and communities nationwide.

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Executive Council Meeting Minutes Jan. 9th, 2019

TCCFT 2196 Executive Meeting, January 9th, 2019

Members Attending: Dave Howard, John Sandin, Jim Reisdorf, Michael Mixdorf, Katrina Taylor, Ken Fox, Valerie Morgan-Krick, and Ken Pimpleton

Item 1:  Approval of Agenda (Dave Howard): Mike made a motion to approve the Agenda and it was seconded by Katrina. The Agenda was approved.

Item 2:  Approval of Previous Minutes (Dave Howard): Mike made a motion to approve the previous minutes and it was seconded by Jim. The previous minutes were approved.

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All Membership Meeting Minutes Oct. 24th, 2018

TCCFT 2196 All Membership Meeting, October 24th, 2018

Item 1:  Approval of Agenda (Dave Howard): Anne made a motion to approve the Agenda with changing Item 3 to “2019 Proposed Budget;” and moving all other items down by one. It was seconded by Jim Reisdorf and the Agenda was approved.

Item 2:  Approval of Previous Minutes (Dave Howard): Mike Flodin made a motion to approve the previous minutes with changing “Riesdorf” to “Reisdorf.” The motion was seconded by Ella Guilford and the previous minutes were approved.

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Never again

“A majority of American teens say they are worried about a shooting happening at their school. Let that sink in,” AFT President Randi Weingarten writes in her latest column for the New York Times. “Young people are demanding meaningful action beyond ‘thoughts and prayers.’ They know, as do law enforcement officers and educators, that there are effective ways to address gun violence.” Read more about the proven strategies that would enhance school safety and reduce gun violence.
 

EC Minutes Dec.5th, 2018

TCCFT 2196 Executive Meeting, Dec. 5th, 2018

Members Attending: Dave Howard, John Sandin, Valerie Morgan-Krick, Michael Mixdorf, Katrina Taylor, and Ken Pimpleton

Item 1:  Approval of Agenda (Dave Howard): Katrina made a motion to approve the Agenda and it was seconded by Michael. The Agenda was approved.

Item 2:  Approval of Previous Minutes (Dave Howard): Valerie made a motion to approve the Previous Minutes and it was seconded by John. The Previous Minutes were approved.

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