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GBSD COVID MOU 2021-2022
"The parties agree the COVID-19 pandemic significantly alters the
learning and working conditions for in-person learning. The District will provide programs and resources in accord with current guidelines set by the Governor, Oregon Department of Education (ODE), and local health authorities including ODE’s Ready Schools, Safe Learners (RSSL); Advisory Health Metrics for In-Person Instruction; Public Health Protocols; Facilities and School Operations; and Response to Outbreak."
Professional Development Reimbursement
GBEA would like to pay members who have been going above and beyond to provide professional development to their colleagues. This would most likely be in the form of a video or a recorded Google Meets call. There are a few stipulations, outlined in the attached flier. Please only fill out one application per person. You can include multiple videos/calls, and will be paid accordingly.
* Professional Development Reimbursement Application Google Form
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2020 - 2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement
Click on the PDF icon to read the contract terms for next year as negotiated with the combine efforts of the GBEA and East County Bargaining Council and the Gresham-Barlow School District.
Collaboration Design Grant
The GBEA is working collaboratively with the District on a Collaboration Design Grant from the ODE. For more information contact Regina Norris or Mark Kim.
NCLB is changed to ESSA
NCLB is changed to ESSA - the Every Student Succeeds Act - read summary
Follow updates about ESSA and get additional information and resources
Download the Teacher Evaluation Handbook created by the District and the Association
Download the Specialist Evaluation Handbook created by the District and the Association
Download the New Teacher Evaluation Standards that have been put out by the State of Oregon
Overall a teachers will be evaluated on professional practice, professional responsibilities, and student performance. Student performance must be a "significant" part of teacher evaluation
Members should be sending Safety concerns to their Principal for review at the monthly safety committee meetings happening in your building.
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