$500 Save On Energy Grant

Earn a $500 Grant for Your Classroom!

Through its second annual Teacher Grant, SaveOnEnergy.com® is searching for high-quality lesson plans that teach elementary and middle school students about the importance of energy and the environment. The company is committed to helping others learn about energy through its Learning Center, an educational hub that includes sustainability, energy conservation and industry news resources. The second annual Teacher Grant is the latest way SaveOnEnergy.com is encouraging young people to learn about energy.

SaveOnEnergy.com will award six $500 grants to be used toward classroom materials and activities. Grant recipients’ lesson plans will be featured on the website for other teachers to utilize as resources for their own classrooms. Lesson plans can range in subject and creativity, as long as they meet the grant criteria and students are engaged and encouraged to learn about energy.

For more information and application details, visit: https://www.saveonenergy.com/teacher-grant/

About SaveOnEnergy.com: SaveOnEnergy.com is passionate in educating all ages about a variety of energy-related topics such as green energy, energy conservation, energy safety and more. The company’s Learning Center has helpful blog posts, infographics and videos that help consumers better understand the energy industry.

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Elizabeth Brown


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JEA Passes 3-year Tentative Agreement Contract with JSD!

JEA members:

I am happy to report that the Tentative Agreement for a 3-year contract passed on Wednesday, May 25. The next step for the agreement is to go before the School Board for approval.
Congratulations to our negotiating team: Jennifer Thompson, Michele Thompson, Jamie Marks, Kelly Chavez, Patrick Roach, Laura Mulgrew and Monica Southworth!


Dirk Miller

JEA president

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JEA Ratification Meeting: 5/25/16 – 4:30 PM – JDHS


Our JEA Membership Ratification Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

The meeting will take place at 4:30 PM in the JDHS Auditorium.

 Upon entering the auditiorium, ALL JEA MEMBERS will need to sign-in to the members-only meeting.   We will be explaining and answering questions regarding the proposed Tentative Agreement between JSD and JEA.  You may review the Tentative Agreement and the proposed salary schedules below (both available as pdf copies).

Hope to see you there!


Salary Schedules

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JSD & JEA Reach Tentative Agreement

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Kudos to Shgen George and Amy Jo Meiners!

Message from Kristin Bartlett, JSD Chief of Staff:

Happy Teacher and Staff Appreciation Day!

Thank you to ALL of our educators for your dedication in making a difference for students today and every day! 

Some highlights from the day: 

This morning US Secretary of Education John King, Jr. surprised Harborview TCLL Teacher Shgen George with a personal phone call to #ThankATeacher for her for her outstanding work with Juneau students in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Day! Shgen was one of five teachers nationwide who received calls today – the others were in Puerto Rico, California, Texas, and Illinois.

This afternoon President Obama honored the 2016 Teachers of the Year at The White House, including Alaska Teacher of the Year Amy Jo Meiners from Auke Bay and Riverbend Elementary Schools! Read President Obama’s remarks at https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/05/03/remarks-president-2016-national-teacher-year-celebration

Way to go Juneau School District!

Hope you all had a great day! 

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Spring 2016 JEA Election Results:

Educational Excellence – Nathan Adams

Vice President – Kelly Chavez

President – Laura Mulgrew

High School Member at Large – Michele Thompson

Middle School Member at Large – Leah Heiman

Rights Chair – Chris Heidemann

Elementary Representative – Kayla Harmon

Alternative/District Wide Programs – (Waiting to hear for possible acceptance)

Representative Assembly – Sunshine Winn & Michele Thompson

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JEA Spring BBQ & Membership Meeting

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