Stand up and represent Alaska’s students and education!

Dear JEA Member,

We are facing the prospect of unprecedented cuts to public education. Under the Senate’s current operating budget, the Juneau School District would face a staggering $3.8 million budget deficit. A cut of this magnitude will eliminate classroom teachers and support staff positions and leave our students without the resources they need to succeed.

We need 50-100 volunteers from JEA, to join our brothers and sisters from across Alaska this Saturday and Sunday in the State Capitol. We will line the halls, occupy the galleries, and present a united front for our students. Wear your school colors and shirts! (Not JEA colors) It is important that we represent our students and public education in Alaska.

Saturday & Sunday
9 AM: Breakfast
10 AM: Briefing

Where: NEA-Alaska office downtown (201 Main St)

Breakfast and refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP by Thursday at 3:30 PM!

I cannot overstate how important it is to have a strong presence in the capitol this weekend. The final decisions have not been made. We can save public education but we cannot do it without your help.

Thank you,

[Please refer to the email message from Ricky for the RSVP link]


About JEA

Juneau Education Association (JEA) is an affiliate of NEA-Alaska and the National Education Association. JEA's purpose is: a) To represent its members in their relations with their employer. b) To develop and promote the professional interests and concerns of the members. c) To promote professional attitudes and ethical conduct among teachers. d) To work for the welfare of school children, the advancement of education, and the improvement of instructional opportunities for all. e) To encourage teachers to exercise their rights and privileges as citizens and to provide leadership in civil affairs. f) To hold property and funds for the attainment of Association purposes.
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