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GFT & GEB RATIFY TEACHERS' CBA

Updated Sep 21, 2017 7:09 pm



The Guam Education Board approved and signed the revised Teachers' Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) at last night's board meeting.  GFT members also ratified the CBA in a unanimous vote at last week's ratification meeting.  The CBA will now be submitted to the Attorney General for review and approval then to the Governor for final signature.  Both GFT and GDOE negotiation teams are hopeful the CBA process will be finalized and complete soon.

GUAM EDUCATION BOARD MEETING TODAY, 9-21-17, AT 5PM

Updated Sep 20, 2017 4:37 pm

The Teachers' Collective Bargaining Agreement is up for approval by the Guam Education Board in their regular board meeting scheduled today, September 21, 2017, at 5pm in the Superintendent's conference room in Tiyan.  GFT Members

AMENDMENTS TO BE VOTED ON AT GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SEPT.20

Updated Sep 17, 2017 11:39 pm

The next General Membership meeting will be on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 6pm at the UOG School of Business and Public Administration Building, multipurpose room #129.

 Amendments to the GFT By-Laws for the COPE Committee

TEACHER CBA RATIFICATION FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

Updated Sep 14, 2017 7:15 pm

The GDOE and GFT negotiation teams met and resolved the remaining issues in the Teachers' Collective Bargaining Agreement as detailed by the Attorney General.  
 
Ratification by the GFT membership
SENATOR PLEDGES AMENDMENT TO BILL 160

Updated Sep 10, 2017 4:30 pm

Senator Joe San Agustin drafted Bill 160 - 34 with Senator William Castro and Senator Dennis Rodriquez, Jr. to convert 180 school days into tangible hours.  Some middle and high school teachers voiced their concern to GFT in regards to t
BILL 160 PUBLIC HEARING ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

Updated Sep 4, 2017 4:12 pm

There will be a public hearing on Bill 160-34 regarding the conversion of the 180 instructional school days to 1,260 instructional hours on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 5:30pm in the Guam Congress Building.  Students, parents, teachers,
THANK YOU, GERALDINE GUERRERO, FOR 22 YEARS AT GFT!

Updated Sep 1, 2017 12:03 am

GFT will surely miss Executive Secretary, Geraldine Guerrero, who has decided to resign and take a break to focus on her family.  We thank Geraldine for her loyal and distinguished service to GFT members for 22 years!
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GDOE BRIP PAY IN BOARD FINANCE COMMITTEE

Updated Aug 28, 2017 9:49 pm

At this month’s Guam Education Board meeting, GDOE Superintendent, Jon Fernandez, stated a letter will be forthcoming regarding teachers who are owed payments for BRIP (Bonus, Rewards, and Incentives Program).  Mark Mendiola, Board
OVERSIGHT HEARING FOR GFD FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST

Updated Aug 25, 2017 12:05 am

An Oversight Hearing for the Guam Fire Department is scheduled on Friday, September 1st at 1pm in the Guam Congress Building.  The ProBoard Certification and Personnel Procedures will be discussed at the hearing.  Members are encour
GFT NEGOTIATES CBA RENEWAL FOR DODEA BUS DRIVERS

Updated Aug 18, 2017 12:02 am

Collective Bargaining negotiation meetings for the DODEA Bus Drivers (ALUTIIQ) have been on-going with several non-economic aspects of employee working conditions already negotiated.  GFT negotiation team members will be meeting with Gua
WELCOME BACK TO ANOTHER SCHOOL YEAR!

Updated Aug 17, 2017 4:24 pm

Hafa adai!  Welcome back to another school year.  GFT and your Guam Education Board had intentions of getting our collective bargaining agreement in place at the beginning of this school year.  Unfortunately, there has been som
CYBERTRAPS: FREE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Updated Aug 6, 2017 11:46 pm

The Guam Commission For Educator Certification (GCEC) in partnership with the UOG School of Education has invited Frederick Lane, Esq., to conduct training on "CYBERTRAPS" for all Guam teachers, administrators, school personnel and
 
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