MEDICAL FUNDRAISER FRIDAY, MAY 24

GFT - ALUTIIQ Vice-Chair, Ed Quintanilla, will be having a medical fundraiser on Friday, May 24, 2019 from 6 - 10pm at Club Icon in Tumon.  Tickets can be purchased at the door for $10.  Please come by and support!

GDOE ‘YES’ SURVEY

GDOE teachers, staff, parents and students are all encouraged to complete the 2019 Year End School ('YES') Survey. The first 'YES' survey was launched in 2017 and was helpful for school administrators. The survey will be anonymous and individual responses will be...

HAPPY NATIONAL HOSPITAL WEEK

Nurses, staff and administrators at the GMHA Skilled Nursing Unit celebrated National Hospital Week at their luncheon. The unit provides patients with long-term rehabilitative care. Take the time to thank all the dedicated nurses, doctors and hospital staff for their...

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: MONDAY, MAY 13

The next General Membership meeting will be on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 6pm at the UOG – SBPA Building, multipurpose room #129. Members are encouraged to attend for updates on collective bargaining agreements, current issues and concerns, union news, upcoming events...

Representing GovGuam Agencies and Alutiiq Bus Drivers

GFT, AFT Local 1581, exclusively represents the Guam Department of Education Teachers and Support Staff, Guam Memorial Hospital Nurses and Staff, University of Guam Support Staff, Guam Waterworks, Guam Fire Department, Department of Public Health and Social Services Eligibility Specialists, Guam Port Authority, Department of Public Works Bus Drivers, and Alutiiq Bus Drivers. GFT is pursuing exclusive representation for Guam Police Department, Customs and Quarantine, Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center and the Department of Corrections.

MEDICAL FUNDRAISER FRIDAY, MAY 24

GFT - ALUTIIQ Vice-Chair, Ed Quintanilla, will be having a medical fundraiser on Friday, May 24, 2019 from 6 - 10pm at Club Icon in Tumon.  Tickets can be purchased at the door for $10.  Please come by and support!

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: MONDAY, MAY 13

The next General Membership meeting will be on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 6pm at the UOG – SBPA Building, multipurpose room #129. Members are encouraged to attend for updates on collective bargaining agreements, current issues and concerns, union news, upcoming events...

NO ONE SHOULD FEAR FOR THEIR SAFETY ON THE JOB

A workplace violence prevention bill just introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would develop protection measures and enforceable safety standards for people who work in frontline healthcare jobs. While the Occupational Safety and Health Administration “has...

PHONICS FAUX PAS

In a new article for American Educator’s Winter 2018-19 issue, researchers Nell Duke and Heidi Mesmer discuss seven common instructional missteps in phonics instruction and how to correct them. The need to explicitly teach letter-sound relationships in U.S. classrooms...

CHECK OUT THE NEW ISSUE OF AMERICAN EDUCATOR

The Winter 2018-2019 issue of American Educator is available online for free. It explores what’s needed to support literacy in early childhood education, which is the foundation for all future learning. Also in this issue: tips for connecting science learning at home...