SBG TEACHERS SURVEY NOW AVAILABLE

The survey for teachers on Standards-Based Grading (SBG) will be distributed to teachers Friday, February 21. The intent of the survey is to gauge the level of acceptance amongst teachers to better inform the Guam Education Board and GDOE administrators in planning...

SUPERINTENDENT & EDUCATION BOARD FIGHT FOR MORE FUNDING

Guam Superintendent of Education Jon Fernandez and the Guam Education Board (GEB) are advocating in the legislature for more funding. In a meeting Friday, February 21, Superintendent Fernandez and the GEB presented the Fiscal Year 2021 budget to the Guam Legislature....

GUAM EDUCATION BOARD APPROVES 173 SCHOOL DAY CALENDAR

In a meeting Tuesday, February 18, the Guam Education Board voted to adopt the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 school year calendars. In accordance with Public Law 31-019, the approved school calendars are inclusive of 173 School Days, 2 Teacher Work Days, 2 Parent-Teacher...

Meet the Candidates

For the GFT 2020 At Large Election, there are two candidates vying for Treasurer: Lisa Mosher and Mary Jean Vigilante. Below are their statements of candidacy. Lisa Mosher Hafa Adai! My name is Lisa M. Mosher. I have been employed with GDOE for multiple teaching,...

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, Alutiiq Bus Drivers, Guam Police Department, Customs and Quarantine, Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center and the Department of Corrections.

GFT 2020 Election

GFT 2020 Election

The GFT At-Large Election will take place Friday, February 28, 2020. The candidates for the Treasurer position are Lisa Mosher and Mary Jean Vigilante. Candidate information can be found at gftunion.com. In order to vote, you must be a member in good standing on or...

AFT VISITS GFT

AFT VISITS GFT

The new AFT Western Regional Director, Ramiro Hernandez, and the head of the AFT Organizing and Field Services, Darrin Nedrow, were on island for a day and visited GFT President, Sanjay Sharma, and Vice President, Timothy Fedenko, at the GFT office. Hernandez and...

FIGHT THE BITE

FIGHT THE BITE

Stay informed and take precautionary measures to keep you and your family safe from the spread of the dengue infection that has reached our island. Visit the Guam Homeland Security website for the latest updates and information on the symptoms and prevention efforts....

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...