WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL!

Welcome back to another school year. For those that are new to the field of teaching, thank you for undertaking the most rewarding profession, raising up the future generation! Teaching is not a career that is financially rewarding, but the long-term rewards are the...

GFT PROPOSES AMENDMENT TO 180 DAY EQUIVALENT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS

An informational hearing was held yesterday on Public Law 34-105 relative to converting the 180 instructional days required each school year by the Guam Department of Education to 900 instructional hours per year for elementary schools and 1,260 instructional hours...

TB TEST & HEALTH FAIR: THANK YOU SPONSORS, VENDORS, VOLUNTEERS & MEMBERS

An informational hearing was held yesterday on Public Law 34-105 relative to converting the 180 instructional days required each school year by the Guam Department of Education to 900 instructional hours per year for elementary schools and 1,260 instructional hours...

INFORMATIONAL HEARING ON GDOE INSTRUCTIONAL DAYS: AUGUST 15

Welcome back to another school year. For those that are new to the field of teaching, thank you for undertaking the most rewarding profession, raising up the future generation! Teaching is not a career that is financially rewarding, but the long-term rewards are the...

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.

GFT OPPOSES BILL 09-35

GFT OPPOSES BILL 09-35

GFT supports adequate and responsible funding of our government operations. The government is our largest employer, drives the economy and provides essential services. When the government is inadequately funded, the economy suffers, people suffer, and government...

TEACHER MENTORSHIP AND BRIP

TEACHER MENTORSHIP AND BRIP

At last month's Guam Education Board meeting, the GFT Board-Union representative, Nicole Nadal, presented the list of teachers who contacted the GFT office regarding the mentorship requirement for certification. The list was then forwarded to the Guam Commission for...

CHECK OUT THE NEW ISSUE OF AMERICAN EDUCATOR

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...