POSTPONED – Keep Your Promise Rally!

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RALLY HAS BEEN POSTPONED.  STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

Join fellow SWEA members along with the CEA and many more teachers from across the state as we Rally on the Capitol in Hartford, Thursday, May 18.  The purpose of this rally is to show a unified support of the Keep Your Promise campaign to address teachers’ pensions and public education funding.

Contact your local SWEA representative for more information about transportation and signing up to lend your support.  You can also register and find more information by clicking on the following link – cea.org/members/rally2017

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SWEA Honors Retirees

At this weeks Representative Council Meeting, SWEA recognized the tremendous accomplishments of those members who are retiring this year.  When the school year comes to a close in June, the following SWEA members also say their good byes: Steven Anderson, Lawrence Bojarski, Mary Chudnow, Kathleen Colburn, Maureen DiSalvo, Deborah Haffner, Phil Harak, Barbara Laurain, Kathleen Longo, Margarida Meikeljohn, Maria Moreno, Gael Stapelton and Jo-Ann Thomas.   All SWEA members salute the dedication and hard work each and every one of these people have put into South Windsor schools over the years!

Pictured below were those present at the meeting along with fellow SWEA members that were on hand to introduce each retiree.

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Scholarship Recipient Keeps Up Tradition

A SWEA Education Scholarship winner from 2009 recently earned another prestigious award.  Whitley Dozier, daughter of SWEA Secretary Wanda Ward, has been named as the 2017-2018 Wolf Meadow Elementary School Teacher of the year.  She was recognized with other teachers of the Cabarraus County in Charlotte, NC at a ceremony on Tuesday, May 2nd.  Congratulations to Whitley!

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Member Scholarship

SWEA is proud to offer a scholarship to an eligible 2017 High School graduate.  The candidate must be a child or grandchild of a parent or grandparent who is a current or retired SWEA member.  Students should send the completed application along with other specified documents by 4:00 pm on May 19, 2017. Please email SWEA Vice President Anne Albert with any questions.  aalbert@swindsor.k12.ct.us

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SWEA Helps ‘Get Out The Vote’

Members of SWEA joined with CEA Staff last week to make phone calls to South Windsor residents in an effort to remind people of the important Elementary Schools Referendum Project that was being voted on the next day.  Hundreds of calls were made with a great many residents voicing their support for the great benefits that South Windsor schools provide to the community.  All of the effort was deemed a success as the Referendum passed with a tremendous margin,