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Quincy, MA 02170


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Attention Building Reps!

Click here for the

2012 MTA Association Rep Handbook

QEA Contracts

Full time (> .50)

NEA  $183

MTA  489

QEA 188

NCTA  8

Total:  $868  

QEA Dues 2014-2015

Half time (.5 or less)

NEA     $103

MTA      244.50

QEA        94

NCTA     8 

Total:     $449.50

Units A, C & D

Unit E

QEA Calendar of Events 2014-2015

Sept 2 - First Day of School for QPS Educators

Sept 3 - First Day of School for QPS Students

Please let QEA know of any items of interest for the Calendar at quincyteachers@gmail.com

During this 3-year Pilot period, it is very important that you contact your Building Rep or QEA to confirm, question, or raise concerns about how Ed Eval is being implemented in your building. 

This is a complex evaluation system that is new to educators and evaluators alike.

If you have any questions, please email QEA President Allison Cox at quincyteachers@gmail.com.

~ QPS Educator Evaluation - Pilot Year 2 - 2014-2015 Unit A ~

Retirement Questions?

Please call MTA for an appointment to discuss your individual retirement plans ~ 617-878-8240

Maternity Leave Questions?

Click HERE for information

CASH Payments are due in full by Nov. 30, 2014.  An interest charge of 1.5% per month on the unpaid balance will be added to the total due starting on Dec. 1, 2014

***ASPEN ~ Teachers please note that the Academic Tab section and Teacher Pages are NOT mandatory at this time

The only requirement at this time is posting of final term grades and attendance. 

Training for Aspen that is scheduled before or after school hours is also NOT mandatory.  

Please contact QEA or your Building Rep if you have questions.

Attention QEA Educators! Do You Need to Re-certify Your Professional License?

To renew a professional license online, visit MA DESE HERE

DESE Guidelines for renewal

DESE Professional License Renewal FAQ’s

**Reminder:  You will need to obtain a final endorsement signature from your supervisor on your Individual Professional Development Plan.  This signature cannot be unreasonably withheld. 

**Reminder:  After recertifying, you will need to initiate a new Individual Professional Development Plan for your next 5-year cycle and obtain an initial signature from your Principal or Supervisor.

Please contact QEA with questions or concerns.

Upcoming Fall 2014 Ed Eval deadlines:

  1. Sept. 15 - Superintendent, Principal or designee meets with evaluators and educators to explain evaluation process

  2. (An initial training will be given to all newly hired QPS Unit A educators during QPS Orientation in late August;

  3. a brief refresher training will be given to all QPS Unit A educators on Tuesday, Sept. 2.) 

  4. Oct. 1 - Evaluator meets with first-year non-PTS Educators to assist in Self-Assessment and Goal-setting process

  5. Oct. 15 - Evaluator meets with Tier 2 Educators in teams or individually to establish Educator Plans

  6. Nov. 1 - Evaluator completes Tier 2 Educator Plans

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You may sign up as either an active QEA member, or as a non-member.

What’s Next?

  1. 2014-2015 School year -- 100% of QPS teachers and educators will be evaluated using the new Educator Evaluation procedures

  2. Tier 1 (PTS Educators evaluated last year) are now on a 2-year Self-Directed Growth Plan -- check with your Principal or Supervisor if you are uncertain which plan you are now on

  3. Tier 2 (PTS Educators who were not evaluated last year) will be placed on a 1-year Self-Directed Growth Plan (PTS); non-PTS Educators will be placed on a Developing Educator Plan

  4. Your Unit A QEA Educator Evaluation team will be meeting with QPS in September to continue discussions around implementation, training, DDMs, Staff and Student feedback, and other issues related to Educator Evaluation

NEW!!

***Attention ALL QEA Members***

You have a right to union representation if you are called into a meeting where disciplinary action could result!

Understand your Weingarten Rights

Call a Building Rep or Email Allison at quincyteachers@gmail.com or call 617-479-2283 if you need immediate assistance

QEA ED EVAL RESOURCES for Unit A Members

Summative Evaluation Reminders: 

  1. Nothing negative in terms of rating or evidence in the Summative Evaluation should be presented to the Educator for the first time in the Summative Evaluation

  2. The Summative Evaluation rating must be based on evidence from multiple categories of evidence

~ QPS Educator Evaluation - Unit c ~

Unit C Educator Evaluation contract language update:  The Unit C Ed Eval bargaining team and QPS have reached a tentative agreement.  Details of the tentative agreement will be shared with Unit C members asap.  A meeting will be called in early September for the purposes of ratification of the Ed Eval language for Unit C. 

Please contact Allison Cox if you are a member of Unit C and are not receiving email updates.

Thanks to Unit C bargaining team members:  Scott Perfetuo, Ellen Murray, and Rick DeCristofaro Jr.!

Full time (> .50)

NEA  $110.50

MTA  294

QEA 188

NCTA  8

Total:  $600.50

Half time (.5 or less)

NEA     $67

MTA      147

QEA        94

NCTA     8 

Total:     $316