Current Association News

Health Committee Report

The following information is designed to help you manage your Benefits. We (The Insurance Committee) are trying to educate the teachers of VUSD on what our Benefits consist of for the year. Thank you for letting us serve you… more

Good Teaching Conference Put Online

CTA has put its Good Teaching Conference "online" so you can virtually attend the sessions put on by educators. Sessions will also be archived for you to view when you are able. This service is free to VUTA/CTA/NEA members. Just follow this link to register.… more

California BOE to Suspend Test Scores

The Los Angeles Times (3/12, Watanabe) reports that the California Board of Education voted Wednesday “to dramatically recast California’s system to evaluate school quality by suspending the use of standardized test scores as the major yardstick in favor of a broader array of measures.” The move will….. more

Teacher's Right to Suspend

There seems to be continued confusion about who can and cannot suspend a student. AB420 has put restrictions and under what conditions an ADMINISTRATOR may suspend and / or expel a student especially as it pertains to defiance or disruptive behavior. ….. more