Updates-July 20, 2020

Good morning NEA-Jurupa family,I hope that you all had a restful weekend and that you and your loved ones continue to stay safe and healthy. This is just a quick reminder that the MOU Committee will be meeting with the district today and tomorrow. As your questions are coming in, we are keeping record of those and will try to get as many addressed as possible. In the meantime, please continue to reach out to the school board, as they have an enormous impact on the decision making in the district.Additionally, I wanted to provide you with information and resources:•Governor’s…

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Update-July 15, 2020

Greetings NEA-Jurupa Family,   I hope this email finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy. In these uncertain times, I can only imagine the anxiety and stress than many of you are under. I feel those same things. It’s been quite a challenging experience in what I consider to be the longest month of March in history.   Thank you to all of you who have continued to reach out with your concerns and questions. My apologies if I haven’t responded to an email yet, the days are filled with meetings, emails, and phone calls in response the…

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Updated Information-July 13, 2020

Greetings NEA-Jurupa Family, I hope that this email finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy and that you are managing to get some rest and relaxation during these unprecedented times. As always, I apologize in advance for the long email, but please read on as it has some very important information. As you know, the JUSD Board of Trustees voted last Monday, 5-0, to begin the 20-21 school year in a 100% Distance Learning format. Again, the board’s priority was to ensure the health and safety of staff and students. Thank you again to all of you who reached out…

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School Reopening-July 7, 2020

Good morning NEA-Jurupa Family, I just wanted to let you know that the JUSD Board of Trustees voted last night 5-0 to reopen in a Distance-Learning Format beginning on our regularly scheduled start date of August 6th. There are going to be a multitude of items that will have to be discussed and negotiated between the Association and the District. Thank you to all of you who emailed, spoke, and/or submitted public verbal comments last night. The Board Members all expressed their gratitude. As more information becomes available, we will send that out. In the meantime, please stay well and stay tuned. Best to all…

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Reopening Survey and Other Information-June 27, 2020

Good morning NEA-Jurupa Family, I hope this email finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy and that you’ve been able to get to some rest and relaxation. There is still time to complete the survey sent out earlier this week by our Bargaining Chair, George Monge. If you haven’t had the opportunity to complete it or if you want to make sure your colleagues get a chance, here is the link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/-school-reopening. The survey will close tomorrow evening, June 28th. We plan on using the results to assist with any and all negotiations related to the reopening of schools. Please…

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Rep Council Updates-June 17, 2020

Good afternoon NEA-Jurupa family, I would like to say thank you to all of you who were able to attend our Special Rep Council Meeting today. We were extremely fortunate to have visits from CTA President, Toby Boyd, and CTA Board Member, Sergio Martinez. They shared about happenings at the state level and just wanted to thank our members for all that you’ve done in adjusting to our currently reality. Additionally, we shared information surrounding the reopening of school and what that might look like. Ultimately, the decision is up to the school board and the Association will negotiate the…

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Last Two Official Days…May 28, 2020

Greetings NEA-Jurupa family, Here we are, the last two official days of the most unprecedented school year ever.  My apologies in advance for the length of this email. I can only imagine the range of emotional, mental, and physical stresses that you are all feeling right now. We are exhausted and Zoomed/Google Meeted out, we have no knowledge of how things are going to look in the fall, we have so little control over the state of things. There are still more questions than answers. Hopefully, at least for a short while, you are able to take the opportunity to…

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Happy Friday & Memorial Day Weekend!-May 22, 2020

Good afternoon NEA-Jurupa Family,Happy Friday and Memorial Day Weekend! We are almost there… The end to the most unprecedented school year in our lifetimes is coming to a close next week. Again, thank you to all of you for being amazing and flexible during this time, and for your continued grace, kindness, patience, and understanding. There continue to be more questions than answers at this time. Unless communications come from NEA-Jurupa or JUSD, please remember that those are not official and may not have all of the correct information.Here are a few reminders before the weekend:BARGAINING SURVEY: If you haven’t…

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Only 9 More Days to Go!-May 17, 2020

Good evening NEA-Jurupa Family, I hope that you have had a restful weekend and that you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy. Only 9 more days to go! Again, I’d like to extend my sincerest gratitude to you for your continued grace, kindness, patience, and understanding. We continue to have more questions than answers regarding the ever-changing situation that we find ourselves in. It feels like every time we think we have some sort of idea as to how things proceed, something else happens. As such, I want to share a few updates with you. • BUDGET:…

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California Day of the Teacher-May 13, 2020

Good morning NEA-Jurupa, Happy California Day of the Teacher! I just wanted to say THANK YOU for being amazing and for all of the hard work and dedication that you give EACH AND EVERY DAY to the students of JUSD. Your kindness does not go unnoticed! Here are some messages from Leaders and Students in gratitude to you! Wishing you all a wonderful Wednesday and a great rest of the week! You’ve got this Best to all of you and your loved ones and please continue to stay well 😊 Respectfully-   Wendy Eccles :) NEA-Jurupa, President Office Phone: 951-681-7997…

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