Weekly Update

Greetings NEA-Jurupa,

 Happy Tuesday! Hopefully you had a restful Presidents’ Day Weekend. I apologize in advance for the long email and multiple attachments, we all get bombarded and really have to pick and choose what we read! Included in the attachments are resources regarding Special Education, MTSS, and JUSD’s PICO (website link) program. We will be working on getting these resources uploaded to the neaj.org website as well.

I wanted to take this opportunity to remind you the tomorrow is Association Day and as always we encourage you to wear #RedForEd in support of NEA-Jurupa and Public Education. Please feel free to share any pictures with us as we have a new Instagram account. You can follow us at: neajurupa. Our Member Engagement/Organizing Committee is also working on getting a new Facebook page up and running.

Listed below are upcoming events/opportunities (pdf files are attached to the bottom of this page)

Additionally, NEA-Jurupa’s Executive Board approved for members to attend the following conference: San G Social Justice and Cultural Equity on Saturday April 18th at the Mission Inn (20 members). This is an excellent opportunity to network and learn about social justice from other local leaders. Dolores Huerta will be the keynote speaker on Saturday. Please email me if you are interested in more information or in attending this awesome event! 

•  Tonight: JUSD School Board Meeting @Ed Center at 6:00. We encourage you to attend!

•  Wednesday, February 19th: School Safety Issues- What’s in the Law? w/CTA Staff Brian Eldridge @NEA-Jurupa at 3:45 RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/school-safety-issues-whats-is-the-law-tickets-92997898217. Please register soon!!

•  Thursday, February 20th: Free YogaED Webinar “How to Create Social Emotional Learning Based Yoga…”: Register Here

For free resources: yogaed.com

•  Teachers Teaching Teachers, Saturday, February 22nd (Free Event):https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teachers-teaching-teachers-february-2020-tickets-89431531117?ref=eios

•  Riverside Dicken’s Festival, February 22nd-23rd:https://dickensfest.com

•  Monday, March 9th: JUSD School Board Meeting @Ed Center at 6:00.

•  Wednesday, March 11th: Representative Council @NEA-Jurupa Office at 3:45.

•  Wednesday, March 18th: CALSTRS Workshop @NEA-Jurupa at 3:45. More information to come.

•  Saturday, March 21st: CTA San Bernardino RRC (AKA San G) Bootcamp @CTA San Bernardino from 9:00-3:00. This is a free training series. Please see attached flyer for QR code.

•  Tuesday, March 24th: Ethnic Studies IE III @CSUSB from 8:00-3:00. Registration is free.https://www.csusb.edu/lead-summit/lead-2020/ethnic-studies-ie

Information about Schools and Communities First:

https://www.cta.org/taxfairness. If you haven’t signed a petition to put SCF on the November Ballot, please consider doing so. You can check with your site representatives for more information.

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” – Frederick Douglass

Wishing you a great week and hope to see you at the School Board Meeting or the School Safety Training! Thank you for all that you do! You are greatly appreciated 😊



Wendy Eccles 🙂

NEA-Jurupa, President
Office Phone: 951-681-7997
Non-district email: president@neaj.org 
Website: www.neaj.org 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


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