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La Joya AFT: News Archives

Know Your Rights Workshops

Know Your Rights Workshops offer critical information for navigating the pandemic and learning how to advocate within your First Amendment rights If you missed our Wednesday Know Your Rights workshops, you can view recordings online on our Covid-19 resource page. The first workshop delves into employment issues around COVID-19, including a...

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31st Annual Convention

Thank you to ALL of our members and retirees who joined us today for our 31st Annual Convention!! A huge Texas-sized Thank You to our guest speakers State Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr., State Rep. Terry Canales, School Board President Espie Ochoa, Asst. Superintendent for HR Martin Muñoz, and Horace Mann...

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Meet and Greet Social

Saturday, September 28th from 6pm to 9pm All AFT members are encourage to attend. BBQ brisket sandwiches and refreshments will be served. Come and meet your new Executive Board officers. http://www.texasaft.org/wp-admin

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New Executive Board Officers

Meet your new officers for 2019-2021 President: Ms. Brenda lee Salinas 1st Vice-President: Ms. Norma Olivarez 2nd Vice- President: Ms. Kassandra Flores Treasurer: Mr. Martin Alaniz Member-at-Large Ms. Norma A. Lopez Ms. Christina Esparza Ms. Estella Esquivel Mr. Alfredo Castro Mr. Joe Kaz

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AFT Scored a Major Win for Teachers

August 17, 2019, Progress Times "With the support from the school board, the AFT had scored a major win for teachers" La Joya ISD pay raise for teachers, librarians and nurses (RN's); 1 to 5 years- $3,250 5 to 10 years- $3,650 11 to 20 years- $4,050 21+ years- $4,450...

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Public School Proud- A Conversation to Support our Public Schools

Listening Tour Educators, parents, and community members are invited to attend a special town hall event to create a vision for Texas public school, What do our students need to acquire a quality education? Where should our schools focus their resources? How should we work with state lawmakers to fund...

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School Board Round Up

December 12, 2017 Special Called Meeting La Joya ISD School Board Meeting was called to order by school board president, Oscar Coach Salinas. All members were present. !. Superintendents Report: Enrollment Report- 28,658 Recognition of Mariachi students; Shanty Zumaya, Dr. Saenz, Cecilia Garcia, PHS, Betsabe Garcia and San Juanita Garcia,...

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Let us know if you’re getting your Planning/Prep time!

  Are you getting your 450 minutes of planning time every 10 school days for yourselves? Are you having grade level meetings and PLC meetings during the week? Texas Education Code Section 25.404, Planning and Preparation Period, states that planning time is to be used at teacher discretion. We are...

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