Applications are open for OEA/NEA sponsored California Casualty’s Athletics Grant. Sign up at www.calcasathleticsgrant.com. The deadline for consideration is January 15, 2018, with 2017/2018 recipients announced in April.
Grants are typically between $1,000 and $3,000. In recent years, PAT members have obtained grants for much-needed uniforms, shoes and athletic gear at Franklin, Roosevelt, and Pioneer High Schools.
Now Middle Schools are eligible for grants to fund athletics programs too.
Contact PAT’s California Casualty Representative, Sherry Hanacek, if you have questions: [email protected] or 971-226-8966.
Please join the Critical Educators Collective and Portland Association of Teachers for Social Movement Unionism: Hope in Hard Times, a six session Inquiry to Action Groups (ItAG) where we will meet to learn how other educators have used their unions to become forces for justice, and develop action plans that achieve this vision. Click here to RSVP! Space is limited: RSVP by November 5th to save your spot.Continue reading
During the 2016-17 school year, PAT members helped 30 colleagues in need thanks to contributions to the PAT Sick Leave Bank. These colleagues had exhausted their accumulated leave balances, but were unable to work due to extended or recurring personal illness. But thanks to our contributions to the Sick Leave Bank, they were able to avoid the additional hardships of lost salary and lost insurance coverage.Continue reading