Category: Announcements

A hearing was held December 21 in Montgomery County Circuit Court before Hon. Johnny Hardwick in the Remington v. Swindle litigation, commonly known as the PEEHIP lawsuit.  For nearly two hours, lawyers for both sides argued issues of fact and points of law.  AEA contends that, on April 26, the PEEHIP Board conducted a single […]

Date: 12/21/16
Category: Announcements, Home

Recognizing that AEA’s classroom teachers possess a great deal of experience and expertise to be shared with colleagues around instructional and teacher leadership issues, the Association of Classroom Teachers (ACT) is initiating the Dr. Tyna Davis Innovation in Education Scholarship. Seven (7) $500 scholarships for innovative teaching and learning projects to be implemented in Alabama’s […]

Date: 12/20/16
Category: Announcements, Home

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires each state to submit plans for implementation by Spring 2017.  Governor Robert Bentley created a state implementation committee to develop a plan to implement ESSA in Alabama. The first draft of key decisions in the ESSA State Plan was presented to the Alabama State Board of Education on […]

Date: 12/12/16
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The Association of Classroom Teachers (ACT) is now accepting nominations for ACT Officers and Board of Directors. The 2017 ACT nomination forms are now available. State officers shall have been members of the Association of Classroom Teachers for three (3) years prior to election and will serve for two (2) years. District Directors shall have been members […]

Date: 11/30/16
Category: Announcements, Home, Uncategorized

The Remington v. Swindle litigation challenging the actions of the PEEHIP Board is still making its way through the courts. On Thursday, November 12, both sides filed another round of legal briefs with the court. A hearing is tentatively set for December 9 for Judge Johnny Hardwick to hear arguments from both sides’ attorneys on […]

Date: 11/19/16
Category: Announcements, Home

Conference Registration Information: To register for a conference, you must enroll on Chalkable PD using the PD Title Numbers below. PLU Standard 5 (PD Title Number: PLUACLD336) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Only (PD Title Number: AEATL1617) Attendance at a conference is only the beginning of a professional study to earn a PLU. Online requirements must […]

Date: 11/15/16
Category: Announcements, Conferences, Home

Click here to view the 2016-17 Meet the Candidates guide. AEA PRESIDENT Capt. Tom Daniel Michael Wesley, Jr. Sherry Tucker Bobby J. Pierson Sylvester James AEA VICE PRESIDENT David Holt Amelia McCord Couch Bernard Sanderson NEA ALTERNATE DIRECTOR Susan Williams Brown Nashasta Craig-Pollard AEA BOARD DISTRICT 1 DIRECTOR Ashlee Kimpel Kimberly Windham AEA BOARD DISTRICT 1 DIRECTOR (UNEXPIRED) […]

Date: 11/10/16
Category: AEA Elections, Announcements, Home

The Alabama Education Retirees Association, Inc. founded the Alabama Education Retirees Foundation, Inc. to provide scholarships for educators in Alabama’s public schools. The program is open to certified and non-certified school personnel. Applicants must be active AEA members. (more…)

Date: 11/04/16
Category: Announcements, Home

The Alabama Education Association continues to aggressively pursue litigation against the Public Education Employees (PEEHIP) Board of Control regarding the illegally-conducted meeting that produced the increase in out-of-pocket costs to AEA members that some are already experiencing and all will experience this month. The lawsuit, Remington v. Swindle, alleges that the Board violated the Open Meetings Act by conducting a private morning session of its April 27 meeting to debate the proposed increases before moving the meeting into the open in the afternoon session, at which time those increases were quickly adopted by a 7-6 vote. (more…)

Date: 10/20/16
Category: Announcements

(Montgomery) A hearing was held this morning in Judge Johnny Hardwick’s courtroom in Montgomery in Remington v. Swindle, also known as the PEEHIP case. In an important ruling to protect AEA members, Judge Hardwick directed from the bench that any premium or surcharge increases collected by PEEHIP that were approved at the April 27 board […]

Date: 09/23/16
Category: Announcements, Home