For Immediate Release
The Board of the Alabama Education Association today approved the hiring of Dr. Brenda Pike as its Executive Director after an extensive national search. Dr. Pike currently serves as the Executive Director of the Indiana State Teachers Association (ISTA). She will begin her AEA employment on May 16. (more…)
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The AEA Administrator Division is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 “Working Assistant Principal of the Year.” All applications and supporting documentation must be received by 4:45 p.m., on Friday, April 29, 2016. (more…)
Senator Del Marsh’s much anticipated bill to link student test scores to teacher performance evaluations and remove tenure for support professionals was introduced in the Alabama Senate on March 1 and narrowly passed out of committee, 5-4, on March 8. The Preparing and Rewarding Educational Professionals (PREP) Act is set to be considered on the […]
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The AEA President is seeking recommendations of members for appointments to AEA Commissions. Local leaders may make recommendations or members may submit their own name. All members are eligible unless currently serving on a commission. Attendance at commission meetings is required. Submissions must be received by April 30, 2016. A printable form can be downloaded here.
As the Alabama Legislature wraps up the second week of the 2016 legislative session, most lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are in agreement that revenue is available to provide educators with a much needed pay increase. Governor Robert Bentley has been widely criticized by members of the Legislature and the education community for […]
The 2017 AEA Divisional Professional Development Conference will be held on March 24-26, 2017, at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) in Birmingham, Alabama. This dynamic conference will provide an excellent professional learning experience for all AEA members – classroom teachers, education support professionals, instructional leaders/administrators, and postsecondary educators. Participants are sure to learn something […]
2007. The last time Alabama educators received a pay check that contained more money than the year before was 2007. It has been a very long nine years since employees entrusted with the education of Alabama’s future received a modest seven percent raise. (more…)