President’s Message – July 2022

President’s Message – July 2022

I am writing this while in Chicago, as your delegates from Maine are attending the 2022 NEA Representative Assembly. While we were safe, we were asked not to leave the convention center on the 4th while the shooter in yet another tragedy–the shooting at a Fourth...
President’s Message – July 2022

President’s Message – June 2022

A week after Uvalde, I’m sure many of us, myself included, are still struggling—and likely we will continue to struggle with our emotions, whether sadness or anger or both, until there are finally changes made that could help to prevent events like Uvalde and Buffalo...
President’s Message – May 2022

President’s Message – May 2022

 During this “Teacher Appreciation Week”, we want to be sure ALL EDUCATORS, in all roles across our districts and campuses and including our retirees, are feeling appreciated! Despite the challenges we have faced and that seem to keep coming, we remain optimistic...
President’s Message – May 2022

President’s Message – March 2022

 Here we are in March already—not sure how that happened—and I imagine at least some of you have your sights on June, even after the recent school break, right?  Hopefully those of you who had a break were able to find time to recharge. We know the...

President’s Message – February 2022

February–A short month, and a (slightly) shorter message than usual…but, thankfully, slightly longer hours of daylight, which I hope helps us all as we continue to deal with omicron, shortages, as well as the winter weather in Maine.Still, though shorter, there...