A union for Clovis teachers could well improve the learning experience for students. The Association for Clovis Educators, or ACE, is working to get a real seat at the table. The idea is to form a union that can then be a part of the decision-making process to drive changes that will improve their ability to best serve and support our students. Read the full article here.
CLOVIS – The Association of Clovis Educators (ACE) has filed a request for immediate injunctive relief with the California Public Employment Relations Board, claiming Clovis Unified’s continued financial support and control of the Faculty Senate violates state labor law. ACE asserts in the complaint that the district's Faculty Senate functions as an illegal "company union" which interferes with Clovis educators' rights to form a union without interference from district Administration.
FRESNO COUNTY – Clovis Unified is changing its course when it comes to student mask exemptions… “I think many of us are feeling anxious about what exactly it will look like when we get students next week,” said Kirstin Heimerdinger, a spokesperson for the Association of Clovis Educators. See full news report here.
CLOVIS – Just a few months after a historic organizing campaign began among Clovis educators, nearly 75% of school psychologists are filing a petition with the California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) to form a union, the first ever for these certificated professionals in the school district’s history. A union of psychologists is a first step toward a larger organizing effort designed to give Clovis educators a real voice in education decisions that is now underway and expected to continue over the summer and into the next school year.
Association of Clovis Educators File Unfair Practice Charges Against Clovis Unified for Illegal Behavior that Harms Educators and Students
CLOVIS – The Association of Clovis Educators (ACE) has filed charges with the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) regarding Clovis Unified School District’s support of its Faculty Senate, claiming the way the district represents the Faculty Senate’s scope and power, uses district resources and undermines educators’ voices violates state labor law.
CLOVIS - Following years of district decision-making that have excluded educators and classroom needs as well as concerns that peaked during the pandemic, a large and diverse group of Clovis educators are launching a petition drive to form a union. The Association of Clovis Educators (ACE) has begun gathering signatures to build a union among the more than 2,100 teachers, psychologists, itinerant specialists, school counselors and other educators in the Clovis Unified School District.