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Salary Calculators

Salary calculators are available for you to verify the accuracy of your 2015-2016 salary calculations. The calculators are in an Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Click here to read a joint memo from HCEA and HCPSS regarding the salary calculators.

HCEA 2016 Election Results

Below are the results for the 2016 HCEA elections for Directors and Delegates to the NEA Convention. For more information contact the HCEA Office at (410) 997-3440. Directors Doug Lea Colleen Morris Erika Strauss Chavarria Mary Stein Karen Randall Thomas Brandel Linda Firman Delegates Matthew Vaughn-Smith Hugo Jackson Stephanie Masters Erika Strauss Chavarria Colleen Morris

HCEA Recommendations For Board of Education

The Howard County Education Association (HCEA), which represents over 6800 educators, is pleased to announce its recommendation of Mavis Ellis and Christina Delmont-Small for the Howard County Board of Education. These recommendations follow the December announcement that HCEA would recommend Kirsten Coombs for the Board of Education. HCEA’s representative council unanimously recommended all three candidates.

Message from HCEA President Paul Lemle

Dear Colleagues, You’ve probably seen news about an HCPSS student’s racially offensive comments and the subsequent exchanges on social media. This will make our job even harder tomorrow, but we ARE up to the challenge.  To emphasize the magnitude of the concern, we have included Dr. Foose’s message to parents, below.   As educators, we