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Howard County Education Association

Toby’s Dinner Theater Summer Shows

Toby’s Dinner Theater is offering HCEA members, family and friends discounted tickets to the following shows this summer: Grease, the Musical on Tuesday, June 25th. For more information click here. Mamma Mia on Wednesday, August 21st. For more information click here. Tickets sell out quickly, so reserve your seats today! For more information call Toby’s…

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Tentative HCPSS Agreements and Salary Scales for Certified and ESP Employees

Click here to view a Powerpoint presentation of the Tentative Agreement that includes narration.   Click here to view a video explaining locating you salary step, grade, and current compensation.   Click here to view a video that contains examples of how members can apply the salary improvements of the tentative agreement to determine their…

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Music & Arts Grants for HCEA Members

On February 1st, California Casualty launched a school Music & Arts Grant program for NEA members.  Enter now!  Just in time for the 2019-20 school year, 140 grants will be awarded to association members across the country in September 2019. The California Casualty Music and Arts Grant program will consider grant requests for public K-12…

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HCEA Member Discount to Silhouette Stages Theater

HCEA members can get discounted tickets to Silhouette Stages, Howard County’s premiere community theater. Visit www.silhouettestages.com and enter promotional code “HCEA” for a $4.00 discount on a regularly priced adults ticket. Members may also purchase tickets in person and tell the box office they are an HCEA Member to receive the discount.

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Statewide School Funding Rally on March 11

Circle Monday, March 11, 2019 on your calendar. That’s the date for the big statewide school funding rally at Lawyers Mall in Annapolis. We’ll need thousands of members and friends of education there to urge the General Assembly to pass a new and improved school funding formula as they respond to the recommendations of the Kirwan Commission.…

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Create Real Impact Contest

The Create Real Impact Contest gives you the opportunity to share creative solutions for preventing reckless distracted driving, while winning prizes for your effort. Click here for more information.

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2019 National Board Certification Information Sessions for Initial Candidates

The following sessions are designed for teachers and counselors interested in pursuing National Board Certification during the 2019-2022 submission cycle: Thursday, January 31 st : 4:00 – 6:00 Monday, February 11 th : 4:30 – 6:30 Wednesday, February 27 th : 4:00 – 6:00 Wednesday, March 13 th : 4:30 – 6:30 Monday, March 25…

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HCPSS and HCEA Announce Tentative 2-Year Agreement

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) and the Howard County Education Association certificated unit (HCEA) and its educational support professionals unit (HCEA-ESP) announced yesterday, December 20, 2018, that they have reached 2-year agreements covering the 2019–2020 and 2020-2021 school years. The agreements will go into effect on July 1, 2019. “Our excellent educators and…

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Evaluation of the HCPSS Certificated Evaluation Process

Click here to view the Teacher and Administrator Evaluation System. This report examines the fidelity of implementation of the teacher and school-based administrator evaluation system in Howard County. Findings and recommendations are intended to help inform and strengthen the implementation of the evaluation system in the district. This report is made possible by the support…

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