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Take the Health and Safety Survey! Sun, Sep 26, 2021 CTA has been hearing from teachers who are concerned for their health and safety this school year as over 200,000 students have returned to face-to-face classes in Orange County Public Schools. We want to hear from you! How is your school year goin... Read More

District Posts Unilateral Health and Safety Manual Mon, Aug 30, 2021   Updated on August 1, 2021 DISTRICT POSTS THE REVISED COVID-19 HEALTH AND SAFETY MANUAL PUTTING STUDENTS AND EMPLOYEES AT RISK OCPS posted the "new version" of the OCPS COVID-19 Health and Safety Manual before the scheduled CTA b... Read More

HOW MANY STUDENTS ARE UN-MASKED AT YOUR SCHOOL? Fri, Aug 20, 2021 August 20, 2021 The District's optional mask mandate surely puts students, employees, families and the community at risk, as the pandemic rages and the positivity rate is over 20%. Orange County Public Schools has chosen to go against the recommen... Read More

DISTRICT'S COVID-19 PROCEDURES Fri, Aug 20, 2021 August 20, 2021   At the August 19, 2021 School Board Work Session, school board members were provided with packet with the District's COVID-19 Procedures. The document contains memos from the state and memos to principals that CTA had reque... Read More

LETTERS TO DESANTIS & FLORIDA SUPERINTENDENTS FROM USDOE SECRETARY MIGUEL CARDONA Fri, Aug 13, 2021 August 12, 2021 U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona  sent the letters to Governor Ron DeSantis and Florida Superintendents (see below).   He wrote to Desantis,"The safe return to in-person instruction requires that school dist... Read More

CTA IS ADVOCATING FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTECTIONS DURING THE PANDEMIC - Updated Regularly Wed, Jul 21, 2021 Let's Do Our Part to Stop the Pandemic! Get Vaccinated! September 27, 2021 President Doromal got her booster shot earlier this month and continues to advocate for everyone to get vaccinated so we can reach herd immunity to put an end to this pandem... Read More

OCPS MASK POLICY TO BE DETERMINED TOMORROW Mon, Jul 12, 2021 July 12, 2021 Tomorrow there will be a school board meeting to determine the mask policy for the upcoming school year.  You can speak at the meeting. (Details at this link: https://www.ocps.net/UserFiles/Servers/Server_54619/File/School%20Board... Read More

2021-2022 BARGAINING Tue, Jun 29, 2021 September 19, 2021 Impasse Updates Impasse hearings on wages and salaries were held on September 14th and September 15th. The District made excuses for maintaining a reserves account over 17% - 14% higher than the 3% balance required by law.  ... Read More

School Board Rule Development Meeting a Circus Fri, Jun 18, 2021 What a circus the June 17th School Board Rule Development Meeting was! At that meeting addressing mask policy changes, Chair Jacobs stated that she was a “rule follower”.  We are confused.  Dozens of unmasked citizens were all... Read More

Latest Bargaining Updates Sun, Sep 27, 2020   Evaluation Proposals September 27, 2020 The District’s evaluation proposal consists of two changes – changing the timeline and limiting the number of observations. While the District claimed that those two minor concessions were... Read More

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