Update December 2019

December 12, 2019

The last meeting of the Representative Council was held at a new place in Old Orcutt called The Wine Stone Inn. They were very hospitable to us and we will probably meet there again sometime in the future. The Manager of the Wine Stone Inn is an ex-student in our district and she wanted to … Read More


December 10, 2019

It has been a long time in the development stage, but our new website has gone live at smjuhsdfa.org We have included correspondences for the last three years, important documents and valuable resources. We hope that it will be a valuable source of information for our members now and in the future. If you have … Read More

Negotiations Informational Meetings

November 22, 2019

The Negotiating Team would like to conduct informational meetings to update everyone on Negotiations. Meetings will take place after Thanksgiving break in the following locations: December 3, PVHS – Room 626 @ lunch (Patty Peinado’s room) December 4, SMHS – Room 354 @ lunch (Becky Masuda’s room) December 5, RHS – Room 505 @ lunch … Read More

Weingarten Rights

November 13, 2019

In the past few months we have received a few questions regarding Faculty Association representation during meetings with Administration. In other words, we have been asked questions about our Weingarten Rights. It is important that all of us know our Weingarten Rights. Therefore, I have attached a document that will hopefully help explain our Weingarten … Read More

Employee Portal Account

October 13, 2019

On February 6, 2019, Polo Perez sent employees of the SMJUHSD an email explaining how we can access our Employee Portal Account. The portal is an excellent resource for staff members to find Human Resource and payroll related information.  This includes prior month’s pay-stubs, leave activity/balances, W-2 forms, benefit information, and a payroll calculator. This … Read More

STRS Workshop

October 4, 2019

Andrew Oman has organized another retirement benefits workshop through CalSTRS on December 10, 2019. The last one filled up fast and was very informative. If you are interested be sure to sign up soon. I have attached a flyer with all the information.

CTA Elections

September 20, 2019

CTA is currently holding an election for Channel Islands Service Center State Council (CISCSC) At-Large Representative. Our part of this election will take place next week. On Monday morning you will receive an invitation, from Simply Voting, to participate in this election. Some of you will receive this invitation through your personal email and others … Read More

Update August 2019

August 16, 2019

Just wanted to mention a few things and make sure everyone has access to a few documents. New Superintendent John Davis is currently the acting Superintendent while the district searches for a permanent replacement for Mark Richardson. The district has hired consultants from Leadership Associates to aid in their search. There will be two opportunities … Read More

STRS Workshop

May 21, 2019

Your Santa Maria CTA office has partnered with Laurie Hankins, our local STRS counselor, to plan the first of what we hope will be a series of workshops for CTA members to prepare for their retirement. Please see the attached flyer. The workshop is scheduled for 4:30pm to 6 pm Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the … Read More

Update May 2019

May 14, 2019

Faculty Association Social The FA has made arrangements to have an end of the year Social Event at Figueroa Mountain on May 31, 2019 from 3:30-5:30. Figueroa Mountain is located at 560 E Betteravia (The old Me-n-Ed’s) Pizza and drinks will be provided. See you there. Elections Thank you to everyone who accepted nominations to … Read More