October 17, 2017

SMJUHSDFA Members, It has come to the attention of the Executive Board that one of our teachers is spreading rumors that our new teachers are going to be laid off because the rest of us will be teaching six classes next year. The SMJUHSDFA Executive Board wants to assure you that this is not true. … Read More

Student Loan Forgiveness

October 16, 2017

If you are interested in attending the workshop on Student Loan Forgiveness, I have attached a flyer that I received from Andrew Oman. It looks like there is also a workshop on CTA member benefits.

Negotiations Survey

September 18, 2017

The Survey developed by the Negotiating Team was sent out by Simply Voting this morning at 6:00 AM. The Survey will end tomorrow at 11:59 PM. If you want to complete the Survey, be sure to check the email Simply Voting has been using to send you the recent ballots. For some of you this … Read More

Update Sept 2017

September 13, 2017

Hope you had a great start to your school year. The Tentative Agreement for the 2017-2018 school year was approved by the Board last night. We should see the pay increase in our September paycheck. The 1% bonus should be part of our October paycheck. The Negotiating Team has started the process for the upcoming … Read More

SM Valley Labor Day Picnic

September 1, 2017

Just wanted to remind everyone about the Santa Maria Valley Labor Day Picnic, today from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Pioneer Park in Santa Maria.. The Righetti High School Ballet Folklorico will be performing a series of dances starting at 4:00. This will be a great opportunity to have a hot dog or a burger … Read More

Ratification Meeting

August 28, 2017

Just a reminder that this Wednesday, August 30th at 3:30pm, we will be having a ratification meeting in Pioneer Valley High School’s cafeteria. Voting will take place electronically using Simply Voting. You should receive email notification, at 5:00pm on Wednesday, August 30th, that voting has opened. Voting will end at 11:59pm on Thursday, August 31st. … Read More

Upcoming Events

August 26, 2017

Please find below a description of two upcoming events you might be interested in attending: Ex-Righetti teacher, Angela Marese-Boyle has arranged for a special presentation of the documentary “Bass Clef Bliss”, which follows the life of a young San Diego man with autism, his challenges and triumphs. The community viewing will be at 6 p.m. … Read More

Simply Voting Test

August 24, 2017

As we prepare for the upcoming vote on the Tentative Agreement, we are going to conduct a test of our online voting system. It is important that we have everyone’s correct contact information as it is possible that we could use this system four or five times this school year. We will be using the … Read More

Bylaws Results

August 23, 2017

Thank you to everyone who attending the meeting yesterday and voted. The Bylaws were approved. 38 Yes Ballots or 70 % 16 No ballots or 30%


August 16, 2017

CTA has reviewed and approved our updated Bylaws. The next step is to hold a Faculty Association meeting so we can vote on the approval of these Bylaws. This meeting will be held on Tuesday August 22nd at the Righetti High School cafeteria at 3:45pm. I have attached a copy of the Bylaws so you … Read More