JCTA was first established in 1968 and for over fifty years we continue to be the bargaining agent for over 6,000 certified personnel employees of the Jefferson County Public Schools. We represent teachers, librarians, speech clinicians, physical therapists and occupational therapists in every one of the public schools throughout Jefferson County. 

Vision Statement:
JCTA: Supporting educators through advocacy, professional development opportunities, and creating an educational community that helps educators empower students to become lifelong learners and productive citizens.

Mission Statement:
Our Mission is to serve as the active voice of our members; promote quality and equity in public schools; expand and protect the rights and interests of our members; and advocate human, civil and economic rights for all.


 


» Resources to Use in Response to George Floyd Trial/Verdict
 
 

Resources to Use in Response to George Floyd Trial/Verdict:




» Support Black-Owned Businesses
 
 
SUPPORTING BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES
 
On Saturday, March 27th, JCTA's HCR Racial Justice Subcommittee co-sponsored an amazing live event focused on the CROWN Act by supporting student performers, those involved in the CROWN Conversation Roundtable Discussion, and by honoring the following local Black-owned businesses with CROWN Awards:
  • SuperBeauti Hair Store and Beauti Salon
  • Exquisite Lengths Beauty & Brow Bar
  • ETS: Emma’ Lees Transformation Studios
  • Reign Events Interior Decor & Events
  • Exquisite Beauty Emporium
In addition to lifting up these local businesses, we would like to make folks aware of many other Black-owned businesses as well. There are 181 listed within this article you can patronize by shopping on-line:
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» Nov/Dec JCTA Membership Workshops
 
 

UPCOMING JCTA MEMBERSHIP WORKSHOPS (November/December 2020):

 

 

Know Your Contract (90 minutes)

When: Nov 11, 2020 04:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

 

This session is the longest one I’m doing this month, and it’s open to all JCTA members.  I cover a little bit of the history of our collective bargaining agreement and how bargaining works, then I go through some of the key articles and provisions in the contract.  

 

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYlcu2rrj0sE9H5ZodlxiYOHGPr5dGLQSMp

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

 

Evaluation and Tenure (45 minutes)

When: Nov 18, 2020 04:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

 

This session will cover the state laws on tenure as well as the JCPS Certified Evaluation Plan and contract language on employee evaluation.

 

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYld-2sqTspE9PYrrskOPZRrrflAtsGnhql

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

Member Benefits (45 minutes)

When: Dec 2, 2020 04:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

 

This session will provide an overview of the membership benefits you can access as a member of JCTA, KEA, and NEA.

 

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkceqsrjwrGNCERT5zkJ_kpV5R1w6noLLz

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

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