TCTA-McAllen

TCTA-McAllen

TCTA is a teacher association whose focus is on the classroom, working to protect the rights and ben

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Teacher Retirement System of Texas 09/08/2023

2023 Texas Retiree benefits enhancements

Teacher Retirement System of Texas If you’ll be eligible for Medicare soon, TRS is here to prepare you for this milestone. Access our resources to get ready to choose the best Medicare health care plan for you and your family.

Photos from TCTA-McAllen's post 08/10/2023

New Teacher Orientation 💙🤍🖤

Photos from TCTA-McAllen's post 08/07/2023

McAllen CTA meeting under way!!!!

07/31/2023

‼️First TCTA-McAllen Meeting‼️
Monday Aug. 7, 2023
4:30pm
Logan’s Roadhouse
7612 N 10th St
McAllen, Tx
See you all there
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06/30/2023
Photos from TCTA-McAllen's post 05/15/2023

We would also like to say “Happy Retirement “ to our very own Carolina Canchola
After 30+ years as a teacher she is turning off her promethean board and saying so long for now.
Congratulations Carolina, you deserve it💙🤍

Photos from TCTA-McAllen's post 05/15/2023

Installation ceremony of all new officers for school year of 2023-24💙🤍
Congratulations to you all

Photos from TCTA-McAllen's post 05/15/2023

Congratulations to our scholarship recipient for this year🎉
Diego wishing you the best on your journey. Best of luck in your future.
Congratulations graduates 🎓 of 2023

04/05/2023

ACTION ALERT!

We need your help – can you take a moment to call your House member today or Thursday morning with the following message?
“I am a constituent in your district, and I would like to ask Rep. Guerra to please oppose vouchers, and vote YES for the Herrero amendment to HB 1. Also, please support efforts to increase funding for schools, and increase salaries for teachers and other instructional personnel.”

Your House member is State Rep. R.D. "Bobby" Guerra, and their Capitol office phone number is 512-463-0578.

Please remember not to use school resources. Make the call on your personal phone, during your personal time. It’s OK to forward this message to colleagues, but please don’t do so on a school-provided device or using school email addresses. (If forwarding to colleagues, they can look up their state representative by entering their address on this webpage.)

Background and other important information

The Texas House of Representatives will consider House Bill 1, the House’s version of the state budget, on Thursday, April 6. Among the hundreds of amendments that will be considered are efforts to increase school funding and salaries, and an amendment to oppose spending public funds on private schools.

Legislators pay attention to the people who can vote them into or out of office, so it is vitally important that they hear from you. We know you’re busy, but please take just a minute or two to make this call and advocate for yourself and your students.

You will likely reach a staff member who is noting calls for and against these and many other budget-related issues, so don’t feel slighted if they don’t have time for a full conversation. The important thing is to make sure House members are hearing from the educators in their districts.


The Herrero Amendment to HB 1

An amendment by Rep. Abel Herrero, co-signed by Reps. Charlie Geren, Ana Hernandez, and Armando Walle, has been offered to prohibit the state from spending public funds on private school vouchers. Similar amendments have successfully been added to the budget for several sessions, but there are concerns that the amendment may not pass this year due to significant pressure from Gov. Abbott and others.
Click here the link to see the one-pager that we have prepared for House members on the Herrero amendment.
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https://files.constantcontact.com/1d7ddf2a001/cf3515ce-99ea-4ccc-9618-a851e62d69bc.pdf

Increasing funding and raising salaries

The House budget proposes $5 billion in extra funding for education, and while this is helpful, it is nowhere near enough to ensure significant salary increases and additional funds for schools. There are amendments that attempt to help with funding and/or salaries; rather than specifying a particular amendment, we are encouraging you to ask your House member generally to support efforts in these areas.

files.constantcontact.com

03/29/2023

All are invited to attend🎉

Join TCTA or Renew Your Membership Today 03/24/2023

2023-24 membership spring enrollment!!!
McAllen ISD payroll deductions for TCTA coverage all year in just 5 months!!!( September-January) enroll to insure your career.
Coverage is September 1-August 31

Join TCTA or Renew Your Membership Today We will open for enrollment for the 2023-24 school year this spring. Professional liability insurance coverage and legal services for the 2023-23 membership year will begin on Aug. 1, 2023, or the date your application is received, whichever is later. But joining early will give you access to TCTA's...

Brownsville ISD wins scratch-cooking grant 03/18/2023

Brownsville ISD wins scratch-cooking grant The Brownsville Independent School District will increase its reliance on scratch-cooked options, thanks to a $186,000 grant from the Chef Ann Foundation to transition from a heat-and-serve model to one rooted in scratch cooking using whole, fresh ingredients.

TCTA supports HB 4545 revisions and more in HPE hearing 03/18/2023

TCTA supports HB 4545 revisions and more in HPE hearing Last session, in an attempt to remedy a lag in student performance caused by COVID-19 disruptions, the legislature passed HB 4545. The bill required intensive additional instruction for struggling students, and the burdens on teachers and schools were heavy. Teachers reported significant increases i...

03/04/2023

TCTA DOES NOT endorse any political candidate. We are only sharing this post with all who are interested in attending and educator’s appreciation 🎉

02/11/2023

Convention 2023💙

Timeline photos 12/03/2022
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McAllen, TX
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