Voice: Respect your teachers

April 12, 2001

This is an open message to the El Centro Elementary district school board and its numerous administrators.

R: is for a (resolution) of our contract negotiations.

E: is for (equity) in salaries for teachers, as compared to administrators.

S: is for a (school board) that is demonstrating a lack of respect for its teachers.

P: is for (parents), who are our students first teachers.

E: is for (empty), the way we will feel next school year without 25 of our classified colleagues.

C: is for fair (contract) language.

T: is for (teachers), who are more valuable to our communities' children than administrators.


Lincoln School


Third-grade teacher

El Centro

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