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December AR Spotlight

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NEA Dallas Stands Up For YOU!
Tips for posting on Social Media
Sites NEA-Dallas would like to thank ALL
our Ars at Dallas County Schools and
Dallas ISD!!!!!
Do not disparage your role in the teaching profession.
President: Angela M. Davis
Vice President: Mary D. Smith
Do not disparage your employer, your colleagues, your students
or their parents in any public forum. Secretary: Vivian Bryant
Treasurer: Peggy Pickron
VP of Teacher Affairs: Delna Bryan
We are an official drop off site! VP of DISD ESP: Sheila Walker
Do not post pictures or messages about your students unless
you have signed consent forms from their parents. We are collecting from
November 1, 2016 – December 9, 2016
“Small enough to know you, Big enough to serve you”
Do not post unprofessional pictures from your personal life.
NEA-Dallas Newsletter December 2016

Do review your school district’s employee handbook and
Employee Standards of Conduct policy. Message from President Angela Davis
It takes a great deal of both individual and collective energy to have a successful year in an
Do not assume that privacy settings will shield your posts. organization like ours. As the year comes to a close, I want to thank all of you for your
contributions on behalf of NEA-Dallas.
Do not accept or make friend requests to/from your current
students, or even recently graduated former students. We’re looking forward to another year of excitement, change, and opportunities. Thank
you for your help and best wishes for a happy, prosperous, and healthy new year.

NEA-Dallas
6500 Greenville Ave., Suite 520 December Event
Dallas, TX 75206
Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
www.neadallas.com Holiday Celebration 2016
Lunch Break 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
(Closed on Saturday, Sunday and all DISD Holidays) Saturday, December 3, 2016
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NEA-Dallas will be CLOSED for Winter Break
NEA-Dallas Office December 23, 2016 – January 6, 2016
6500 Greenville Ave., Suite 520
Dallas, TX 75206 We hope you have a delightful holiday season and enjoy your break!
TSTA Staff Office Manager Get dressed in your holiday attire & join us for finger
Malinda McKee Raya Staley foods and a festive time. Your ticket to this event is a NEA-Dallas would like to congratulate our Teacher of the Year Finalist
214-923-2768 (cell) 214-821-2061 new unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots. RSVP today!
malindam@tsta.org officemanager@logixonline.com

Beth Poquette Drews
L.V. Stockard Middle School
Dear NEA-Dallas Member: Region 4D House of Delegates
TSTA House of Delegates
It is that time of year again to nominate and elect delegates and alternates to the Region 4D House of
Delegates, the TSTA State House of Delegates and local delegates to the NEA Representative Assembly. NEA Representative Assembly
Nomination Form
The Region 4D House of Delegates will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017. We are still in the process
of securing a location for the Region HOD. This year’s Regional HoD is an important one. We will be
holding elections for President and Vice President. We will also be considering new business items to Please indicate which HoD you would like to be nominated for by placing a check on the line next to
present at the State HoD in April. the appropriate HoD. You may nominate yourself for all three.
The TSTA House of Delegates will be held in Houston, TX at Omni Houston Hotel, April 7-8, 2017. There
_____ Region 4D House of Delegates _____ TSTA House of Delegates
will be professional development seminars conducted by TSTA the morning of April 7 th. Delegates may (Saturday, February 18, 12:00 pm, TBD) (Fri. & Sat., April 7-8, Houston, Texas)
want to start planning now for travel expenses to the state convention. The TSTA convention hotel is the
Omni Houston Hotel in Houston. Located in the prestigious Uptown Post Oak/Galleria area, the hotel’s
nightly room rate for members in the TSTA convention room block is approximately $99 for a single or a _____ NEA Representative Assembly
double, plus taxes. NEA-Dallas will provide two nights double occupancy for ONLY our ELECTED (June 30th-July 5th, Boston, MA)

delegates. (PLEASE PRINT)
The NEA Representative Assembly will be held June 30th – July 5th in the wonderful city of Boston, MA.
NAME:____________________________________
The NEA RA is the world’s largest democratic decision-making body with upwards of 9,000 delegates in
attendance from all over the United States and the world
WORKSITE:______________________ EMAIL:____________________________
It is extremely important that we have our full delegation in attendance for these upcoming events. The
future of our organization will be decided there and each of you will have a vote. If we have delegates that HOME ADDRESS:____________________________________________________
do not attend, then we, here in Dallas, lose valuable input in that decision-making process.
HOME CITY:__________________ STATE:_______ ZIP:____________
To be on the ballot for these important elections, please fill out the enclosed nomination form and return it
to NEA-Dallas (DISD Box 118) through DISD mail, US Mail (6500 Greenville Ave., Suite 520 Dallas, Texas HOME PHONE:__________________ CELL PHONE:_____________________
75206), via fax (214-821-0219), or in person. We need your nomination form by 4:00pm, Tuesday, January
17, 2016. ETHNICITY:__________________________________
We want to encourage all of you to participate in these important events. This is an opportunity for all of
you to become involved in YOUR organization.
POSITION TITLE:___________________________________
We look forward to receiving your nomination form.
I, ___________________, certify that the above information is correct.
In solidarity,
SIGNATURE:___________________________DATE:_________________________
Angela M. Davis
President, NEA-Dallas All information is REQUIRED to be officially nominated. Return completed form by 4:00 pm on Tuesday,
January 17, 2017.

Delna Bryan
Please return via DISD Mail (BOX 118); via U.S. Mail (6500 Greenville Ave. Suite 520, Dallas, TX 75206) via fax (214-821-
President, Region 4D 0219) or in person to NEA-Dallas by 4:00pm, Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

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