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  • Calling All Paras

    The Paraeducator Bargaining Team and representatives of Somerville School Committee have finalized the language of the new contract. It was distributed to paras on Friday September 27th and a ratification vote will be scheduled shortly. Please see your building representatives with any questions.

  • Welcome Back Party 2019!

    On Friday, September 27, the STA had a special meeting and unanimously approved the STA budget for the year. Then, STA members went to Olde Magoun’s Saloon for a welcome back party, which 75 people attended! A special shout out the Welcome Back Committee for planning such a successful event. It was awesome to see so many members come out,… Continue reading "Welcome Back Party 2019!"

  • Unit A Contract Ratifies

    On behalf of the Negotiations Team, I am very pleased to inform you that the contract was ratified. In what I believe to be a record turn out, there were 311 members who voted. 250 Members voted to ratify the Memorandum of Agreement 61 Members voted against the Memorandum of Agreement The Team is very appreciative of the time members… Continue reading "Unit A Contract Ratifies"

  • Calling All PARAS!

    Calling all PARAS!       The STA is seeking paraprofessional to participate in contract negotiations.  Serving on this committee will be energizing and exhausting.  It will give you the opportunity to have you voice heard, as well as represent your friends and colleagues.  If you are interested in participating in this Negotiations Team,  please email Jackie at  We… Continue reading "Calling All PARAS!"