Glaccum and Jan Nelson, Appointed MTA
Teachers' Rights Co-Chairs, June 2008.
An MTA Teachers’ Rights Chair will:
Maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
Plan for and hold monthly MTA Teachers’ Rights meetings.
Oversee and advise the Teachers’ Rights Building
Representatives as they represent and serve as a “first call for help” for
members who may have contractual, legal, and/or other employment-related
Be aware of district issues and concerns involving
contractual, legal, and/or employment- related needs, and advise the MTA
Contact the Education Minnesota Field Staff member
immediately regarding criminal investigations to ensure members receive
appropriate legal representative and consultation.
Work closely with Teachers’ Rights Building
Representatives, in the event of a grievance, to prepare for and attend
Attend MTA Governance Board meetings as an invited guest,
to report on Teachers’ Rights activities, issues, and concerns.
Serve as a standing member of the Meet and Confer
Meet with the MTA Executive Officers, as needed.
Meet with Administration, as needed; advise the MTA
President of your meetings.
Submit a monthly Teachers’ Rights article to the
Keep up-to-date on district policies and the Master
Attend appropriate training workshops at the UniServ,
state, and national levels.
- Perform additional duties as deemed
necessary or as assigned by the MTA Governance Board and/or the MTA
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For general information, contact
Secretary Jim Nunn
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