05/22/13 - New Era Begins at UTD
05/20/13 - UTD/AFT Teacher Leader Program
05/20/13 - First Annual Steward SPARKS Retreat
05/20/13 - UTD MULTICULTURAL CELEBRATION
05/20/13 - 2013 UTD MEMBERSHIP PICNIC
05/10/13 - United Teachers of Dade Donates Complete Interactive Classroom Technology to Two Teachers
05/09/13 - President-Elect Fedrick Ingram addresses ESPs at Crescendo's on Biscayne Blvd.
05/09/13 - UTD President-Elect Fedrick Ingram at Consumer Protection Agency Hearing -- Student Debt's Impacts
05/06/13 - We appreciate you - Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week 2013
05/06/13 - UTD has Guest Receptionist
05/03/13 - Delta Sigma Theta honors five in the community for their leadership
05/02/13 - Another Big Win for United Teachers of Dade
04/30/13 - Parent Trigger Fails on the Senate Floor in 20-20 tie Vote
04/29/13 - It's all about RESPECT
04/19/13 - President Elect Fedrick Ingram Panelist at Community Forum on Violence
04/18/13 - RTTT Agreement Negotiated by UTD Provides Teachers with Bonuses
04/16/13 - IMPORTANT ALERT FROM THE FLORIDA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
04/09/13 - President-Elect Fedrick Ingram Meets with Governor Rick Scott in Tallahassee
04/09/13 - First Ever Steward SPARKS
04/08/13 - Race to the Top (RTTT) Performance Pay Distribution
04/05/13 - VAM Cut Scores Reached
04/04/13 - VAM Bargaining
04/04/13 - IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED ON Florida Retirement System BILLS
03/21/13 - Student Grant Application - Peace First Prize
03/19/13 - March 19, 2013 UTD Election of Officers Run-Off Results
03/14/13 - Steward of the Year Nomination Form
03/05/13 - UTD Members Help Win a Smart Board for Their School
03/04/13 - Cutler Bay’s Annual “Taste of The Bay” Festival
03/04/13 - NEA’s Read Across America Awards Two Miami-Dade Elementary Schools
03/01/13 - News from Secretary Duncan & the U.S. Department of Education
02/28/13 - Contract Negotiations Begin
02/25/13 - UTD Secretary/Treasurer Fedrick Ingram Named as One of the 2013 African-American Achievers
02/21/13 - UTD ELECTS NEW OFFICERS
02/15/13 - Aronowitz: Value Added Model needs to value teachers more
02/06/13 - Kathy Pham, writing teacher, Hialeah Senior High School Speaks Out
02/06/13 - 2013 - 2014 School Improvement Plan (SIP) Waivers
01/31/13 - Centennial Middle Teacher Named Miami-Dade County Teacher of the Year
01/30/13 - UTD Member Alert
01/17/13 - Florida Supreme Court Ruled on January 17, 2013 to Uphold 3%
01/16/13 - Alex Lopes, Carol City Elementary, Among State Finalists for National Teacher of the Year
01/15/13 - United Teachers of Dade Participates in Ceremonial Swearing-In of Florida's US Representatives
01/15/13 - Education and Education Reform
12/19/12 - UTD/M-DCPS Worlds Apart on VAM Cut Scores
12/15/12 - Over a Hundred UTD Members Joined NBA All-Star Isiah Thomas at Holiday Reception
12/14/12 - Reminder from UTD Internal Functions Committee Regarding the UTD Internal Election
12/13/12 - School Tragedy in Connecticut - Send Your Condolences
12/12/12 - Membership Contest Winners Selected
12/11/12 - UTD Internal Election Nominees and Election Rules
12/10/12 - Black Caucus Holiday Toy Drive Huge Success
12/03/12 - Miami-Dade teachers union chief won’t seek another term
11/30/12 - NOTICE OF UTD NOMINATIONS AND ELECTION
11/30/12 - Problems with the Value Added Model (VAM)
11/30/12 - Learning is more than a test score!
11/29/12 - Non-School Site Administator Salary Caps up 10% to 30%
11/26/12 - UTD Member-Only Benefits Open Enrollment
11/21/12 - Teachers, Support Professionals in Miami-Dade Vote to Ratify Salary and Health Insurance Agreement
11/20/12 - UTD / Miami-Dade School Board Reach Contract Agreement Move Forward with Salary Increase and Health Benefits
11/02/12 - President Aronowitz Says the Time for Talk is Through --- Put Your Proposals on the Table
11/01/12 - American Federation of Teachers, United Teachers of Dade, Join Community Film Initiative to Benefit City’s Youth
11/01/12 - 2013-14 School Calendar Survey
11/01/12 - Help AFT Members Affected by Hurricane Sandy
10/30/12 - President Aronowitz calls for an emergency stewards meeting at bargaining
10/30/12 - Contract Empowerment Training -- "IPEGS: Your rights and Responsibilities"
10/18/12 - President Aronowitz began the session by stating, "The Dolphins won, so anything is possible."
10/15/12 - Professional Development on Election Day November 6, 2012
10/14/12 - Delegates Represent UTD at the Florida Education Association Delegate Assembly in Orlando, Florida -- October 18-20, 2012
10/13/12 - Human and Civil Rights Leadership Award
10/12/12 - First Counter Proposals from MDCPS Totally Unacceptable
10/11/12 - NEA President on National Radio Addressing Education Issues and the Upcoming Elections
10/02/12 - UTD Congratulates the 2012 Steward of the Year
09/28/12 - 2012 General Election Early Voting Sites
09/28/12 - Concert to Benefit Community Center and Clinic in Haiti
09/28/12 - More Than 7,000 Teacher Union Members Participate in “Get Out the Vote” Telephone Town Hall
09/21/12 - UTD Secretary/Treasurer Fedrick Ingram Addresses Congressional Black Caucus in Washington, D.C.
09/19/12 - Congratulations to Van E. Blanton Elementary School for Receiving $100,000 Dollars from JcPenney Cares
09/14/12 - September 13, 2012 Bargaining Update
09/11/12 - Dade, Broward, Palm Beach Educators Join Forces for Children and Communities
09/07/12 - Miami-Dade County Public Schools Alumni Hall of Fame
09/06/12 - Forever R&B Concert Winner
09/06/12 - Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments on FEA Lawsuit Over Pension "Contribution"
08/31/12 - Collective Bargaining 2012
08/24/12 - What Have Unions Done for Us
08/23/12 - Victory for Florida Teachers and Education Support Professionals
08/22/12 - Tentative Agreement Reached for Extended Day
08/21/12 - 4th Annual SPARKS Retreat a Tremendous Success!
08/17/12 - United Teachers of Dade Has No Confidence in the FCAT and Calls for the FCAT to be Abolished
08/15/12 - UTD Supports Bond Referendum To Help Ailing Schools
08/02/12 - 10 most inaccurate school reform axioms
07/30/12 - President Aronowitz elected Vice President of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Executive Council
07/13/12 - Carol City Elementary Teacher Named Florida Teacher of the Year
06/27/12 - Aronowitz Speaks out About Principals' Evaluations
06/26/12 - Teachers Should Be Evaluated Like Athletes: Here's Why
06/20/12 - Bargaining Talks Continue Over Summer
06/07/12 - IPEGS and Administrative Performance Survey 2012
06/06/12 - IPEGS Insanity
06/05/12 - "THE TIME IS NOW" Membership Recruiter Winner is Bruce Kozlowski
05/30/12 - Opening Remarks By UTD President Karen Aronowitz Collective Bargaining 2012-2015 May 30, 2012
05/22/12 - Official Contract Re-Ratification Results
05/22/12 - UTD Proposes Salary Increases and Extra Pay for High-Performing Teachers
05/21/12 - Veterans’ Grove Ribbon Cutting
05/21/12 - NBC’s Education Nation Teacher Town Hall – Sunday, May 20, 2012 at the New World Center on Miami Beach
05/08/12 - Notification of Contract Re-Ratification Vote
05/08/12 - UTD Membership Splash Top Recruiter
05/08/12 - Mistakes On Translated State Math Exams Add Up
05/07/12 - UTD Multicultural Celebration a Huge Success
05/07/12 - UTD Member, Alexandre Lopes Chosen as Finalist in State's Teacher of the Year Award
04/18/12 - Pension case headed directly to Florida Supreme Court
04/10/12 - Preparations for Upcoming Contract Negotiations
04/04/12 - Do you want to work on improving our salaries and healthcare options?
04/04/12 - FEA CHALLENGES STATE ON PERFORMANCE PAY RULE
04/03/12 - SPARKS Retreat - Exciting Professional Development Opportunity for Early Career UTD Members
03/09/12 - DODGED A BULLET --PARENT TRIGGER BILL FAILS 20/20 VOTE
03/06/12 - Judge Rules in Favor of Pension Lawsuit. State Ordered Money to be Repaid to Employees
02/29/12 - Public Employees Relations Commission (PERC) Rules on June and August 2011 Ratifications
02/28/12 - Teacher of the Year Presented with New Toyota at UTD Annual Picnic
02/27/12 - Changing the Rules in the Middle of the Game
02/24/12 - Schools in Danger - State Board of Ed. Rule Change Puts More Schools in Jeopardy of Failing
02/21/12 - Seuss, on the Loose in Miami!
02/17/12 - This is the economic reality being created by the Florida legislature.
02/16/12 - School Board Ratifies Contract
02/13/12 - Official Contract Ratification Results
02/07/12 - UTD Health Care Plan 2012
02/02/12 - Group of Union Leaders speak at State Capitol
01/27/12 - Tentative Agreement Reached
01/24/12 - Collective Bargaining Update
01/19/12 - National union leader visits Miami to observe school's progress
01/12/12 - Governor Gives State of State Address
12/05/11 - Labor Rally sent message to Florida's legislators
12/01/11 - Judge Strikes Amendment 7 from 2012 Ballot
11/30/11 - United Teachers of Dade takes elections seriously
11/29/11 - HealthCare 411
11/23/11 - Calendar Committee met to review the Calendar Survey results and make recommendations
11/17/11 - Playground at Edison Park Elementary
11/16/11 - Flexible Spending Account(FSA) Renewal/Changes for 2012
11/15/11 - 2012-13 Proposed School Calendars
11/15/11 - FEA/R Classroom Enhancement Grant
11/14/11 - UTD Healthcare Negotiations
11/14/11 - Capping off the week ... VICTORY IN OHIO
11/09/11 - UTD President Aronowitz states, "Big win for Ohio points the way for Florida!"
11/09/11 - U.S. Education Secretary to Hold Second #AskArne Twitter Town Hall
11/03/11 - UTD President Aronowitz Meets with President Obama to Discuss American Jobs Act
11/03/11 - Retirement Hearing Update
11/01/11 - Repeal of the Middle Grades In Curriculum Certification
10/25/11 - Aronowitz Denounces Tallahassee Budget Cuts as Borderline Criminal
10/21/11 - Race to the Top Survey for Teachers
10/19/11 - Public Education on Chopping Block Again!
10/04/11 - Teachers awarded bonuses!
09/27/11 - Miami Residents Rally in Support of American Jobs Act
09/21/11 - Agreement Reached on School Improvement Grant (SIG) for ETO Schools
09/21/11 - SPECIAL OPEN ENROLLMENT for HOSPITAL SUPPLEMENTAL PLAN - Family Life.
09/20/11 - Job Protection Agreement Reached
09/14/11 - Florida lawmakers to invest in children and stop attacks
09/14/11 - Teachers union challenging merit-pay bill
09/12/11 - Take Our FCAT Survey Today!
09/08/11 - Race to the Top Ratified - School Board Votes Unanimously
09/08/11 - Education Nation Summit -- Sunday, September 25, 2011
09/01/11 - Join United Teachers of Dade and the Florida PTA in saying NO to Education Cuts!
08/31/11 - United Teachers of Dade Bargaining Unit Ratifies Race to the Top Agreement
08/25/11 - ETO Informational Meetings - For UTD Members ONLY
08/25/11 - UTD Contract Ratification Rumor Control
08/19/11 - Race to the Top Ratification Vote August 29 - August 31
08/19/11 - Miami Norland Community Conversation Huge Success
08/19/11 - United Teachers of Dade Supports Needy Students in Liberty City
08/18/11 - New 2011-12 Professional Leave Option for Teachers: Limited Time to Enroll
08/16/11 - Make Your Voices Heard! Join United Teachers of Dade at redistricting hearing!
08/11/11 - United Teachers of Dade opened negotiations for the 2011-12 school year
08/01/11 - Congratulations to the UTD Steward of the Year Finalists
07/28/11 - UTD President, "This is not a budget for celebration. It is a survival budget."
07/21/11 - Future of Public Education Forum - August 15
07/21/11 - Florida education association joins in lawsuit challenging Amendment 7
07/15/11 - Miami Central and Miami Edison High to remain open
07/12/11 - UTD attends the NEA Representative Assembly in Chicago
07/08/11 - Public Schools Fare Better Than Charter Schools on FCAT
07/01/11 - Judge Denied Motion to Segregate Funds - Lawsuit still moving forward
06/30/11 - D.O.E. Released Test Scores
06/30/11 - Teacher Talk - "Coffee and Conversation"
06/22/11 - Notice of Hearing - Update on Pension Lawsuit
06/20/11 - FEA suing state over pay cuts to teachers, other state workers for pension “contribution”
06/19/11 - Representative Dwight Bullard in Support of Lawsuit Filed by FEA
06/10/11 - New Law Targets Florida Teachers--SB 736 An Attack on Teachers and Schools
06/09/11 - 2011 UTD Steward of the Year Nominees
06/08/11 - Impasse Agreement Protects Jobs and Insurance- Ratification Vote June 3-7, 2011
06/06/11 - Special Master Decision Regarding the UTD/MDCPS Impasse for 2010-2011
05/20/11 - Class Size Amendment Update
05/07/11 - Legislative Session Comes to a Close .. Report on final legislative votes
05/03/11 - REP. CYNTHIA STAFFORD STATEMENT Re K-12 EDUCATION FUNDING BILL
05/02/11 - ALABAMA RELIEF
05/02/11 - Conference Committee reaches agreement on FRS changes
05/02/11 - FINAL OPPORTUNITY TO IMPACT STATE BUDGET NEGOTIATIONS!
04/30/11 - Teachers "Grade-In" at local malls
04/29/11 - Gag bill hits a bump in the road ... but the road is long
04/25/11 - Real issues with virtual schools
04/18/11 - THE REAL INTENT OF SB 830 IS REVEALED!
04/17/11 - Union Gag Bill On the Move
04/12/11 - CALL SENATE BUDGET COMMITTEE MEMBERS ABOUT SB 830 (UNION GAG BILL)
04/08/11 - FLORIDA STATE BUDGET GOING TO CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
04/07/11 - REP. BULLARD RAISES CONCERNS OVER PROPOSED EDUCATION BUDGET
04/04/11 - Budget Conforming Bills Passed by Budget Committees
04/01/11 - Walk-In to Support Public Education
03/30/11 - The End of Professional Service Contracts? Call now!!!
03/14/11 - Merit pay -- an illusion
03/14/11 - Union Gag bill passes House committee
03/11/11 - UTD LEGISLATIVE ALERT -- Florida Senate Passed a New Version of SB6. It has many of the same problems.
03/10/11 - Schools in Danger from Proposed Budget Cuts
03/10/11 - House version of "teacher quality" bill, HB 7019 being heard today
03/09/11 - "Teacher Quality" Bill being Fast Tracked through the Senate! CALL AND EMAIL YOUR LEGISLATOR NOW!
03/07/11 - UTD Members Rally at Membership Picnic sending Florida Legislature a message.
03/04/11 - IMPORTANT LEGISLATIVE BILLS TO TRACK!
03/04/11 - President Obama Visits Local High School
02/25/11 - Union Labor Rally at the Mahi Temple
02/24/11 - Teacher Bill Moves Forward
02/23/11 - House "Teacher Quality" Bill, PC KCOS 11-01, and Senate Bill (SB736) being heard in respective committees today
02/21/11 - Miami-Dade County Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of the Year - A recognition of teaching excellence!
02/19/11 - United Teachers of Dade Calls for Show of Solidarity-- Urges Members to Wear Black Ribbons
02/19/11 - 2+2=5...SB 736 doesn't add up
02/19/11 - Miami-Dade Delegation - Call, write or email your Legislators NOW!
02/18/11 - House "Teacher Quality" Bill released
02/17/11 - Senate Hearing of Pension Reform - Friday, Feb. 18, 2011
02/16/11 - Education Policy Discussion
02/16/11 - Health Insurance Open Enrollment Begins February 16 for Two Weeks
02/15/11 - Collective Bargaining Update - District Withdraws Service Incentive
02/10/11 - Top Union Leaders Discuss Upcoming Legislative Session in Florida
02/08/11 - Neighbors’ Class Acts feature profiles UTD Member Janis Klein-Young
02/07/11 - 'Teacher Quality' to be voted on this week
02/02/11 - Summit: Education reform should mean supporting public education
02/01/11 - Senate Releases "Teacher Quality Bill"
01/31/11 - UTD Member wins $1000 for Herself and Her School
01/31/11 - Aronowitz Represents United States / AFT at International Women's Conference
01/28/11 - Merit Teacher Pay Debate Update
01/27/11 - Count down to Legislative Session 2011 -- Teacher Quality Debate Begins Again
01/27/11 - Florida Retirement HB303
01/26/11 - Speaking UP for Public Education Community Forums
01/14/11 - Important Update Regarding our Negotiations
01/10/11 - INGRID ROBLEDO - Everyday Hero
12/31/10 - Let Your Voice Be Heard!
12/31/10 - Melissa Institute For Violence Prevention and Treatment - 15th Annual Conference- Bolstering Resilience: A Life-span Perspective
12/08/10 - UTD President Aronowitz Declares Impasse – “Teachers’ Families Need to Know”
12/02/10 - Community Engagement Project
12/01/10 - Alphabet Soup as seen in the UTD Activist
11/30/10 - Debra Reddick - 2010 UTD Steward if the Year
11/15/10 - District Officials to UTD: It’s the Best We Can Do at This Time
11/09/10 - To All Members Working with Special Ed Students
11/05/10 - Message from Karen Aronowitz
11/05/10 - FEA-Retired Awarding Two $100 Grants
11/05/10 - Thinking about refinancing or purchasing a home?
09/28/10 - T.I.F. Teacher Incentive Fund
09/22/10 - First Bargaining Session Held to Re-Open UTD/M-DCPS Contract
09/03/10 - UTD Members Get Active!