PRESS RELEASE: TAAAC Calls for Transparency Around $4.4 Million Surplus Transfer

PRESS RELEASE: TAAAC Calls for Transparency Around $4.4 Million Surplus Transfer

The Executive Director of the Teachers Association of Anne Arundel County, Kenneth Page, released a statement in reaction to the upcoming County Council hearing on June 7 during which a bill will be voted on to transfer $4.4 million in surplus funding out of the Instructional Salaries and Wages category of the FY 2021 budget.…

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Want to become a member organizer with TAAAC?

Want to become a member organizer with TAAAC?

TAAAC is hiring part-time member organizers to build community and increase power amongst members. During the summer, you will receive training on ways to accomplish the two primary goals of recruiting new members and building leadership capacity with existing members. And, the best tool(s) to meet these goals are one-on-one conversations — member to member. …

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Why Anne Arundel Should Invest More in Schools

Why Anne Arundel Should Invest More in Schools

Public schools are critically important assets for all communities, including Anne Arundel County.  The county government appropriates more than $700 million a year in local funds for its schools, supporting more than 80,000 students and 10,000 employees. The county’s local contribution per pupil is higher than many other counties in Maryland and county leaders have…

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Two important things have been finalized on November 18, 2020

First, the Board of Education voted 9-0 in favor or ratifying (accepting) the Negotiated Agreement between TAAAC and AACPS for this school year 2020-2021. This contract goes into effect immediately. The step increases for those eligible should be applied to the January 13 paycheck for 12-month employees and the February 10 paycheck for 10-month employees.…

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Announcement of Opening for the Position of Executive Director

The Teachers Association of Anne Arundel County (TAAAC) is seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director. BACKGROUND TAAAC represents 6,200 dues paying, pre-K- 12 teachers and other professionals in the Anne Arundel County School system. The TAAAC office is located in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County, which encompasses rural, suburban and urban communities.…

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STRAW BALLOTS

Ratification materials for the Tentative Agreement reached between TAAAC and the Board of Education were distributed at TAAAC’s May 8th Representative Assembly (RA). The packets included settlement summaries, ballots, a tally sheet, and instructions to Association Representatives. AR’s were asked to hold a meeting to present the Agreement, handout and collect the ballots, tally them,…

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Ratification / Dates of Changes / Convention / "Apple" Graphic Use

Board of Education Ratifies Renegotiated Agreement On September 26, 2018, the Board of Education unanimously voted to ratify the renegotiated fiscal year 2019 salary and wage settlement with TAAAC. The renegotiations were made necessary by a $6.1 million cut made from the Board’s compensation request by the County Executive. The original Agreement consisted of a…

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Representative Assembly Ratifies Negotiated Agreement on Salaries and Wages

The Representative Assembly voted to accept the proposed agreement on salaries and wages at the September 12 meeting. This would include: a 2.1941% COLA across the board increase. a one step increase for eligible Unit 1 employees, effective January 2, 2019 for 12 month employees and February 13, 2019 for 10 month employees. an increase…

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