Does BCFPE have your current contact information? We are reaching out to all members to update their contact information in our database. We want to keep you abreast of all of our activities, and in a time where it is difficult to meet in person, we especially need our members' mailing and email contact information.
UPDATE: At the Nov. 2, 2023 scheduled Executive Board meeting, members voted unanimously to appoint Ben Little to the vacant Area 2 Vice Presidentposition, and Danielle Drell to the vacant Area 5 Vice President position. Ben and Danielle will serve out the remainder of the term.
On June 8, 2023 at the scheduled BCFPE Executive Board Meeting and at the September 1st General Membership Meeting, membership were notified of the pass thru dues increase for both the state and national federations and AFL-CIO CLC. The pass thru dues increase totals $1.49 cents per pay making the BCFPE dues deduction a total of $26.92 per pay effective October 1, 2023.
Summer is upon us, and parents, children and teachers are winding down from what has been an exhausting and fully operational school year—the first since the devastating pandemic. The long-lasting impact of COVID-19 has affected our students’ and families’ well-being and ignited the politics surrounding public schools. All signs point to the coming school year unfolding with the same sound and fury, and if extremist culture warriors have their way, being even more divisive and stressful.