Wise Member Advice

Always, work now, grieve later!

Elections of AVUTA Officers and Representatives

Grants​

AVUTA Grants-Due Nov 30th


CTA Conference Grants


NEA Grants


Green Ribbon Schools-Due Jan 12

Presidential Award for Environmental Educators-Due March


Rotary Mini Grant


Cal Casualty Music/Art Grant


Energy/Sustainability Grants (K-8)-Now closed


Garden Grants

Donors Choose

Elmer's Toolkit Grants-Closed for Now!

Target Grants-Due October 1st

EE Mini Grants

Unsung Heroes

Bylaws

Committee

Contact the PAC Chair

avuta.pac@gmail.com

Contact the Elections Chair at avuta.elections@gmail.com

Grievances

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​​SCHOLARSHIPS
Applications on Home Page

Open March 1-31st!

 Criteria:
 1. Rep Council may establish a scholarship fund as a part of each year's budget.

 2. The amount in the fund shall be divided equally among all qualified applicants  beginning in October of the fiscal year.

 3. Applicants must fulfill ALL the following:

 *Applicant must have one of the following:
     a. biological child of an AVUTA member
     b. legally adopted
     c. legally dependent child of an AVUTA member
 *applicant must have graduated the previous academic year from an accredited  high school where there is a CTA bargaining unit
 *applicant must enroll in an accredited post-secondary educational program, such  as a junior college, 4-year university, or vocational/trade school

Need help with a grievance? 

Here are a few things you can use to determine if it a grievance or not:

CTA Grievance Packet or CTA quick grievance form 

Read the AVUTA/AVUSD Contract or use the AVUTA Grievance Paper for help 
If all else fails, email our Grievance Chair 
Wendy Kelly.

Political Action

Elections

Contact the Org. Chair

avuta.kristinwallace@gmail.com

Contact the Special Education Department

avuta.2ndvp@gmail.com

Committee:
Lance Arnt, Chair
Lincoln Esplin, PAC Treasurer
​​Monica Ortloff

LERON WHITFIELD

Nadine Arvizu, Sandia PreK


Organizing Team:
KRISTIN WALLACE, Chair
​​GREG MCMAHON, Vice Chair
AMAnda Wright
​terri rey

HEATHER WHITESIDE

​AMY MARKS


Committee Members:
Loralyn Farris, Chair
Holly Blagg, Vice Chair
Megan Lukehart

KAREN POST

TRACY JOHNSON

​CINDY ELLIOT

Contact the Bylaws Chair at

avuta.correspondingsecretary@gmail.com 

Special Education

Organizing

Committee Members​
Terri Rey, Chair
​Susan Karlgren
​Sandy Witcher
Josh Selle

BELINDA FRAZIER

ANNE HAIR

Negotiations

Email Mike Castellano at avuta.chiefnegotiator@gmail.com

Committee Members:
Wendy Kelly, Chair
Karen Post, Vice Chair
Janet Ambe​
​Tracy Johnson
Korin Mathis
Committee Members:
Jessica Cooley, Chair​
Amanda Wright
Heather Whiteside
Randi Evans

KRISTIN WALLACE

SANDY RODRIGUEZ



 Contact the Grievance Chair at wendykelly.avuta@gmail.com

Contact the Grant/Scholarship Chair at loralyn.farris@gmail.com

Negotiations team:
CHRIS WATKINS, Chief Negotiator
LESLIE MCNENLY, Vice Chair
Brent Ebmeyer
ERIKA LUKE
Julie Lubbe​

​JOEL LEWIS

Committee Members:​
Megan Lukehart, Chair
Lincoln Esplin, Vice Chair
Jessica Cooley
Loralyn Farris

BRUCE CONRAD