American Federation of Teachers, Local 6157
San José/Evergreen Federation of Teachers AFT 6157

August 14, 2015

Slide Show



AFT 6157 Annual Picnic - October 3, 2015 PDF
Celebrating the Lives of
Kieron Connolly & Paul Humann


AFT 6157 Collective Bargaining Agreement PDF

7/1/2014 through 6/30/17


AFT 6157 Negotiations Reopener Proposal 2015 PDF


Upcoming Executive Board/Membership Meetings

Friday September 11th, 2015
San José City College - SC 204 Student Center



Prez Sez... Measuring Progress - A Valuable Exercise

We all struggle with the concept of progress and how to measure whether we have made any. Most of us have all heard formulas for making that determination. Some are more complex than others and require a comprehensive evaluation of our strategic goals and the often complicated matrix for measuring how much is yet to be accomplished. continue...


The Power of Organizing

On Saturday April 11, 2015, I attended the co-sponsored San Jose / Evergreen Federation of Teachers AFT 6157 and Working Partnerships USA’s “Fourth Annual Student Success Beyond the Classroom Summit” held at Evergreen Valley College. The morning began with an inspiring welcome by the President of AFT 6157, Mr. David Yancey... continue...


AFT 6157 Newsletter May 2015

Faculty Matters

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Impassioned Teaching

It was the first basketball game of our P.E. class, and my team was setting up a game plan for our defense formation. They told me I was defending the “top,” but during that moment I had no idea what they were asking me to do; I just nodded my head and pretended I knew what they were talking about. Soon the whistle blew and it was time to play. I had enjoyed basketball before but I had never played on an actual team. I wasn’t familiar with neither strategy nor the rules of basketball. During the first month of class, our instructor, Professor Duke-Caruso, would discover that I knew nothing about ... continue...


AFT 6157 Contract Opening Proposal

While faculty are still reaping the benefits of the contract we voted to ratify in February 2015, the Union negotiations team was already hard at work finishing up the opening proposal for the reopener of the contract which expires June 30, 2015.

The process entails continuing to look at our surveys from last year and most importantly, for this 2015 reopener, you may remember that we cut about 50% of our negotiations proposals last year in order to settle the contract in time for the ACCJC visit. Therefore most of our proposals include proposals that were cut previously and that we will now be spending time on.. continue...

AFT 6157 Annual Picnic - October 2014


AFT 6157 Mentorship Program Video PDF



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