American Federation of Teachers, Local 6157
San José/Evergreen Faculty Association

March 26, 2014

Slide Show


Retiree Chapter of the
FA, AFT 6157R Spring MeetingPDF

FA, AFT 6157 Constitution (Draft) PDF

FA, AFT 6157 Bylaws (Draft) PDF


Fair Accreditation and
City College of San Francisco
SJCC Academic Senate Resolution PDF


Summary of the Tentative Agreement - Reopener Contract - July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014 PDF


Upcoming Executive Board/Membership Meetings

Friday April 4th, 2014
Evergreen Valley College - Library - Appi Mishra

CFT - Info On the Affordable Care Act "Obamacare" PDF


Affordable Care Act - Covered CA PDF


FA, AFT 6157 Faculty Members Dependents May Qualify!!! PDF




Prez Sez... Do You Want Leadership or Management?

A man once said, “The rise of management (managers) in a society always marks the decline of that culture”. He also said that a leader says, “follow me because you love me” and a manager says, “follow me or else”. I have known about these statements for years and often wondered as to the validity of each. Being a historian I know that nothing happens in a vacuum and that there is a cause and effect for everything. So there must... continue...


The EVC Connection To
Historic Landmarks

On November 1, 2013 McDonnell Hall was granted State Historical Landmark Status by the State Historical Resource Commission on a unanimous vote. In 1952, McDonnell Hall was the original mission church for Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish. In 1952 Father Donald McDonnell purchased the church and it was also in 1952 when Mayfair resident Cesar Chavez and other church members who literally hand sawed the church in half to move it from the Burbank area of San Jose to ... continue...


AFT 6157 Newsletter March 2014

Faculty Matters

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In The Safe Zone

A Safe Zone program was started this past fall by Joseph King, librarian at SJCC. The program consists of online and face to face training. The objective is for faculty, staff and administrators to work more effectively with gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students (LGBT). Safe Zone programs also include outreach programs, campus awareness and events. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), LGBT students have the highest rate of suicide of any student group and are the most marginalized. . ... continue...


Know Your Rights

Most of the time, full time faculty focus on either moving across the salary schedule or down the salary schedule. Adjunct faculty may only consider moving across to improve their pay. Yet, faculty seldom consider the option of an activity payment.

However, an activity payment is a possibility that does exist and can be worth a look.....continue...

FA AFT 6157 Annual Picnic - October 2013


AFT 6157 Mentorship Program Video PDF


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