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   VERY IMPORTANT TEAMSTERS LOCAL 502:CASA  TOWN HALL WITH PA STATE & PHLADELPHIA CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS SEEKING SUPPORT FOR FULL AND FAIR FUNDING IN THE POST COVID 19             EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT ON:
 THURSDAY, MAY 28TH @ 6:00 P.M. UNTIL 7:30 P.M.
           ZOOM.US NOTIFICATION COMING VIA     
       FACEBOOK AND E-MAIL & PRINTED BELOW:
             ZOOM ID: 874 0837 6802  PW: 414937
PLEASE SEE CASA RESPONSE TO CHROMEBOOK DISTRIBUTION LINK BELOW & ON CO-VID 19 PAGES
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  1. JUNE 2ND: ELECTION DAY: SIGN UP FOR VOTE BY MAIL AT PA VOTER SERVICES. COPY LINK BELOW:
 https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/OnlineAbsentee
Application/#/OnlineAbsenteeBegin 
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FOR A PAPER COPY GO TO THE FOLLOWING: https://www.votespa.com/Register-to-Vote/Documents/PADOS_mailInapplication.pdf
MANDATORY PROFESSIONAL GROWTH PARTNERSHIP (PGP) FUND MEETINGS WERE HELD VIA ZOOM ON FRIDAY, APRIL 17TH @ 4:30 P.M.; TUESDAY, APRIL 21ST@ 4:30 P.M.; AND FRIDAY, APRIL 24TH @ 6:00 P.M., WITH A MAKE-UP SESSION ON MAY 13TH. YOU WERE REQUIRED TO  ZOOM IN AND PARTICIPATE IN AT LEAST ONE PGP FUND MEETING TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR PGP FUND REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE 2019 - 2020 SCHOOL YEAR.

MAY 1ST - JUNE 30TH: PENNSYLVANIA STATE ETHICS COMMISSION FINANCIAL INTERESTS FORM DUE AS FOLLOWS:
THEN SAVE A COPY, SUBMIT ONLINE, AND E-MAIL THE COPY TO VALERIE COLLINS (VCOLLINS@PHILASD.ORG) IN THE SDP TALENT OFFICE
LEARN HOW TO NAVIGATE THE REMOTE CLASSROOM THROUGH TEAMSTERS LOCAL 502:CASA

DEAR BROTHERS & SISTERS:
ZOOM IN AND JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT LOCAL 502: CASA VIRTUAL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING  ON WEDNESDAY,  JUNE 17TH  VIA ZOOM.US AT 5:00 P.M.!
SIGN ON WITH A CASA FRIEND!


WISHING A GOOD MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND TO ALL OF OUR TEAMSTERS LOCAL 502:
CASA MEMBERS !!
THANK YOU FOR ALL OF YOUR STRONG WORK ON BEHALF OF OUR STUDENTS, FAMILIES, FACULTIES, & STAFF.
SCHOOLS CLOSED:
MARCH 16 - TO BE DETERMINED
AS WE COURAGEOUSLY BATTLE
CO-VID 19, PLEASE REMAIN  SAFE AND HEALTHY AS YOU CONTINUE TO WORK TO KEEP SDP GOING. PLEASE STAY-IN-PLACE AT HOME AFTER YOUR WORK DUTIES AS MUCH AS IS FEASIBLE AT THIS TIME.
(SEE LINK ABOVE)
DEAR BROTHERS & SISTERS:
ZOOM IN AND JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT LOCAL 502: CASA VIRTUAL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING  ON WEDNESDAY,  JUNE 17TH  VIA ZOOM.US AT 5:00 P.M.!
SIGN ON WITH A CASA FRIEND!
LEARN HOW TO NAVIGATE THE REMOTE CLASSROOM THROUGH TEAMSTERS LOCAL 502:CASA
CLICK THE LINK: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1SdA6rs8oYzAS-vDCES_ndRA-IZdNCWbSMUKMcvBmj94/edit?usp=sharing

Please take a moment and support us by completing the survey so that we can support you by preparing a workshop that meets your needs.  

Please click on the link to fill out the survey:

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PGP FUND 2019-20
        We   have been working hard to preserve the longevity of the Professional Growth Partnership Fund.  In the Shared Documents Tab is the agreement between the SDP and CASA. The deadline for submission of the 2019-20 PGP Application is June 30, 2020. The limit for reimbursement is $600.
PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THIS CLARIFICATION SECTION:
  • Avoid purchasing gadgets (i.e. apple watches; fit-bits, etc.)
  • Computers/IPADS/  hardware & software can only be purchased this year if not purchased within the last three years. SMART PHONES are on a separate three year cycle. The item must be paid for in-full. PHONE PLAN OR  INSTALLMENT PLAN PURCHASES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR PGP FUND REIMBURSEMENT.
  • Only the CASA Member can purchase the items. The last four digits of your credit card IN YOUR NAME must be on the receipt. Also, when submitting your PGP Fund application, include a copy of your credit card, with only the last four digits showing.
  • College / graduate school tuition is reimbursable, providing you were actively enrolled in the course during the period for which you are requesting reimbursement. Professional seminars / conferences are also reimbursable, providing the topic is connected to the main body of the work that you perform, and the event / membership is for the current year 2019-20 only.  STUDENT LOAN PAYMENTS ARE NOT REIMBURSABLE FROM THE PGP FUND.

    We will be happy to answer any questions. Please call the CASA Office at 215-236-7222 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. daily if your need further clarification.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS SCHOOL DISTRICT MONEY!  PLEASE SPEND WISELY

Thank you for your cooperation.

In Solidarity,
Dr. Robin Cooper, President, Teamsters Local 502:CASA



RECOGNITION:

PDK AWARDS BANQUET @ COURTYARD MARRIOTT CITY LINE:
MAY 6TH, 2021 @ 6:00 PM:
CONGRATULATIONS ON RECEIVING SPECIAL PDK RECOGNITION AS A DISTINGUISHED ADMINISTRATOR FOR OUR OWN
PRESIDENT DR. ROBIN P. COOPER ! (2019)
&
SECRETARY-TREASURER:
 DR. DONALD J. ANTICOLI ! (2021)


PHI DELTA KAPPA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
CHAPTER 19, GREATER PHILADELPHIA AREA IS A MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATION OF PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS FOUNDED IN 1916. PLEASE SEE LINK BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION AND ACCESS TO THE
                  PHI DELTA   
KAPPA INTERNATIONAL




           UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
CHAPTER 19, GREATER PHILADELPHIA AREA
MEMBERSHIP ANDINFORMATIONAL LINKS


                                                                                    



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                National Website:

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See Phi Delta Kappa International University of Pennsylvania Chapter 19, Greater Philadelphia Area Fact Sheet Below:

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         THE GRIEVANCE  FORM IS NOW AVAILABLE IN THE SHARED DOCUMENTS SECTION.
CONTACT  DON ANTICOLI : DJA7262@GMAIL.COM OR 215-236-7222 WITH ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE GRIEVANCE PROCESS.
Having a work-related problem/conflict involving two CASA members? TRY CASA MEDIATION FIRST!
                       Call the CASA office for support @ 215-236-7222
 CORNERSTONE: PLEASE E-MAIL AMBER PAIGE @ arpaige@philasd.org   WITH  ANY OF YOUR CORNERSTONE  QUESTIONS.
                                     CONTACT INFORMATION  UPDATES
   TO ALL TEAMSTERS LOCAL 502 MEMBERS: IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOU UPDATE YOUR MAILING ADDRESS AND CONTACT INFORMATION AT TEAMSTERS LOCAL 502: CASA, SO YOU CAN RECEIVE OUR NEWSLETTER WITH IMPORTANT UNION INFORMATION, AS WELL AS UPDATES ON BENEFITS, ELECTIONS, JOB ACTIONS, AND UPCOMING SOCIAL EVENTS.
        PLEASE PROVIDE UPDATED CONTACT INFORMATION BY CALLING 215-236-7222 OR E-MAILING SECRETARY - TREASURER DR. DON ANTICOLI AT DJA7262@GMAIL.COM. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION IN THIS VERY IMPORTANT MATTER.
        
     ATTENTION ALL 12 MONTH TEAMSTERS LOCAL 502: CASA EMPLOYEES:

  • Vacation Time:
    • Normal vacation accrual is 1.83 days per month, which equals 22 days per year.
    • You may accrue up to 44 days in your vacation account. After 44 days, the accrual ceases. Best practice is to accrue no more than 40 days of vacation time, so that your vacation accrual is continuous.
    • You may use vacation days throughout the year, except for September, and any PA State Assessment dates (Keystone and/or PSSA) unless special permission is granted.

  • PROTECT YOURSELF WITH EDUCATOR LIABILITY INSURANCE & LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE:
        EDUCATOR LIABILITY INSURANCE (ELI) & LONG TERM CARE (LTC) INSURANCE are important pieces of security for protecting yourself. PLEASE SEE THE ANNOUNCEMENTS PAGE FOR IMPORTANT, PERTINENT INFORMATION ON ELI & THE SHARED DOCUMENTS PAGE FOR LTC INFORMATION AND A QUOTE REQUEST FORM.

TEAMSTERS LEGAL DEFENSE FUND: CALL  1 - 877 - 744 - 7550 AND SPEAK TO ERICA PARKEY AT AMERICAN LEGAL SERVICES FOR INFORMATION. SEE THE TLDF FILE IN THE SHARED DOCUMENTS SECTION FOR AN APPLICATION. CONTACT SECRETARY-TREASURER DR. DON ANTICOLI FOR INFORMATION AT DJA7262@GMAIL.COM.

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                                                                NEXT VIRTUAL STEWARDS' MEETING:
                                           MONDAY, JUNE 1ST @ 4:30 P.M. via ZOOM 
                                         CHECK THE STEWARDS GROUP ME PAGE FOR THE LOG-IN

                                                       CASA STEWARDS / E.B. TRAINING RETREAT: TBD
         THANK YOU TO ALL FOR THEIR TIME, EFFORT, AND INPUT !!
    NEXT VIRTUAL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING:
      WEDNESDAY 06/17/2020 AT 5:00 P.M.
       {VIRTUAL MEETING VIA ZOOM.US}

WE LOOK FOR 100% ATTENDANCE BY OUR FINE STEWARDS!!

Thank you to all Stewards for your attendance and participation!
Your input is valued and appreciated!

UPDATES: As of January 1, 2019: SDP is no longer allowing 403b and/or 457b contributions to MET LIFE or TIAA-CREF. The remaining providers are AXA, Lincoln Investments, or VALIC, which is changing its name to AIG Retirement Services. Please call the SDP Benefits Office at 215-400-6116 for additional information or visit https:www.philasd.org/benefits/home/403-b-457b-savings-plans/
As of January 1, 2020, our  dental plan coverage is now provided by CIGNA. If your current dentist was on the United Concordia list, then CIGNA should still cover future charges from your current dentist.  You can learn more about CIGNA Dental on the SDP benefits website: www.philasd.org/benefits, or by calling 215-400-4630, or visit www.myCigna.com.,  or by calling 1-800-244-6224.
MARCH 20TH IS THE DEADLINE FOR TEN-MONTH EMPLOYEES TO RETIRE SO THAT THEY CAN RECEIVE HEALTH BENEFITS UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1ST.
TWELVE MONTH PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES MUST PROVIDE TWO MONTHS
(60 DAYS) NOTICE OF RETIREMENT TO MAINTAIN TERMINATION BENEFITS.
OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR HEALTH BENEFIT CHANGES OR ADDITIONS WILL OCCUR IN MAY & JUNE 2020. YOU MAY CHANGE YOUR COVERAGE OR
ADD /SUBTRACT FAMILY MEMBERS AT THIS TIME. FOR SECOND YEAR AND LONGER MEMBERS, YOU MAY OPT INTO PERSONAL CHOICE 20-30-70. CHANGES DONE IN MAY ARE EFFECTIVE FOR JULY 1ST. CHANGES DONE IN JUNE ARE EFFECTIVE FOR AUGUST 1ST. CHANGES CAN ONLY BE DONE ONCE DURING OPEN ENROLLMENT, UNLESS A LIFE CHANGING EVENT OCCURS, SUCH AS MARRIAGE, BIRTH OF A CHILD, OR A SPOUSE OR DEPENDENT CHILD LOSING HEALTH BENEFITS. CONTACT SDP BENEFITS OFFICE AT 215-400-4630 OR BENEFITS@PHILASD.ORG WITH ANY QUESTIONS.





 NEXT MEETING INFORMATION IS BELOW:
STEWARDS MEETING: MONDAY, JUNE 1ST @ 4:30 P.M.
{VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM.US: LINK IS ON GROUP ME}
NEXT CASA GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS:
WEDNESDAY JUNE 17TH AT 5:00 P.M.
{VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM.US}

                                ALL ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT MEMBERS ARE WELCOME:
MAKE SURE YOU ARE A FULL MEMBER
****SIGN ON WITH A NEW MEMBER!****

 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
TEAMSTERS LOCAL 502: CASA
855 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19123
T: 215-236-7222
F: 215-236-9230


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CONGRATULATIONS TO LOCAL 502:CASA MEMBERS TAMARA EDWARDS, DR. JAMES MURRAY, & BARBARA WELLS FOR WINNING   THE DISTINGUISHED LEADER LINDBACK AWARD!
                                                   AND TO
DWYONNE DAVIS-HARRIS, PHIL DELUCA AND DAN PEOU FOR ATTAINING THE MARTIN L. GLASSMAN COMMITMENT TO EDUCATION AWARD AT THE SCHOOLMEN'S CLUB ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER ON DECEMBER 5TH, 2019!

                                    EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
MARCH 16TH - TBD: SDP SCHOOLS CLOSED DUE TO
                                 C0-VID 19 & SPRING BREAK.

        THE FIVE DAY  MANDATORY VACATION DAY CONTRACTUAL        PROVISION DURING WINTER/SPRING BREAKS IS WAIVED FOR THIS   YEAR 2019-2020.


    MAY 1ST: PENNSYLVANIA STATE ETHICS COMMISSION FINANCIAL INTERESTS FORM DUE AS FOLLOWS: EXTENDED TO JULY 1ST.
THEN SAVE  A COPY, SUBMIT ONLINE, AND E-MAIL A COPY TO     VALERIE COLLINS(VCOLLINS@PHILASD.ORG) IN THE SDP TALENT OFFICE.
           JUNE 1ST: VIRTUAL STEWARDS MEETING: 4:30 P.M.
                       {ZOOM LINK IS ON GROUP ME PAGE}

         JUNE 2ND: ELECTION DAY: SCHOOLS CLOSED
      SIGN UP FOR VOTE BY MAIL AT PA VOTER SERVICES.
                                       SEE LINK BELOW:
        https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/OnlineAbsentee
                      Application/#/OnlineAbsenteeBegin 
FOR A PAPER COPY GO TO:   https://www.votespa.com/Register-to-Vote/Documents/PADOS_mailInapplication.pdf


            JUNE 17TH: LOCAL 502: CASA LAST VIRTUAL MEETING
                           OF THE YEAR @ 5:00 P.M. VIA ZOOM.US    
    
       SCHOOLS & ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES CLOSED:   
         MARCH 16 - TBD 2020: SDP SCHOOLS CLOSED
            DUE TO CO-VID 19  CRISIS & SPRING BREAK.              
                              MAY 25, 2020: MEMORIAL DAY