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Informational Meetings:

  • Evergreen Valley College PD Day
    Thursday, August 31, 2017
  • San Jose City College PD Day
    Friday, September 1, 2017

Upcoming Executive Board/
Membership Meetings

Friday, September 15, 2017
San José City College, SC-104

2017 Fall Meeting SchedulePDF

Current AFT 6157 Collective Bargaining Agreement

2014-17, Reopener 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016PDF

2015-16 Salary Schedules

Contract Forms

Online fillable PDFs

AFT 6157 Newsletter May 2017

Faculty Matters

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16th Annual AFT 6157 Picnic

Prez Sez...

Noncredit offerings should be treated the same as credit courses

Members of the AFT 6157 participated in several important events in late April and early May...We at the AFT 6157 have rejected the noncredit teaching load of 25 hours. The Executive Board has created important arguments to oppose the differential treatment of our credit and noncredit faculty. We are extremely blessed to have this group of social justice advocates on our Executive Board... continued

Introducing Edna Dolatre

Dental assisting instructor, with more than 30 years of experience, is a ‘mover and shaker’

I am delighted to have the pleasure of introducing Edna Dolatre to our AFT community and to serve as her mentor. The AFT Mentorship Program was designed to provide support for new full-time faculty members and to also present the opportunity for us to become acquainted with our newest faculty member... continued

ACCJC Part Deux

Is It Real Change or a Trojan Horse?

When bullies finally get their nose bloodied by someone they thought they could intimidate and when they realize they have met their match and finally learned that some people or groups just won’t back down or be victimized, they can experience a moment of clarity. The ACCJC had that experience when they tried to bully CFT and its members by attacking our brothers and sisters at City College of San Francisco (CCSF). There is an old saying: “It isn’t the size of the dog in the fight; it is the size of the fight in the dog that matters.”... continued

Can Noncredit Education Increase Our Enrollment?

As enrollment decreases in our colleges, the District is looking for ways to attract new students. One way to do that is to create “bridge” classes to bridge the gap for students who are not quite ready for college level credit classes. The hope is the students would take these free classes and then continue on through our credit program... continued

Congratulations to our Two AFT 6157 Candidates Who Were Elected by White Ballot

Elaine Ortiz Kristich
EVC Full Time Representative
Andres Quintero
EVC Adjunct Representative
Read their statements here.

What Has the Union Done for You Lately?

Pay for Work Done: EVC Translation and Interpretation Program. Full-time faculty in the Translation and Interpretation Program were informed by their dean Merryl Kravitz that they had to grade exams taken by students who were newly entering the program. ... Union Fights and Wins at Least One Additional Full-Time Faculty to be Hired at EVC: At the Board of Trustee meeting on a Tuesday evening in March, a letter was read by VP of Student Services Adela Swinson from EVC President Henry Yong...continued

AFT 6157 Mentorship Program Video




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