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a Veteran’s Day Thank You to Moline District #40 Employees Who Have Served

On this Veteran’s Day, the MEA would like to thank the following Moline District #40 employees for their 99 years of combined service to our country!

Please join us in thanking:

~David Brown, Dean of Students, Wilson

~Lydia Valero Chappell, Special Ed Paraprofessional, Roosevelt

~Brian David, Family & Consumer Science Teacher, MHS

~Derek Knedler, Maintenance Dept., MHS

~Gregory Langfitt, Custodian, John Deere

~Chris McKenzie, Computer Teacher, JDMS

~Gayle Morrell, Substitute Teacher, Logan

~Gary C. Nickell Sr., Utility Kitchen Staff, Chartwells at MHS

~John Sullivan, Ed Tech User Support Specialist, MHS

~Douglas “Hadley” Vincent Swanson, Carpenter, Maintenance Dept., Coolidge

~Stacy VanDam, Library Paraprofessional, Roosevelt & Washington

~Gary Vols, General Maintainance, Warehouse, Coolidge

Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News | on November 10th, 2022 | No Comments »

November Monitor

Click here to view the November MEA Monitor … MEA Monitor – November 2022

Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Monitors | on November 8th, 2022 | No Comments »

September/October 2022 Moline District #40 Why Moline Winners

Congratulations to the September/October 2022 Moline District #40 Why Moline winners!

 

Amy Ciucci, World Language Teacher, MHS

Tiffany Denys, Art Teacher, Wilson Middle School

Jean Depoorter, Life Skills Teacher, Hamilton

Mark Rittenhouse, 4th Grade Teacher, Willard

 

Special thanks to our community partner, Jersey Mike’s Subs for donating lunch certificates for the winners!

 

Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, Why Moline Awards | on October 22nd, 2022 | No Comments »

2022-2023 AR List

Here is the 2022-2023 MEA AR List … MEA AR LIST 2022-2023 10_12_22.

Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: MEA ARs | on October 13th, 2022 | No Comments »

2022-2023 MEA Exec Board

Here is the 2022-2023 MEA Exec Board List … 2022-2023 Exec Board 10_12_22

Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: MEA Exec Board | on October 13th, 2022 | No Comments »

Nominations are Open for IEA Leadership Positions!

Are you interested in a new leadership position? The IEA is now accepting nominations for several positions including:

Region 18 Vice Chair – 2022-24 Term
Region Council Ethnic Minority Alternate – 2022-2024 Term
IEA-RA Delegate (IEA-RA will be held March 9-11, 2023)

If interested, please contact Susan Hafner today – all nomination applications close on November 2, 2022!

Good luck! 🙂

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Nominations | on October 12th, 2022 | No Comments »

2022-2023 MEA Meeting Schedule

Hello, everyone!

Welcome to the 2022-2023 School Year!

Attached is the 2022-2023 MEA Meeting Schedule … 2022-2023 MEA Meeting Schedule. Please note that the highlighted dates are in person; the other dates are remote via a link that will be sent out.

Hope to see you there!

Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: MEA Meeting Schedule | on August 23rd, 2022 | No Comments »

2021-2022 MEA Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the 2021-2022 MEA Scholarship winners:

Kayla Carizey, daughter of Robert Carizey (6th Grade Social Studies Teacher at Wilson)

and

Emma Olson, daughter of Dan Olson (8th Grade Science Teacher at Wilson).

Kayla plans to attend Loyola in Chicago to study elementary education.

Emma plans to attend Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville to study a STEM major and participate in the Air Force ROTC program with hopes to become a pilot.

     

Good luck to these fine young ladies as they enter the next phases of their lives!

Want to learn more about previous MEA Scholarship Winners? Click here: MEA Scholarship Winners.

Are you an MEA member with a senior graduating at the end of the 2022-2023 school year? Check back next spring for details about next year’s scholarship!

Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, MEA Scholarship | on May 17th, 2022 | No Comments »

4 Moline District #40 Teachers Nominated for QC Times Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to the four Moline District #4o teachers nominated for the QC Times Teacher of the Year:

Catherine Anderson from Butterworth

Alexa Harris from Roosevelt

Taylor Kiel from Hamilton

and

Trent Lamphier from MHS

If you would like to support them towards a win …

Here is a link to vote for Catherine:
https://qctimes.secondstreetapp.com/og/3feca426-91b3-4cf4-aed6-a4e521886065/gallery/327213302

Vote for Alexa here:
https://qctimes.secondstreetapp.com/og/3feca426-91b3-4cf4-aed6-a4e521886065/gallery/330053109

Vote for Taylor here:
https://qctimes.secondstreetapp.com/og/3feca426-91b3-4cf4-aed6-a4e521886065/gallery/327179145

and/or

Vote for Trent here:
https://qctimes.secondstreetapp.com/og/3feca426-91b3-4cf4-aed6-a4e521886065/gallery/327854671

Congratulations and good luck to all!

… and thank you to the Quad City Times for supporting teachers!

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

 

 

Published in: Good News, QC Times Teacher of the Year | on May 17th, 2022 | No Comments »

March/April 2022 Moline District #40 Why Moline Winners

Congratulations to the March/April 2022 Moline District #40 Why Moline winners!

 

Dawn Carnahan, Head Nurse, John Deere Middle School
Heidi Neels, 1st-grade teacher, Washington
Lindsay Owens, School Counselor, Lincoln-Irving
Tara Reed, Administrative Assistant, Washington
Kris Young, English Teacher, John Deere Middle School

 

Special thanks to our community partner, Jersey Mike’s Subs for donating lunch certificates for the winners!

 

Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, Why Moline Awards | on May 17th, 2022 | No Comments »