PLEASE HELP SAVE OUR SCHOOLS
FEWER TEACHERS + FEWER PROGRAMS = LESSER QUALITY
Please sign the petition below to show your support of Andover Public Schools
66 Teachers Received Pink Slips in Andover
Computer Science initially Eliminated at the High School by the Principal! Math teachers step up and request that it be reinstated for the 2012 – 2013 school year.
Environmental Science Eliminated at the High School!
Click Here to read an article by AEA Vice President, Jen Meagher describing some of the changes by the School Committee and Superintendent.
Click Here to read an article by the AEA President pleading with the School Committee to stop its march to mediocre schools.
Click Here to read a compelling article describing the damaging changes the School Committee wants to make to Andover High School
Click Here to view the AEA General Meeting Presentation regarding the high school schedule.
Click Here to see the most recent (December 2011) Standard & Poors Bond Rating, in which they indicate “the town’s extrememly strong tax base and very strong household income measures.” They clearly highlight just how vibrant Andover’s financial health is. Andover can boast enormous buying power and among the lowest unemployment rates in the state.
According to the report, Andover’s “Median household effective buying income is very strong at 157% of the commonwealth level and 182% of the national level.” In addition, they note “Unemployment has historically trended below both commonwealth and national rates and has shown relative resilience during the recession. The rate averaged 6.5% in 2010 and was just 5.7% as of September 2011.
Click Here to read the latest letter to the editor from AEA Vice President, Jen Meagher.
Click Here to see Chair, Annie Gilbert, refuse to allow AEA Vice President, Jen Meagher, a voice in last week’s school committee meeting on 2/9/2012.
Please read Renee Drueke’s letter refuting the School Committee’s proposal for the high school schedule. Click here to read the letter.
Please check out our Negotiations Page for updates on the mediation process.
Who We Are
The Andover Education Association is a labor union of professional educators composed of teachers, nurses, instructional assistants, and school secretaries in the public schools of Andover, MA.
Membership is over 800 strong, and we are affiliated with the Massachusetts Teachers Association and the National Education Association. Our governing board is based on proportional representation from 10 school buildings. We also democratically elect officers annually for our executive board.
The Andover Education Association is committed to the advancement of its members, the quality of education in Andover, and the integrity of the teaching profession. We consider public education to be our society’s greatest achievement.
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Website Updated: 8/13/2012