Mobley’s Message 01-30-2023

Happy Monday, SEA!  

We definitely are going to need the extra layers as we walk in and out of our buildings the next couple days.  Stay warm!

Today is our monthly SEA Building Rep meeting at the PLC from 3:30-5:00 PM.  As always, all members are welcome to attend.  If you would like to attend virtually, please email me for the Zoom link before 3 PM. 

This week’s January 30th Edition of the Monday Message is filled important information.  

Here are some of the highlights:

Lastly, the SEA and SEEO are running a CANDY GRAM fundraiser for the District 54 Education Foundation’s Crisis Fund in conjuntion with the Foundation’s Caring for Our Community Campaign.  We will send a Candy Gram with your own personalized message to anyone within the district for $5.  You may send as many Candy Gram as you wish!  The cost will be $5 per candy gram. For more information about this fundraiser, check out page three of the Monday Message. 

Click here to order your Candy Grams by Friday, February 10. 

That’s it for now.  See you at our Building Rep meeting today!

Mobley’s Message 01-23-2023

Good morning, SEA!  

This week’s edition of the Monday Message includes a Save the Date for the SEA/SEEO General Meeting on April 17. The event will be held at Chandler’s in Schaumburg with entertainment beginning at 3:30 PM and the program from 4-5:30 PM.  

Our General Meeting Planning Committee is looking for student groups or members to help us with entertainment, lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance, or sing the National Anthem.  If you have a suggestion, please fill out this General Meeting Entertainment and Performers Request by Friday, February 3

Other information you can find more about in this week’s Monday Message include…

That’s it for this week.  Make it a great one, everyone!

Mobley’s Message 01-16-2023

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day, SEA!

Check out this week’s Monday Message for a list of museum in Chicago offering free admission today in honor of MLK Day. 

Here are some other highlights you will find in the January 16 Edition of the Monday Message:

That’s it for today! Have a great week, SEA!

“The time is always right to do what is right.” ~Martin Luther King Jr.

Mobley’s Message 01-09-2023

Happy New Year 2023, SEA! Hope the past two weeks were enjoyable to you! 

Here is the link to the January 9th edition of the Monday Message.  

Highlights this week include…

  • December 2022 Region 35 Election results (attached)
  • Jason Eliasek Scholarship Application (attached)
  • SEA Award nominations – due January 20
  • IEA SCORE Grants – applications due January 15
  • NEA’s PSLF Fact Sheet: Navigating Student Debt (attached)

Region 35’s Cultural Competency Committee meeting originally schedule for this week has been postponed until Wednesday, February 1, 8 PM via Zoom.  Chair Adriana Caballero will be sending out information via Zoom to anyone who has attended our events in the past.  Contact her for more information (adrianacaballero@sd54.org). 

Have a great week back, SEA!

Mobley’s Message 12-19-2022

Good morning, SEA! Just four more days!  We’ve got this!  

Just a reminder today afterschool is our monthly Building Rep Meeting from 3:30-5:00 PM at the PLC.  All members are welcome to attend in person or via Zoom.  Please email me for the link to attend virtually. 

Here is the 12/19 Edition of the Monday Message

Highlighted this week are the following:

Enjoy every moment of your time off, SEA!  See you in 2023!

Mobley’s Message 12-12-2022

Good morning, SEA!

I believe the countdown to Winter Break has begun!  Less than two more weeks to go!

Here is the link to the December 12 edition of the Monday Message

Please be sure to vote in today’s SEA election.  Thank you to all of our building reps across the district volunteering time to run today’s vote.  The tally will not be until next Monday, December 19 (during our SEA Building Rep meeting).  We do need tally counters so if you can lend a hand, contact Kelly O’Reilly (kellyoreilly@sd54.org). 

Have a great week everyone and let’s hope for a little sunshine soon!

Mobley’s Message 12-05-2022

Good morning, SEA!

Can’t believe we made it to the last month of 2022!  Attached is the December 5 Edition of the Monday Message.  Here are some of the highlight’s you will find…

Have a great week everyone!  

Mobley’s Message 11-28-2022

Good morning, SEA!

Hope you had a great Thanksgiving break and enjoyed the time off!  I will send out a new edition of the Monday Message next Monday.  Here’s the link to last week’s edition in case you didn’t have a chance to view it due to conferences. 

Be sure to share any feedback about having parent/teacher conferences in November just once this year with your building representatives so that can share that with me during a discussion at the December building rep meeting.  

Mobley’s Message 11-21-2022

Happy Conferences Day, SEA!

Can’t believe we made it to our  conferences.  Hope your meetings with families go well today and tomorrow.  It will definitely be nice to have several days off for the Thanksgiving holiday!

Here is the link to the 11/21 Edition of the Monday Message.  

Some highlight’s in this week’s edition are listed below:

  • American Education Week Recap
  • SEA/SEEO $1 Per Member Donation to the D54 Food Pantries
  • Application for funding through the IEA to attend NEA’s Leadership Summit on March 10-12

If you haven’t decided on what to each for lunch today, consider ordering pizza from Lou Malnati’s to support the D54 Education Foundation. 20% of your sales will go back to the Foundation.  Refer to the flier or use code FUNDD54S22 for online or app ordering. 

Mobley’s Message 11-14-2022

HAPPY AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK, SEA!

Today marks the kick-off to #AEW2022, a week that honors the public school community and all educators who make a difference in the lives of our students. Check out NEA’s American Education Week website for ideas of how to celebrate and recognize many of our colleagues throughout the week.  

The SEA and SEEO will be celebrating YOU at our Member Appreciation Event today afterschool from 4:30-6:30 PM at the PLC.  Even if you didn’t RSVP, you are still welcome to join us. We’ve got your dinner covered for this evening…sandwiches from the Toasty Cheese food truck.  This event immediately follows the SEA Building Rep Meeting in the PLC from 3:30-4:30 PM.  All members are welcome to attend our monthly rep meeting.  If you would like to attend virtually and want the Zoom link, please email me before 3:00 PM. 

Here is the link to this week’s edition of the Monday Message.  

Some highlights include…

  • November’s Contract Tidbit which highlights the revised language around Religious Observance Leave.  Please review this document.  
  • The District 54 Education Foundation’s Fundraiser next Monday at Lou Malnati’s. 

Have a great American Education Week and looking forward to celebrating with you at our special event later today!