Long Beach Chapter 2

Executive Board

 
CHAPTER PRESIDENT
VALEETA PHARR

1ST VICE PRESIDENT
GILBERT BONILLA JR

2ND VICE PRESIDENT
LORD GALOYO

VICE PRESIDENT, UNIT A
JAMES KRUSE

VICE PRESIDENT, UNIT B
DANIEL EWASKEY

CHAPTER SECRETARY
EILEEN PINA

CHAPTER TREASURER
CYNTHIA PRIMOUS

CHAPTER PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
IGNACIO FLORES

CHIEF STEWARD
RAJA SINGH

SITE REP COORDINATOR
CARMEN FLORES

CHAPTER WEBMASTER (appointed)
IGNACIO FLORES

CHAPTER WEBMASTER (appointed)
JUAN GARCIA

CHAPTER WEBMASTER (appointed)
VIOLA MAE BLEDSOE

Union Contacts


AREA G

AREA DIRECTOR
IVAN PASTRANO

REGION 93

REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE
TAMMY SHAFER

FIELD OFFICE
SANTA FE
4600 SANTA ANITA AVE
EL MONTE  91731
(800) 988-6949

FIELD DIRECTOR
SHAWANA GRACE

LABOR RELATIONS REPRESENTATIVE
BRITTANY JONES

Employer(s) / District(s)


LONG BEACH UNIFIED


Chapter 2

3844 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90708

Mailing Address: 3848 Atlantic Ave. Long Beach, CA 90708

Phone: 562.426.6091

FAX 562.426.6077

Chapter Meetings at the Teacher Resource Center

Chapter Meetings

Free College Benefit

CSEA members and their families can earn an Associate’s Degree online, with no out-of-pocket costs. Learn more

Classified School Employees Week: The Heartbeat of Our Schools – May 20 – 25, 2018

California’s Legislature recognizes the important contributions of classified school employees and named the third full week of May “Classified School Employee Week” (CSEW) to honor these contributions. Classified employees are the heartbeat of our schools and community colleges. From transporting and feeding students to teaching them vital skills and ensuring that schools are operating smoothly, classified employees are integral to public education.

CSEA Member Benefits is pleased to partner with the Aquarium of the Pacific to THANK YOU for being the heartbeat of our schools. Enjoy a FREE Child Admission with every Adult eticket May 20 – 25, 2018.

Aquarium of the Pacific
FREE Child Admission with purchase of adult eticket May 20 – 25, 2018. Receive one free child eticket with every adult eticket purchased online through CSEA. Offer good May 20 – 25, 2018. Free child eticket valid through June 30, 2018.  
Purchase Tickets at: www.csea.com/printandgo

Featured Amusement and Attraction:

Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Located in the heart of GriffithPark, featuring a collection of 1,200 animals amid the lush vegetation of the Zoo’s Botanical Gardens. Special exhibits include the Sea Lion Cliffs, a salt water habitat with under-water viewing; orangutans in the Red Ape Rain Forest; chimpanzees of Mahale Mountains and dragons of Komodo featuring the largest lizard in the world. Open daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., closed Christmas Day.

Purchase discounted tickets through CSEA prior to visiting the zoo by visiting a Member Benefits Service Center to pick-up tickets in person, calling Member Benefits at (866) 487-2732 to have tickets mailed to you, or online at www.csea.com/store to have tickets mailed to you. Please allow sufficient time for processing.

Waterpark Tickets Now Available
Is visiting a waterpark in your plans? See all your options here

2018 ELECTION Support school-friendly candidates on June 5

The June 5 Primary Election is less than three weeks away. CSEA is urging all members to support candidates who champion public education, understand the importance of classified employees and have an established record of supporting working families. Be sure to make your voice heard and vote!

State Constitutional Officers

Governor: Gavin Newsom

Lieutenant Governor: Dr. Ed Hernandez

Attorney General (Dual): Xavier Becerra / Dave Jones

Treasurer: Fiona Ma

Controller: Betty Yee

Secretary of State: Alex Padilla

Insurance Commissioner: Ricardo Lara

Superintendent of Public Instruction: Tony Thurmond

Local Candidates

Find out who CSEA supports on your local ballot with the CSEA Custom Voter Guide.

 

Seniority List By Date Of Hire

The final seniority list went on display at the portal Monday, May 4, as expected.  LBUSD Classified employees are not able to see their seniority both in the district and in their classification.  To start, log onto the protal.

Open Enrollment period (May1 - May 31)

For more information go to www.lbusdbenefits.com or call Employee Service Center at (866) 844-9744 option 4, Monday - Friday, 5 a.m. - 5 p.m. PT. Be sure to submit your elections by May 31, 2018.

You don't have to do anything, Your benefits will over to next year. However, if you are enrolled in a Blue Shield plan, you will be enrolled in the equivelant Aetna plan.

LBUSD OE Poster 4-27-18

Legislative Bulletin 4-18, Governmental Relations Report

April 2018: Governmental Relations Report for the 2017-2018 regular and special extraordinary sessions. Includes a status report on CSEA sponsor, oppose, and support bills. view

General Information Bulletin 31-18, New! CSEA Free College Benefit in partnership with Union Plus

The CSEA Free College Benefit offered in partnership with Union Plus provides a no-cost option for CSEA members and their family members to earn an Associate Degree in select disciplines online. This benefit is available to active and retired CSEA members and their spouses, domestic partners, children, and grandchildren. Note: Family members do NOT need to be dependents of or living with the CSEA member to qualify. Find out more and get started at www.csea.com/freecollege. view

Classified School Employee Week Event

DODGERS GAME

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres Sunday, May 27, 2018 1:10 p.m.

California School Employees Association

Area G

Classified School Employee Week Event

DODGERS GAME

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres Sunday, May 27, 2018 1:10 p.m.

Please see attached flier for additional information. An order form is also attached for your convenience. If you have any questions, please contact:

Ivan Pastrano

Area G Director

ipastrano@csea.com or (562) 882-3476

See you at the Ballpark!

 

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Delivery of Organic Fruit and Vegetables to Your Home or Work

 

       
 

Share this new CSEA new wellness benefit with your members. Download, print, and post this flyer

CSEA is proud to partner with Farm Fresh To You, a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) service, to offer our members a special discount of 10% off ongoing produce and mini service deliveries on Farm Fresh To You organic boxes of fruit and vegetables.

It’s easy to start!

  1. Visit www.farmfreshtoyou.com and sign up.
  2. Enter your contact information and promotion code: CSEA
  3. Choose the service and delivery frequency that best meets your needs.
  4. Customize your order and exclude items you would rather not receive.
  5. Add other farm products like eggs, olive oil and nuts.

Buying food from local, organic farms not only improves your health, but also the health of your community. Farm Fresh To You delivers farm-fresh, local, seasonal produce to homes in the greater Sacramento region, the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles, Ventura, San Bernardino, Orange, Riverside and San Diego Counties.

For information about all your consumer benefits as a CSEA member, visit us online at www.csea.com/benefits. A user account is required to access CSEA Member Benefits. Create a user account in three easy steps at www.csea.com/createaccount. For additional questions or assistance, call CSEA Member Benefits at (866) 487-2732.

Our mission: To improve the lives of our members, students and community.
2045 Lundy Avenue, San Jose, CA 95131 | 866-ITS-CSEA (866-487-2732)

Click here for more information 

Let's make Stars out of our members by nominating them for wonderful awards.

Visit the CSEA Website to fill out the nomination forms at www.csea.com/moy


There are "5" Ways to Honor Members Who Go Above and Beyond:

  • Outstanding Service .... Due date is on-going
  • Member of the Year .... Due date March 1     
  • Activists of the Year .......... Due date June 1
  • Humanitarian of the Year ... Due date June 1
  • Alternatively, call Members Benefits at 866.487.2732

CSEA News

CSEA Shield

91 Years, 91 Percent Strong 

For the past 91 years, CSEA has championed the rights of classified employees, transforming our members into respected partners of the education community. Today, we have a powerful, 91-percent membership rate and represent more than 240,000 employees throughout California, making us the largest classified school employee union in the nation.
Maria TapiaCSEA's Maria Tapia honored with national RISE Award
Maria Tapia, a Librarian at Ocean View Junior High School in Oxnard was honored in Washington, D.C. as one of the 2018 Recognizing Inspiring School Employees (RISE) Award winners.
California Department of EducationSix CSEA members named 2018 Classified Employees of the Year
CSEA members Chris Flores, Richard Carreon, Donna Silva, Lily Madrigal, Rosemary Batista and Loy Jean Estrada were honored for their dedication to California’s public school students.
California Department of Education

2018 Community College Classified Employee of the Year Award

CSEA members James Forté and Sherri Suarez were among the four outstanding community college employees selected to receive the 2018 Community College Classified Employee of the Year Award.
Election

Support school-friendly candidates on June 5

CSEA urges you to support candidates who champion public education, understand the importance of classified employees and have an established record of supporting working families. Find out who CSEA supports on your June Primary Election ballot.
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CSEA Annual Conference 

CSEA's 92nd Annual Conference will be held at the Sacramento Convention Center July 29 - Aug. 2, 2018 with pre-conference activities beginning on Sunday, July 29. Representing their local chapters back home, delegates will gather from all across California. They will vote on resolutions, adopt a budget, present major awards and set the course for the year ahead..