California Educator

September 2013

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CTA &You Summer Institute (UCLA) Members receive in-depth training on Common Core, understanding the new school funding formula, health insurance issues and communications tools. Plus nearly 100 members and staff participate in the 5K Fun Run and Walk, organized by California Staff Organization (CSO) members. Abel Solano, Student CTA, talks with news reporters after a "Press the Press" Q&A session. Learning how to compute the new school finance formula are Susana Faria, Evergreen Teachers Association, and Brian D'Ambrosia-Donner, Claremont Faculty Association. Jorge Rosales, Desert Sands Teachers Association, learns to use videoconferencing for member communications. He's talking online with Brian Wheatley, Evergeen Teachers Association, and Emily Lints, Elk Grove Education Association. CTA/CSO Fun Run & Walk at Summer Institute Ginger Jenzen (in blue shirt), CTA of Berryessa, finishes the race with Temecula Valley Education Association members (left to right) Donna Sanford, Chris Lindberg and Robin Orner. Ethan Lubin, Coachella Valley Teachers Association, wins the 5K. "Running is like teaching. It's what I do, rain or shine, in the 100 degree heat." He is attending the Emerging Leaders training. The first woman across the 5K finish line is Julie Ellis, Simi Educators Association. About Summer Institute she says, "Common Core galore — it's great. I can't thank my local union enough for sending me." SEP TEMBER 201 3 Educator 09 Sep 2013 v3.6 int.indd 65 65 9/3/13 2:27 PM

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