American Federation of Teachers, Local 6157
San José/Evergreen Federation of Teachers AFT 6157

August 23, 2016

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2015-16 Salary SchedulesPDF

AFT 6157 Collective Bargaining Agreement new

2014-17, Reopener 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016

Contract Forms new

Online fillable PDFs

Upcoming Executive Board/Membership Meetings

Friday, September 9, 2016
San José City College, SC 104

2016 Fall Meeting Schedule



Prez Sez... The Constant Nature of Change

By now most of you know that there will be a change in the leadership of your union, AFT 6157. That change is inevitable and is a well-known fact. I have written about it in our newsletter and spoken about it at our PDD workshops for several semesters… continue

A Proposal to Open More Classes to Increase Our School’s Enrollment

At San Jose City College, we do not lack hard working students, and we certainly do not lack high quality instructors and staff; however, we lack more classes for students and instructors to continue carrying its great educational mission forward. For many decades from the day our school was built until now, we have equipped thousands and thousands of students who have transferred to higher education institutions such as Stanford University, San Jose State University, U.C. Davis, U.C. Berkley, etc. Many of them become great professors, lawyers, doctors and other honorable professionals. ... continue


AFT 6157 Newsletter May 2016

Faculty Matters

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Kieron Connolly’s Legacy Lives On in the HVAC Department

As many of you know, we lost a great educator when Kieron Connolly passed away. His memory still lives on in the HVAC and FMT departments. Kieron and I met in the fall of 2008; he needed adjunct instructors for the HVAC department. I was teaching at a trade school where Kieron formerly taught. He came by one night trying to recruit instructors. He heard my lecture and asked if I was interested in teaching part time at San Jose City College. I agreed and he helped push the application process through. ... continue


Serving Our Students
Accessibility and Technology in the Schools

On a cold rainy Friday morning, I worked my way north to San Francisco for our annual CFT convention. Yes, I wanted to roll over and pull the covers up to my neck and bury my head in the pillows, but I knew I had to represent a greater cause
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AFT 6157 Annual Picnic & Celebration of Life
October 2015


AFT 6157 Mentorship Program Video PDF





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