New Bedford Educators Association

Dr. Durkin Says She Will Not Resign
The New Bedford Educators Association says it has "no confidence" in the leadership of school Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin, and they're asking her to resign. Union members voted overwhelmingly against the Superintendent over a four day period...
Mayor Continues To Support Supt. Durkin’s Approach
Regardless of the outcome of a "no confidence" vote taken by teachers against Dr. Pia Durkin, Mayor Jon Mitchell says the Superintendent still has the support of himself and the School Committee.
Members of the New Bedford Educators Association have been voting over several days, an…
Teachers Taking “No Confidence” Vote This Week
New Bedford teachers are taking a vote of "no confidence" this week against Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin.  The vote was disclosed in a memo sent to all members late Saturday
According to the Union's Board of Directors, there was a vote taken Friday afternoon at Keith Midd…
Teacher’s Union Still Has Issues With Superintendent
it's unclear what action if any was taken by members of the New Bedford Educators Association Friday afternoon during a closed-door meeting with union leaders..
The meeting was a follow-up to a previous meeting in December where members shared concerns about the school administration...
Educators Union And School Nurses Help Needy Students
The New Bedford Educators Association and school nurses teamed up again this year to come to the aid of needy students in the school district. 
The union received an $1,800 grant from its parent organization, Mass. Teachers Association to purchase winter coats, other clothing and school supplies…
Mitchell: Union Denies Mayor Chance To Speak At Rally
Mayor Jon Mitchell says he wanted to speak at Friday's teachers rally at New Bedford City Hall, but was denied the opportunity by the Union President.
Teachers are upset about a proposed Turnaround Plan for New Bedford High School that mandates a 50% turnouver of Teachers and staff Members 
Mitchell s…
Durkin Responds To Rumors About NBHS Turnaround Plan
Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin wants to set the record straight about the turnaround plan to be implemented at New Bedford High School.
Addressing the New Bedford School Committee Monday night, Durkin said while the turnaround model will require a 50% turnover of educators and staff at the High School…
NBEA: Boycott To Extend Beyond United Way
The President of the New Bedford Educators Association is asking his members to withdraw their support from the United Way of Greater New Bedford and other businesses and organizations that signed a newspaper ad in support of Supt. Pia...

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