Category Archives: GEA Press Release

8.28.14 Press Release

While the Galesburg Education Association has ratified a four-year contract with the District 205 Board of Education, it is not without a significant amount of frustration and disappointment that we have to move forward into a new school year. While … Continue reading

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GEA Contract Ratification News Release

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Update 8/27/14

Mediation is still on going. Regardless of the outcome tonight, there WILL be a membership meeting on Thursday (8/28/14).  Time and place will be announced.  There will likely be some type of vote.

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8.26.14 Update

We gave three different supposals to try to solve Rif/Recall language and then learned at about 9:00 pm the board was given a directive not to go any further on the Rif Recall language than they had previously proposed on Sunday.  The GEA … Continue reading

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GEA News Conference, 11 a.m.

Galesburg Education Association 2101 Windish Dr. Galesburg, IL 61401 (309) 371-6029 geapresident@gmail.com August 22, 2014 For immediate release Representatives of the Galesburg Education Association will be available this morning at 11 a.m. to address false information that has been incorrectly … Continue reading

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8.18.14 GEA Proposal

Here is the proposal we gave them at the Board meeting tonight. Our Proposal

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08-17-14 Press Release

Monday Morning Recharge Galesburg Education Association members will be gathering Monday morning at 10:30 for a brief rally. The “Monday Morning Recharge” is designed to reinforce and reaffirm the GEA’s solidarity in the contract disagreement with the District 205 Board … Continue reading

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Board Refuses to Meet

Today, Wednesday August 13, at 1:35 p.m., the Galesburg Education Association attempted to take Superintendent Bart Arthur up on his statement to the media that he was willing to meet with us at any time to reach a contract settlement. … Continue reading

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GEA On Strike

Galesburg Education Association  2101 Windish Dr. Galesburg, IL 61401  (309) 371-6029  geapresident@gmail.com   News Release August 12, 2014 For immediate release The Galesburg Education Association does not accept the offer made by the District 205 Board of Education as it … Continue reading

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GEA Intent to Strike

The teachers and paraprofessionals of CUSD #205 and Knox/Warren Special Education met tonight to discuss the status of negotiations.  After approximately an hour of presentations and a few questions, a motion was made and passed overwhelmingly to file an “intent … Continue reading

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