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Board Meeting Attendance

The strength of our union depends on you!  

Get involved, know what is being considered and any changes that are coming your way.  Attend the monthly Lakota Board Meeting and represent your building.  If you attend in person, complete the following Attendance form found on the link below.  The attendance will be open for each Board Meeting from Monday evening through Wednesday of that week.  The organizational meeting is this Monday, January 10.  Future dates will be decided at that time.


Our raffle winner for January is 

                     Amanda Manning!   Thanks to all that attended in person, recorded videos are available on the Lakota Website.

Wellness Activities..... The Lakota Education Association has budgeted funds from grant and dues money for individual schools to sponsor wellness events.  A wellness event can be anything that helps with physical or mental health of our membership.  Ideas might include, but are not limited to:  Yoga or dance class in your building, axe throwing or bowling event for members, meal prep class, walk or weight loss competition.  Send in your request to be reviewed (the amount of money to be granted per request may vary depending on participation and type of event).  Multiple requests can be submitted for each building.    

Proud to be part of a something larger than just Lakota, and you should be too!  

15 Largest Teacher's Unions in the United States                             By Jack Flynn - Mar. 4, 2021

In many ways, teachers are the roots of any country. They educate our children, watch them while we’re working, and provide mental and moral support for them.

In the United States alone, there are roughly 3.2 million full-time teachers and approximately 130,930 K-12 schools across the nation.

With that in mind, it’s no surprise that there are massive teachers’ unions all across the US, designed to keep teachers protected and provide them with valuable resources. In fact, nearly 70% of all American teachers belong to a teachers’ union.

So who are the largest teachers’ unions in the US? To answer that, we’ve gathered a list of the top 15 largest teachers’ unions, based on their total number of members.

Keep in mind that the National Education Association (NEA) and American Federation of Teachers (AFT) dominate here, so this list includes many of their state-level affiliates.  

The Largest Labor Unions In The US

Rank    Union Name              Members (Est.)

1     Education Association of the United States:   2,731,419

2     Service Employees International Union:   1,901,161

3     American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees:   1,459,511

4     Teamsters:   1,400,000

5     United Food and Commercial Workers:   1,300,000

6     United Auto Workers:   990,000

7     United Steelworkers:   860,264

8     American Federation of Teachers:   828,512

9     International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers:   704,794

10   Laborers' International Union of North America:   669,772

Important Dates to Remember:

January 25        LPDC will be meeting, submit any documents by 1/24

February 8        Building Rep Meeting

March 3            In Building Voting for NEA Delegates

March 8            Spring General Meeting – location TBD

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