Elementary Teachers Balk at Attending Science Conference
Peirce, Paul, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Some elementary school teachers in the Mt. Pleasant Area School District are asking a Westmoreland County judge to halt an administration edict that they attend a three-day, out-of-county science conference over the next two months.
The Mt. Pleasant Area Education Association, representing the elementary science teachers, filed a motion in Common Pleas Court Monday seeking a hearing on the matter.
The teachers want a judge to intervene with school administrators, who notified teachers earlier this month that they are required to attend one of seven "Science: It's Elementary" professional development courses that will be offered at four locations in Western …
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Publication information: Article title: Elementary Teachers Balk at Attending Science Conference. Contributors: Peirce, Paul - Author. Newspaper title: Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Publication date: October 31, 2006. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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