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  Leader Resource Center · Organization Documents

After over 150 years, we a few policies, procedures and official documents. Well, this is where you can find them. You can start with CTA’s Long-Term Strategic Plan and then look through State Council actions, the Organizational Handbook which is updated quarterly, or the Elections Manual.


Organization Documents Resources
Name Description
link Organizational Handbook A complete resource guide on the structure of CTA, including its local, regional, statewide structures, as well as its policies and practices. Includes the roles and responsibilities of the officers and executive board, State Council structure, committees, assignments, and rules guiding the organization.
link Annual Report CTA Year in Review: 2017-2018. Bold thinkers, fearless trailblazers, risk takers. These are the characteristics seen every day in thousands of California schools and colleges as California Teachers Association members guide young minds and inspire students to reach their full potential. Educators are inherently leaders. This Annual Report is dedicated to the CTA members whose caring, passionate advocacy is the driving force behind positive education change.
pdf Strategic Plan (SPG)

After two years of conversations with and feedback from thousands of members, leaders and staff, the CTA State Council of Education unanimously approved CTA’s strategic plan entitled Our Union, Our Future.  The strategic plan provides a roadmap for CTA to ensure that we are moving in the right direction, engaging communities and involving CTA members so we can create the best public education system for all of California’s students. This plan is about all of us as educators. 

pdf Elections Manual A complete guide to CTA elections, including official requirements for filing candidacy forms; financials; following timelines; statewide, regional and local requirements; understanding limitations and avoiding campaign violations. 
pdf Chapter Election Procedures Requirements
pdf CTA Election Manual & Requirements for Chapter Election Procedures
pdf CTA Presidents Handbook
link State Council Actions Information related to CTA’s largest governing body, State Council. Includes meeting schedules and notices, reports for all CTA standing committees, president’s remarks, executive board reports and a program guide for each upcoming CTA State Council meeting.

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