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HSEA works to connect teachers with teachers while advancing the profession of teaching.

March 2016....Happy Spring and Happy Spring Break! Here we go!

Words From Our President...

Math challenged! Yep, that's me! So, let me give you some numbers: 2,267 and 458 and 1,809. What do these numbers mean?

Here are some clues to help you do the math. You could be a part of two of the numbers. No one can be included in all three numbers. Some of you might not be in any of the numbers.

Math challenged! Have you figured it out whether you're in one of the numbers?Over 2,000 people are included. Why am I concerned about these numbers? By June 30, the 458 must equal 2,257. The 1,809 must be zero. We have approximately 90 days to make math magic!

Math challenged! Have you figured it out? These numbers could contribute to your health. In fact, 2 of the 458 are particularly grateful. Why are they grateful? Have you figured it out?

Math challenged! In fact, I am reminded of a picture book authored by John Scieska and illustrated by Lane Smith entitled, "Math Curse."

Math challenged! Let's repeat. "They say" repetition helps. That's why math homework exists. Let's revisit the numbers of 2, 267, 458, and 1,809. What do those numbers mean?

Math Challenged! Drum roll, please! We have 2,267 employees and spouses covered by our health insurance plan. Those same 2,267 people need to have their physical completed by June 30. The good news is that 458 people have submitted their physical, but the bad news is that 1,809 folks covered by the plan have not submitted a physical. Approximately 90 days remain to meet this goal.

What about that number 2 that I mentioned earlier? We have two people who credit the mandated physical with discovering cancer in early stages. Those two people express much gratitude.

Math challenged! I am covered by the 458 number as I had my physical in August. Won't you join with me? A physical can save a life. However, it has not cured my math ability or lack thereof!


Please save the date, after school for Tuesday, April 19. We will host a couple of meetings off site to discuss issues that must be discussed on non-school property.

Times for the meetings will be: 3:45 PM, and 4:45 PM!



President - Janet Chandler

Executive Vice-President - Karin Foster

Vice-President Membership & Elections - Deb Jackson

Vice-President Politcal Action - Ben Yoder

Vice-President Communications & Public Relations - Leslie Brown

Treasurer - Mary Carson

Secretary - Terri Zabonick

Delgates Named For The NEA and ISTA-RA's!

NEA-RA Delegates: NEA-RA held in Washington D.C., July 2nd - July 7th, 2016

Janet Chandler

Shelley Feeney

Deb Jackson

Kim Kennedy

Connie Larocco

Bob Rice

Ben Yoder

ISTA-RA Delegates: ISTA-RA will be held Saturday, April 23rd, here in Indianapolis, IN

Leslie Brown

Janet Chandler

Erin Domokos

Ruth Everett

Shelley Feeney

Karin Foster

Deb Jackson

Kim Kennedy

Tonya Kneller

Connie Larocco

Michael Teal

Terri Zabonick

Tax Day Is Around The Corner!

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Traveling for spring break? Did you get any good deals? Check these out!

Another awesome perk of being a member of our teacher's association: NEA Member Benefits travel discounts! I have several times in my travels used the rental car discount, and it saves you quite a lot of money! It might be too late for this spring break trip time, but remember it the next time you're booking a trip - even for some upcoming summer fun! Just click on the words above for the link!

Health and Insurance Updates.......

Health Center News....

Caring for you in a timely manner—when you need it most—is an important priority. To better serve you, beginning Feb. 1, you may schedule same-day appointments from 3 – 6 pm, Monday – Friday. Scheduling appointments during this time—instead of designating these as walk-in hours—helps to prevent extended wait times if you are ill.

This is YOUR newsletter too!

In the coming newsletters, remember, anyone who is a HSEA member is welcome to make a submission, or send information that you would like to see in the newsletter!

We will also be continuing to do the "member spotlight," so, if you'd like to nominate a member, or want to write something yourself, please let us know!

Send any submission, articles, etc. to: hseateachers@yahoo.com

Look for our next newsletter before our Winter break!

Join us on Twitter @HSEA2

Join us on Facebook by searching for Hamilton Southeastern Education Association...and like our page!

Spring break has arrived!

Here we are....ready for spring break and ready to again renew! After attending the Barry Manilow concert right before getting ready to go on break, I can't help but think, "was he thinking about teachers when he wrote and sang the song below?" WHEW! We made it HSE! Have a great spring break!
Looks Like We Made It - Barry Manilow