Solana Beach Support Professionals join CTA

California Teachers Association welcomes to its family 220 new members who are now affiliated with both CTA and the National Education Association. In an official response on March 17 from the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) Solana Beach School District has officially recognized Solana Beach Association of Support Professionals (SBASP) as the Exclusive Bargaining Agent of classified education support professionals in Solana Beach.

CTA professional staff Cynthia Manjarrez coordinated the efforts with local leaders to organize a chapter that went decades without union representation. The new chapter will be finalizing selection of officers and preparing for their first contract negotiations in the coming weeks.