Rockford Public Schools employees save district millions with contract concessions

Contract negotiations between the Rockford Public School Board, the Rockford Education Association (REA), and the Rockford Education Support Professionals Association (RESPA) concluded quickly this year in an attempt to balance the district’s budget in the face of more funding cuts from the state. Rockford Public Schools’ (RPS) teachers and support staff accepted two years of […]

Rockford teachers union donates to help the community

From North Kent Community Services, Sandy Waite, director, and Kevin Kamphuis, employee.

The teachers in Rockford Public Schools work each day to reach out to community children who cross the threshold of their classroom. To extend this impact and benefit children both locally and regionally, the Rockford teachers’ union, the Rockford Education Association, has recently made donations to North Kent Community Services and the Salvation Army. To […]