During the Board of Education meeting of October 9, 2012, Dr. Judith Perez, AALA President, made the following comments regarding Item #1 on the agenda, Approval of the AALA-LAUSD MOU for 2012-2013 on Evaluation.
Good afternoon, Mr. Superintendent and Board Members. My name is Judith Perez. I am President of AALA. One comment regarding this MOU on the Evaluation of Principals and Assistant Principals: We appreciate our collaboration with the District’s bargaining team during negotiations. Together we addressed the Court’s decision in the Doe v. Deasy lawsuit and resolved the matter for our members this year.
Nevertheless, I must now take this opportunity to tell you that our administrators are overwhelmed by the workload mandated by District leadership. AALA has brought this to the attention of Superintendent Deasy and Deputy Superintendents King and Aquino on a regular basis.
Perhaps some of you didn’t have the chance to read the October 8 issue of the AALA Update. The front-page article describes the impossible working conditions that currently exist for principals. They are expected to develop, submit and implement numerous