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Tentative Agreement Voting Results: Yes 96.3%/No 3.7%

TALB Bargaining Update for March 30, 2018 – Tentative Agreement Voting Results

Voting for ratification of the Tentative Agreement has been completed and the results are posted below.





















Click here to download a printable copy of the voting results.


TALB Site Rep Elections for 2018-19

It’s time for TALB Site Rep Elections for 2018-19.

Now is the time for each site to hold its TALB Site Representative Elections for 2018-19.

Elections must be completed and Rep Election paperwork is due to TALB by May 31st, 2018.

Download Rep Council Election Packets 


Saturday, August 25, 2018@TRC  1299 E 32nd St., Signal Hill, CA  90755

Please RSVP your attendance at Rep Training/Council

June 8 — TALB Unity Celebration: Tickets Now On Sale

Calling All Superheroes!  Tickets now on sale for Our Unity Celebration 2018

Date:  Friday, June 8, 2018

Time:  5:30 to 10:00 pm

Location:  The Center at Sycamore Plaza | 5000 Clark Avenue | Lakewood, CA 90712

TALB’s annual Unity Celebration is a great gathering to celebrate our K-12, CDC, and Head Start educators.  We will also honor our retirees and recognize outstanding achievement. All TALB members, supporters and guests are invited to join in.

Seating is limited so don’t delay in ordering yours.

CLICK HERE to order your tickets today!


Tickets Prices and Discount Promo Codes.

The base ticket price for non-members is $50.  TALB Members and others listed below will use Discount Promo Codes listed below to reduce the cost of their tickets.

Guest Ticket for Non-Members:   $50
Early-Bird Ticket for TALB MEMBERS:  $20 before 4/30   Use Code: earlybirdmember2018
TALB Members:   $25 after 4/30  Use Code:  member2018
TALB Reps and Alternates:  FREE  Use Code:  reps2018
TALB Executive Board:  FREE  Use Code:  eboard2018
Honored TALB Retirees:  FREE  Use Code:  retire2018

IMPORTANT:  If you are registering for multiple people, you will need to make a separate order for different promotional code types.  Award recipients, honored retirees, reps, board members, and regular members all have distinct promotional codes.

Registering for Non-Member Guests should just be registered as a “Non-Member Guest” without any promotional code. Please do not use promo codes for your guests. 

Each person in group will need to register via eventbrite.  Once you do that, send an email to ingrid@talb.org with the names of people in your group.  Tables seat 8 people.   When you arrive we’ll have a table reserved for you.  



TALB Bargaining Update – March, 2018 Tentative Agreement

TALB Bargaining Update for March, 2018 – Tentative Agreement

TALB and the District have reached a tentative agreement. 

Click here to download a printable copy of the Summary Details of Tentative Agreement Compensation & Contract Language.

Click here to download a printable copy of the complete Tentative Agreement Between Long Beach Unified School District and Teachers Association of Long Beach, K-12.

Click here to download a printable copy of Draft Traditional Calendars for FY 19-20, 20-21 and 21-22.

Calendar for Ratification:

March 21st – 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. all Member Q & A meeting @ TALB Office, 4362 Atlantic Avenue, L.B.

March 26th – March 29th  Voting – Deadline to vote, Thursday, March 29th @ 4:30 p.m.

Friday, March 30th – Ratification Vote Posted

School Climate & Administrator Survey Results 2017-18

School Climate & Administrator Survey Results 2017-18

Results for the School Climate and Administrator Survey are now available.

We have four administrators that have received “A” grades with an average score of 3.6 or more, making them eligible to be nominated by TALB members for the Outstanding Administrator Award.

Administrators receiving an “A” grade are:

  • Kevin Maddoz – Principal at Stevenson Elementary (3.73 average score)
  • Troy Bennett – Principal at LBSA/Beach HS (3.61 average score)
  • Kathy Cruz – Principal at Hamilton MS (3.60 average score)
  • Juan Gutierrez – Principal at Kettering ES (3.60 average score)

CLICK HERE to nominate one of these administrators for the TALB Outstanding Administrator Award

Detailed results from the School Climate & Administrator Survey are available to all TALB members.
Click on links below to view detailed survey results:

2017-18 Survey Summary

Addams Detail Survey Results
Avalon Survey Results
Barton Survey Results
Bixby Survey Results
Buffum Survey Results
Carver Survey Results
Chavez Survey Results
Cleveland Survey Results
Cubberly Survey Results
Emerson Survey Results
Franklin Survey Results
Gant Survey Results
Hamilton Survey Results
Harte Survey Results
Herrera Survey Results
Holmes Survey Results
Hudson Survey Results
Kettering Survey Results
LBSA/Beach Survey Results
Lincoln Survey Results
Lindberg Survey Results
Longfellow Survey Results
Los Cerritos Survey Results
MacArthur Survey Results
Mann Survey Results
Naples Survey Results
Powell Survey Results
Prisk Survey Results
Rogers Survey Results
Roosevelt Survey Results
Signal Hill Survey Results
Smith Survey Results
Stephens Survey Results
Stevenson Survey Results
Willard Survey Results





Results: TALB General Elections 2018

 TALB Election Results Are In 

Results of the TALB General Election voting are posted below.
Thank you to all candidates who participated.

Nominations Open for TALB 2017-18 Awards. Deadline is March 23rd.

Nominations now open for TALB 2017-18 Awards.  Deadline is March 23rd.

Each year, TALB is honored to recognize members, administrators, and community supporters for their outstanding performance and contributions to education.

Award recipients are presented at our annual TALB Unity Celebration Dinner held in June.

We believe our annual awards are even more significant because nominations are made directly by TALB members. Any TALB member may submit a nomination for a TALB Award.  All nominations are done online.

The deadline for award nominations for the 2017-18 School Year is 4:30 pm on March 23rd.

CLICK HERE for more information and to complete a nomination.

Nominations Open for Educators Breaking Barriers Award

Nominations are now open for the Educators Breaking Barriers Award

This prestigious award is presented annually by TALB and Security Benefit in honor of Major League Baseball’s Jackie Robinson Day on April 15, 2018.

The Breaking Barriers award recognizes Long Beach educators who have broken barriers either personally and/or with students while embodying at least five of Jackie Robinson’s Nice Core Values.

Two recipients will be honored at a private ceremony at Dodger Stadium and invited to watch a Dodgers game with fellow TALB members on Jackie Robinson Day — April 14, 2018

Nominations of TALB members that fit the criteria can be submitted online by fellow TALB members, parents, or members of the community.  TALB members can self-nominate.


CLICK HERE for more information and to complete a nomination

TALB 2018 Scholarships Announced. Application Deadline Mar. 23

TALB Scholarship Foundation to Award $7000 in Scholarship for TALB Children and Members.

The TALB Scholarship Foundation has announced it’s 2018 Scholarship Awards.  Instructions and applications are available from the TALB website.  Deadline for applications to be received at the TALB Office or postmarked is 4:30pm on Friday, March 23, 2018.

The scholarship program features three different awards:

TALB Outstanding Student Scholarship Award for children or dependents of TALB members.  Two recipients will receive $1,000 each and up to ten runner-ups will be awarded $200 each.

TALB Career Advancement Scholarship for TALB Bargaining Unit Members.  One recipient will receive $1,000 and up to two runner-ups will be awarded $300 each.

Future Educators Scholarship Award for college students who intend to become a LBUSD teacher or newly-hired LBUSD teachers.  One recipient will receive $1,000 and up to two runner-ups will be awarded $200 each.

CLICK HERE for more information

Long Beach State’s Beach Kids Club for Kids Under 12.

Free admission to games, special gifts and more for kids who join the Beach Kids Club.

TALB is happy to be working with Long Beach State Athletics on this great program to introduce students to the excitement of college sports.  Share this great opportunity with your family, friends and students!

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