WHO ARE WE?
Caring, capable, committed professionals
Dedicated to giving every child an outstanding education
We are your friends and neighbors.
- There are 735 of us.
- More than a quarter of us live right here in Parsippany, and 64% of those have lived here and paid taxes here for more than 20 years.
- One fifth of us graduated from the Parsippany-Troy Hills school system, and have children or grandchildren who are current or graduated students.
We are committed to our careers and to our students.
- 66% of us hold advanced degrees.
- Together, we have over 4,000 years of teaching experience.
- Our members have voluntarily pursued advanced training in areas ranging from classroom management to integrating the latest technology to keeping up with the latest best practices in each of our fields.
We are members of this community.
- We volunteer with the PTSA, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Booster Club, local hospitals and many other organizations.
- We are coaches, tutors, baby sitters and customers, just to name a few.
We are your friends, your neighbors and an important part of this community and its schools.
We are the Parsippany-Troy Hills Education Association.
PTHEA EXECUTIVE BOARD
Christina Zarcone – V.P. Negotiations
Insurance Benefits Chair
To work for the welfare of students, the advancement of education, and the improvement of educational opportunities for all.
To unify all employees eligible for membership so as to enable members to speak with a common voice on all matters of mutual concern and to represent individual and common interests of members before the Board of Education and other legal authorities.
To represent its members and other employees in negotiations and grievances with the Parsippany Troy-Hills School District on all matters of compensation and all other terms and conditions of employment. (The Association shall be the recognized bargaining agent for all appropriate school district employees to the full extent of the provisions of Chapter 123, Public Laws of 1974, unless another organization has been officially designated as the bargaining agent.)
To promote the general welfare of members, to advance educational standards and to establish and maintain good community relations.
To develop and promote continuing programs to secure and maintain better employment benefits, uniform personnel practices, insure due process in regards to fair dismissal practices, professional preparation standards, improvements in terms and conditions of employment, and sound retirement systems.
To promote teacher participation in an advisory capacity in the administration of the schools.