Friday, September 29, 2023

York City Education Association

York City Education Association (YCEA) is an affiliate of the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) and the National Education Association (NEA).

We are members who promote, protect, and advocate for our schools, students, and professions. As a professional learning community, we are working to make York City schools the best they can be. We educate the whole child by providing an engaging and challenging learning environment to ensure each student receives a premier education. Our members help to realize this mission by volunteering in our community, serving on committees, mentoring new teachers, and contacting board members and legislators in an effort to improve our schools.

The York City Education Association (YCEA):
  • Was founded in 1972
  • Is an affiliate of the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) and National Education Association (NEA)
  • Is one of the local associations in PSEA's Southern Region- the largest region in the state
  • Represents over 450 professional staff in the School District of the City of York, Pennsylvania
  • Is a proud urban local
  • Works collectively to create positive environments for learning and teaching while ensuring the rights of its members
  • Is committed to children and public education
PSEA's Mission:
  • To advance quality public education for all students while fostering the dignity and worth of members through collective action.
PSEA's Vision:
  • Be an essential partner in the success of students, members, and public education in Pennsylvania.
PSEA's Core Values:
  • Member-driven organization
  • Equity for all students
  • Quality teaching and learning
  • Credible data, actions and words
  • Collective action for member welfare

Weingarten Rights

Your Weingarten Rights ensure your right to representation in a meeting with your supervisor/principal.  If you are called into a meeting which you reasonably believe may lead to any sort of disciplinary action and you do not have a YCEA building rep with you, state the following:

If this discussion could in any way lead to my being disciplined or terminated, or affect my personal working conditions, I respectfully request that my Association representative be present at the meeting.  Without representation, I choose not to answer any questions.

For more information on Weingarten Rights and how to use them, go to the following helpful sites: