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WELCOME TO TOTEM ASSOCIATION!

TOTEM Association is comprised of Anchorage School District (ASD) employees who support the students, staff, administration, parents, and community.  TOTEM promotes professional growth and continuing education for all members. Whether you are a member or a visitor, please take a moment to browse around and learn more about TOTEM Association. If you're a new hire with TOTEM, click the link below to watch a new hire orientation video to help answer your questions about the advantages to being a member of TOTEM.

There is a TOTEM New Hire Orientation scheduled for Wednesday, September 29, 6 pm. All TOTEM Employees are welcome to attend. Sign up for the Zoom Meeting here.

 

WHY JOIN TOTEM ASSOCIATION?

A Quick Guide to the Importance and Benefits of Membership

 

FREE COLLEGE BENEFITS!!

Did you know you can earn an Associate and Bachelor's Degree for FREE when you are a member of TOTEM? Join us for an informational Zoom meeting to answer all your questions. (To read more about it, click here.) Register for one of these sessions today!

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ASD & TOTEM CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS

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TOTEM AND ASD ARE HEADED TO ARBITRATION OVER THE CONTRACT

TOTEM and ASD have been unable to come to agreement on a complete successor Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).  Although we had mediation with the Anchorage School District during the week of August 9, we are still at an impasse. We are in the process of establishing arbitration dates and will keep you advised when they are scheduled.

 
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WEAR GREEN ON TUESDAYS FOR TOTEM!

Wear green to show your support for hard working TOTEM Employees.

Share your photo to the TOTEM Facebook page and encourage other members to represent. 

 
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INTERESTED IN FURTHERING YOUR EDUCATION WITH GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY?

New Scholarships Are Available!!

Learn about our partnership with Grand Canyon University and scholarship opportunities in a short Zoom informational session!

Grand Canyon also offers other help for employees. If you are interested in joining a NES/Praxis Prep Session, take a look at this flyer.

 

NEWS AND INFORMATION UPDATES

 

2018-2021 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT

The Contract

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2021/22 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS!

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SEPTEMBER 2021 TOTEM NEWSLETTER

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COVID-19 SUPPORT INFORMATION

TOTEM is committed to helping our membership through the unknown. Even with school buildings being closed, the District is committed to paying TOTEM employees through March 30. There are additional ways that APEA, the District and AFT are working to help you through the coming days. Click below to read about them. We will continue to update the page as more information becomes available.

 

RESOURCES AND TRAININGS

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Find out about upcoming Employee Orientations. Check out First Aid trainings available to TOTEM Members. Learn about the TOTEM Mentor Program. Read past newsletters.

CONTACT YOUR TOTEM EMPLOYEE REPRESENTATIVE

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What are Employee Representatives? How do you know when you need one?

SICK LEAVE & CATASTROPHIC LEAVE BANK INFORMATION

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Designed to help members in need of additional leave, find out how to apply.

 

ADDITIONAL WORK OPPORTUNITIES

 

CONTACT TOTEM ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATION SUPPORT PERSONNEL, INC.

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