Loyola Garcia and Sonya Romero Smith: Elementary Vice Presidents (Vote for both Trusted Team candidates!)
I have been a first grade Dual Language teacher in APS for 17 years. My favorite part of being a teacher is seeing the children have that ‘a ha’ moment in their learning. I joined my union at new teacher orientation before I even stepped into the classroom. I have represented my school as Fed Rep for ten years.
I am running for Elementary Vice President because I feel that uniting in activism is our duty as members of the public education system.
If elected I will:
I would appreciate your vote!
Sonya Romero Smith:
I am a Bilingual kindergarten teacher at Lew Wallace Elementary. I have worked in APS for almost 20 years, and have represented my school as the ATF Fed Rep and all teachers as the Executive Vice President for over 7 years.
As Executive Vice President and Elementary Vice President of my union I have:
As your ATF Elementary Vice-Presidents our goals are
As a union member, you will have the opportunity to vote online TWO elementary vice presidents. The process is easy and quick - simply follow the link that will be provided to you by ATF to cast your vote. We feel strongly that we are an excellent TEAM. We will continue to build solidarity in our union and fight for a brighter future for teachers, students and the communities we serve.