The United Teachers of Santa Clara (UTSC) represents nearly 1,000 educators including teachers, psychologists, speech pathologists, counselors, and other certificated personnel in the Santa Clara Unified School District. Affiliated with the 325,000 member California Teachers Association (CTA) and the 3.2 million-member National Education Association (NEA), UTSC exists to represent its members with the goal of improving working conditions and compensation.
Our association believes in the power of public education as an essential institution in promoting and defending our democracy. Our members are passionate advocates for their students and our association strives to continually improve public education and provide academic opportunity to students of all backgrounds. UTSC officers lead a collective effort to protect and support teachers by enforcing our contract to ensure that teachers in the district are treated professionally.
UTSCs Mission is to provide representation of all unit members in all matters related to employment environment, employer-employee relations, and terms and conditions of employment.
UTSCs Vision is to improve working conditions for all unit members to insure quality public education for every child.