Bagolie Seeks Elizabeth Education Association (EEA) Presidency - Looks to Oust
Long Time Incumbent
Rosaura "Rosy" Bagolie, Candidate for Elizabeth Education Association (EEA) Presidency, looks to
oust the long time incumbent Rose Carreto. Bagolie sees teachers working longer and harder,
without additional compensation or appreciation, and vows to fight the anti-teacher, union busting
initiatives which will most certainly be coming out of Trenton. "Business as usual politics can no
longer be tolerated as pensions are cut and salaries are frozen," says Bagolie.
Elizabeth, NJ, March 03, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Rosaura "Rosy" Bagolie, Candidate for Elizabeth Education
Association (EEA) Presidency, looks to oust the long time incumbent Rose Carreto. A teacher at school #
23 she campaigs under the slogan, A New Voice; A New Vision; New Leadership.
The stakes in this union election could not be higher as teachers work through lunch, stay late or work
from home to process the ever increasing reporting requirements and additional paperwork mandated by
the District. "Read the papers, teachers and our union are under attack as Governor Christie wants to cut
our pensions, freeze our salaries and weaken the tenure system," says Bagolie, "And now, more than ever,
we need vibrant, creative and outspoken new leadership to fight the anti-teacher union busting initiatives
which will most certainly be coming out of Trenton."
Candidate Bagolie observed, "Elizabeth's teachers and staff have been forced to work longer and harder
without additional compensation or appreciation while the Elizabeth Board of Education backed New
Jersey's present Governor who has advocated cutting teacher benefits." She went on to say, "Many
members are also troubled that the EEA seemed to follow the Board's lead and lacked real and
representative leadership on this most critical issue. Where was the EEA 'Hot Alert' before the election
urging members to reject gubernatorial candidate Chris Christie's anti-teacher, union busting and contract