We will promote, advocate, and empower our members while working with our community to advance and protect public education and the interests of our membership.



Lisa Hickman, President

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The Irvine/Tustin Teachers UniServ (ITT) is a UniServ of two local chapters of CTA/NEA: Irvine Teachers Association and Tustin Educators Association. UniServ is a coined word meaning “unified services.”


ITT Executive Director:  Michael Stone mstone@cta.org

The ITT Executive Director is CTA’s Primary Contact person for the UniServ unit


Conference information will be updated as it becomes available.

Watch the video below on how to register for conferences:





  • PFLAG Chapters and Meetings
  • THE TREVOR PROJECT  If you ever feel like the stress of being bullied is too much, please call the Trevor Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386. Our counselors are here 24/7 and are ready to help! You can also chat with us Monday through Friday at select times by visiting www.TrevorChat.org 


  • GLSEN was founded by a group of teachers in 1990, who knew that educators play key roles in creating affirming learning environments for LGBTQ youth.
  • CTA LGBTQ+ Caucus
  • LGBTQ Center OC
  • Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
  • PFLAG – The extended family of the LGBTQ family
  • Equality California brings the voices of LGBTQ+ people and allies to institutions of power in California and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ+ people.







 Ethnic Caucuses:

  • Hispanic Caucus: Contact Alberto Nodal at nodal.alberto@gmail.com
  • African American Caucus https://www.cta-aac.com/
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native Caucus: Contact Mary Levi at marylevi@verizon.net
  • Pacific Asian American Caucus: Contact Ken Tang at 3puttskenny@gmail.com
  • The NEA Hispanic Caucus has partnered with the NEA LGBTQ+ Caucus, and they have designed a T-shirt that says, “LOVE WINS: WE COME IN EVERY SHADE OF BEAUTIFUL!” https://nea-hispanic-caucus-market.myshopify.com/products/love-wins

Aug-Sep 2019 Newsletter

March 2019 Newsletter

December 2018 Newsletter

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