HALIFAX, Feb. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Shelley Morse has been re-elected NSTU
president by acclamation for the 2014 - 2016 term.
"I am humbled by the confidence placed in my leadership and the support
shown by the NSTU members. I look forward to another two years of
standing up for teachers, APSEA, and Community College members. I will
continue to work closely with Local leaders and staff to protect rights
and benefits. We will work to improve working conditions to ensure our
students' learning needs are met through safe and positive workplace
environments" says Morse.
Her new two-year term will commence August 1, 2014 and run to July 31,
She was elected as the 43rd president to her first term June 2012
becoming the fifth president of the 10,000-member organization to be
elected by universal suffrage. A classroom teacher for 29 years, Morse
was most recently a teaching vice principal for eight years. Her
teaching career began at Gaspereau Valley Elementary School, she has
also taught at Port Williams Elementary, Aldershot Elementary and New
Minas Elementary schools.
Morse holds an Associate in Education diploma from the Nova Scotia
Teachers College. She has a BEd, Diploma in Special Education, and MEd
from Acadia University. She is currently completing courses for a
Diploma in Business Administration from the Nova Scotia Community
She is the seventh woman to hold the top post of the Nova Scotia
Teachers Union since its inception in 1895.
SOURCE: Nova Scotia Teachers Union
For further information:
Angela Murray, NSTU Public Relations Coordinator
Direct: 902-479-4708, Cell: 902-497-0194, firstname.lastname@example.org, twitter: @NSTeachersUnion