Member Benefits


For over sixty years, the Sarasota Classified/Teachers Association has been synonymous with quality education. SC/TA has vigorously strived to effectively represent the interests of its members, and ultimately the interests of the students they serve. Our teacher membership is currently above 85 percent.

The following are benefits and services provided by the SC/TA exclusively for its members:

  • Contract language second to none in the State in terms of representing jobs and employee rights.
  • Legal services on job related matters.
  • Instructional salaries that are ranked the highest in the state.
  • Contractual safeguards for annual contract teachers.
  • Representation at disciplinary meetings and meetings with the Department of Children and Families.
  • Representation on all aspects of the evaluation process.
  • Quality, professional representation on contractual matters.
  • Site-based management that promotes employee involvement in the management of his/her work site.
  • Contract language that virtually eliminates “contracting-out” of jobs.
  • SC/TA representation on important local committees.
  • Communication that provides members with timely, up-to-the-minute information on critical professional issues.
  • A website and Facebook page that keeps members up-to-date on educational issues and SC/TA activities.
  • Political actions locally and in Tallahassee.
  • Members only discounts on a number of services and products from local merchants.


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