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Membership errors made could materially affect or compromise the integrity of the evaluation results. The Department shall provide guidance on which procedural errors may materially affect or compromise the results of the evaluation. That is the law. No matter what another group may tell you to the contrary. And if we want to change the law, it will likely be the advocacy efforts of Professional Educators of Tennessee that will lead the way. We are known across the state for our collaboration to make positive change in public education. From the Teacher Bill of Rights, to Dyslexia Legislation to holding educators harmless on test scores to protecting educators harmed by the pre-K and kindergarten teacher evaluation system. We are shaping the next generation of our state’s education leaders. We promote a better future for our profession and our students. And we are the only organization in Tennessee offering a modern approach to teacher representation and educational advocacy, as well as promoting professionalism, collaboration and excellence without a partisan agenda. Our professional learning enhances educator competence, confidence and leadership skills, which leads to higher achievement for students. Professional Educators of Tennessee are aware of what is happening in the state on education. We know what we are doing. We are not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what is going on around us. Our members have trust in us, because they know we do not have to use fear tactics or misleading terminology to pressure them into joining our organization. We do not file frivolous lawsuits. Our members know a onetime $50-dollar rebate of over $650 dues, is not remotely close to the savings they enjoy in our $189 annual dues, especially over your education career. We have twice the coverage, and many more benefits than our competitors. We simply are not selling doom and gloom. We are the organization of hope. Thank you for being a member. , President - Pro ͥՍѽ́Q͕) ѡ-