NOTE: Mark’s continuing articles for various newspapers, periodicals, and websites are now presented exclusively in the Blog section under the President’s Message category.

Click to read Mark’s article Local 6185 Highlights of 2013.

Highlights of 2013

Click to read Mark’s article Dealing with electronic devices in classroom in the November 29, 2013 Santa Maria Times.

Electronic Devices

Click to read Mark’s article Pricey texts cost more than money in the October 25, 2013 Santa Maria Times.

Pricey Texts

Click to read Mark’s article Writing, thinking: A critical connection in the September 27, 2013 Santa Maria Times.

Writing, Thinking

Click to read Mark’s article Major step toward ending parity disparity in the August 23, 2013 Santa Maria Times.

Parity Disparity

Click to read Mark’s article Putting an end to the parity disparity in the July 26, 2013 Santa Maria Times.

Parity Disparity

Click to read Mark’s article Are we leaving an era of critical thinking? in the June 28, 2013 Santa Maria Times.

Critical Thinking

Click to read Mark’s article Is Distance Learning Future of Education? in the May 24, 2013 Santa Maria Times.

Distance Learning

Click to read Mark’s article Hunger Hides In Plain Sight On Central Coast in the April 26, 2013 Santa Maria Times.

Hunger on Central Coast

Click to read Mark’s report on the 2013 California Federation of Teachers Convention.

2013 CFT Convention

Click to read Mark’s article Writing Is One Of The Essential Skills in the November 2, 2012 Santa Maria Times.

Writing Is One Of The Essential Skills

Click to read Mark’s article Unions Are About More Than Money in the August 24, 2012 Santa Maria Times.

Unions Are About More Than Money

Click to read Mark’s speech given at a Santa Maria rally on August 23, 2012 (linked to Hannah-Beth Jackson’s website).

Mark’s Santa Maria Rally Speech August 23, 2012

Click to read Mark’s article Middle Class’ Rebirth Tied To Unions in the July 27, 2012 Santa Maria Times.

Middle Class’ Rebirth Tied To Unions

Click to read Mark’s article The Monster Lurking In Higher Education in the June 29, 2012 Santa Maria Times

The Monster Lurking In Higher Education

Click to read Mark’s article Common Sense Should Prevail At Hancock in the May 25, 2012 Santa Maria Times.

Common Sense Should Prevail At Hancock

Click to read Mark’s article Board’s Actions Should Live Up To Its Words in the April 27, 2012 Santa Maria Times.

Board’s Actions Should Live Up To Its Words

Click to read Mark’s article Hancock Needs To Put Students First in the March 23, 2012 Santa Maria Times.

Hancock Needs To Put Students First

Click to read Mark’s article In Defense Of Unions in the Fall 2011 issue of the California Community College Journal.

In Defense Of Unions