United Teachers of Santa Clara

Our Office has Moved!!!

New Office Location

Wilcox HS

Portable #P112

New Mailing Address

United Teachers of Santa Clara

2784 Homestead Road, #393

Santa Clara, CA 95051

Office Phone Number

(408) 320-9197

The United Teachers of Santa Clara (UTSC) represents 1,000 educators including teachers, psychologists, speech pathologists, counselors, and other certificated personnel in the Santa Clara Unified School District. Affiliated with the 325,000 member California Teachers Association (CTA) and the 3.2 million-member National Education Association (NEA), UTSC exists to represent its members with the goal of improving working conditions and compensation.

Our association believes that every child deserves the best and that public education is an essential institution in promoting and defending our democracy. Our members are passionate advocates for their students.  Our association strives to continually improve public education and provide academic opportunity so students of all backgrounds will grow and thrive. UTSC leadership members promote a collective effort to protect and support teachers by enforcing our contract to ensure that teachers in our district are treated respectfully, professionally, and equitably.

UTSCs Mission is to provide representation of all unit members in all matters related to employment environment, employer-employee relations, and in the terms and conditions of employment contract with Santa Clara Unified School District.

UTSCs Vision is to improve working conditions for all unit members to insure quality public education for every student.

UTSC Belief Statement

We believe that public education is an essential institution in furthering the goals of our democracy and improving our society. We believe that access to education is a human right. We believe in optimizing the potential of every human being in an effort to improve the human condition in our society.

The strength of the relationships between the individuals in public education affects its success. Our organization, The United Teachers of Santa Clara, is committed to improving the quality of public education as well as our citizens’ access to that institution. We work diligently to improve salary, benefits, and working conditions of our members to help fulfill this commitment.

Code of Conduct

I will not criticize any union colleague except to the individual directly.

If any union colleague is being criticized in my presence, I will confront the criticism and ask that it stop.

I will not participate in any conversations with management that criticize, or negatively speculate about, any union colleague.

I will settle my differences with colleagues within the union.

I will engage in debate, offer others every opportunity for debate and respect minority viewpoints, but I will observe and support the majority mandate of my union.

*** An injury to one is an injury to all! ***

2024-2025 UTSC Dues Structure.pdf