CITA Mission Statement

Our Vision

The current vision of the CITA (California International Teachers Association) is:

  • To unify all of our membership around our mission statement;

  • To encourage all of our members to actively participate in the functions of the Association;

  • To ensure that all provisions of the collective bargaining agreement are fully complied with;

  • To encourage members to assist the Association in voicing our views on affecting international education;

  • To make our views more visible through the organization of the membership;

  • To ensure that the Association has the full trust of its membership in representing the unit.

Our Mission

  • To represent its members in their relations with their international employer, and to be the exclusive representative of appropriate units of its members in all matters relating to employment conditions and employer-employee relations including, but not limited to, wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of overseas employment;

  • To form a representative body capable of developing group opinion on professional matters to speak with authority for unit members;

  • To provide an opportunity for continuous study and action on problems of the profession of international education and overseas living;

  • To provide a means of representation for its diverse membership;

  • To promote professional attitudes, best practice and international ethical conduct among members;

  • To encourage cooperation and communication between the profession and the community; and

  • To foster good fellowship among members.

Our Value

  • CollaborationWe work in partnership with a wide array of international educators, professional and organizations to accomplish our agreed-upon goals.

  • CommitmentWe are dedicated to promoting educational success internationally through strong international educators, the association and international community involvement.

  • AccountabilityWe acknowledge our obligations.  We deliver on our promises.

  • RespectWe value our members and ourselves.  We expect the same high-quality effort and thought from ourselves as we do from others.

  • InclusivityWe invite the stranger and welcome the newcomer.  We value and seek input from as wide a spectrum of viewpoints and experiences as possible.

  • Integrity -We act consistently with our beliefs.  When we err, we acknowledge the mistake and seek to make amends.

Non-discrimination Statement:

The CITA (California International Teachers Association)  and its affiliates do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of their activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, accepting membership, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers, contractors and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients. We are an equal opportunity association and/or employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

CitaSchool and The Textbook Review admit students of any race, color, religion, disability, and national or ethnic origin, and accords to them all the privileges, programs, and activities made available at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, disability, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, sex, or age in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial assistance, athletic, and other school-administered programs.

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