WEA News

WEA Scholarship deadline extended

The Washoe Education Association has extended the submission deadline for scholarships to May 15, 2020. Forms and details for each scholarship can be found at http://www.weatoday.org/wea-scholarships/

The WEA is working from home

In compliance with the steps being taken to slow the spread of Covid-19 the WEA office is closed until further notice. Our staff is working from home and we all have full access to our voice mail. Please understand that this can lead to some delays though. We will respond to all questions as soon […]

COVID-19 Update, March 19th 2020

Good morning WEA family, We’ve received some questions regarding last night’s memo from WCSD around returning to work on March 30. We contacted WCSD to get some clarifications around this very confusing (and continually changing) situation: -the 30 day closure from Governor is really confusing as one source (Nv Indy) says schools are included. NV […]

WEA events related to COVID Info

Good afternoon WEA Members, Wanted to give a quick update about future WEA events related to the virus. We are reviewing directions from the Washoe County Health Dept around the April and May Building Rep meetings, Retirement-Awards Banquet, Senior Recognition, etc. NSEA for DA and NEA for RA are discussing whether to cancel the events […]

2020 WEA Award Nominations – due date extended to March 13th

Devoted Service Award To be a candidate for this award, an individual must have been serving as a devoted educator for 20 or more years. It is recommended that the nominee have five or more years of experience in Washoe County before their name is submitted for consideration. Licensed personnel working on the teachers’ salary […]

Fund For Teachers Grant. Deadline January 30, 2020

https://fft.fundforteachers.org/applications/guideline/program_id:168/step:overview Fund for Teachers provides educators, possessing a broad vision of what it means to teach and learn, the resources needed to pursue self-designed professional learning experiences. FFT grants are used for an unlimited variety of projects; all designed to create enhanced learning environments for teachers, their students and their school communities. We believe that […]

Grant Opportunity for WCSD Educators

Depoali Memorial Fund Grant Application – 2019 The Community Foundation of Western Nevada is pleased to announce a grant opportunity from the Kendyl Ruth Williams Depoali Memorial Fund. Principals, teachers, administrators, or student organizations with guidance and approval from faculty from Washoe County Elementary, Middle, or High Schools are eligible to apply for a grant from […]

October 2nd Rep Council Update.

Hello.  Last night WEA Building Reps had their monthly meeting.  Attached below are the minutes. If you would like a copy of any of the handouts form the meeting please contact your Building Rep or Earl Spriggs. We wanted to point out a few items in particular:  TAKE THE TIME TO RELAX OVER BREAK! You have […]

2019-2020 Student Learning Objective Expectations for Certified Teachers:

2019-2020 Student Learning Objective Expectations for Certified Teachers: from https://www.washoeschools.net/cms/lib/NV01912265/Centricity/Domain/228/2019-20%20SLO%20Expectations.pdf  CHANGES: Final Evaluation Ratings: The 2019-2020 Nevada Educator Performance Framework defines the teachers’ final evaluation rating as 85% qualitative rating score and 15% SLO student performance data score. If you are a teacher with less than ten students on your roster, please contact your school […]