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WEA Executive Director Opening Announcement

Announcement of opening for the position of Executive Director — Washoe Education Association Reno, Nevada The Washoe Education Association (WEA) is located in Reno, NV. The WEA is currently staffed with an Office Manager, a Uniserv Director, and an Executive Director. The WEA President is a full-time release president. The WEA is a “local option” […]

Staff Support Resources NAMI and WCSD EAP

Counselors & Social Workers, The National Alliance of Mental Health of Western Nevada has developed a Warmline for anyone needing support as a Covid-19 responder, educators included. The warmline is a safe, non-crisis phone service available to any adult who wants to speak with a one-on-one trained NAMI CARES operator.  Please consider this support for […]

National NEA Micro-Credentials Virtual PLCs

NEA Teacher Quality (TQ) is pleased to announce that registration has opened for our National NEA Micro-Credentials Virtual PLCs being offered for Cycle 4: December 7, 2020 to February 7, 2021.  Facilitators will reach out to participants with exact dates and times during the week of November 30, 2020. Please note:  Participation in our National […]

Math Tools for Successful Distance Learning

The Nevada National Board Professional Learning Institute: Empowering Teachers as Leaders and Learners is pleased to invite all teachers of grades 6-12 mathematics to register for a series of free virtual workshops that introduces multimedia tools designed to increase student engagement. We look forward to creating an engaging space for teachers to engage with each […]

Read Across America

So much is in flux and while school and school celebrations and traditions may have changed, the importance of keeping readers motivated has not! NEA’s Read Across America will continue this year and we’ve developed online resources to make sure readers of all ages feel included, recognized, and engaged. Our new 2020-2021 Read Across America […]

WEA Update: July 29, 2020 WEA-WCSD meeting

Good afternoon WEA members, We met with Emily Ellison of WCSD yesterday afternoon and wanted to get you an update. Discussion with Emily Ellison, Tom Stauss and Natha Anderson July 29, 2020 Distance Learning Openings:  need to do “triage” to figure out if the supply and demands of openings for those who need Distance Learning Position […]

WEA Update: July 28 WCSD BOT meeting

Dear WEA Members, As you are aware, the WCSD Board of Trustees (BOT) voted last night that schools will reopen for in-person instruction for the 2020-2021 school year, a decision the WEA has opposed and still opposes. This decision is also contrary to the recommendation of the Washoe County Health Department, the agency WCSD has […]

Registration for National Micro-credential Virtual PLCs

We are pleased to announce that registration has opened for our national NEA micro-credentials virtual PLCs for our second cycle that will focus on micro-credentials that educators can complete over the summer without an access to a classroom. Attached is a flyer that you can share with your members. Link to registration: https://form.jotform.com/201493148665157 Registration closes […]