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National Park Trust’s annual Kids to Parks Day National School Contest – DEADLINE Feb. 1, 2018

National Park Trust’s annual Kids to Parks Day National School Contest empowers students to plan their own educational park experience. Open to all Title 1 schools in grades preK through 12, this contest provides grants up to $1,000 to cover transportation, park-related fees, stewardship supplies, or anything else students believe would enhance their experience. The deadline to apply is February 1, 2018. […]

Teacher’s School Supplies Reimbursement Program

The Teacher’s School Supplies Reimbursement Program (created by SB 133 in the 2015 legislative session) has been continued by the 2017 legislative session and signed into law on June 5, 2017. The legislation requires the Nevada Department of Education (NDE) to annually apportion money in the Account among school districts and charter schools based upon […]

WEA Executive Director Announcement

Hi WEA members, Hope you are having a relaxing and wonderful summer break. The WEA Board is very excited and pleased to announce Tom Stauss as our Executive Director. Tom has worked with the Nevada State Education Association since January, 2015 where he specialized in organizing leaders and worksites in seven associations, as well as […]

To The Point – April 5, 2017

It was a busy and active Spring Break in Carson City….and it will continue to be active in the next few weeks and months as the Legislature works its way through the more than 1,000 bills.  Currently, NSEA is tracking about 130 bills dealing with many facets of public education and public educators.  Over Spring […]

To The Point for Spring Break

Hope you have a relaxing and rewarding Spring Break!  For those who will be celebrating a “staycation” and are in the Reno-Sparks area we will have two events (one per week) for members and families/friends of public education to attend in Carson City.  Please feel free to email WEA President Natha Anderson (nathaanderson@sbcglobal.net) if you […]