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WEA Summer Hours

Please note that due to the COVID-19 crisis, the WEA Office will be open on Tuesday and Friday of each week, from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM during the summer break. Wild Island, Coconut Bowl, and movie tickets can be purchased during these dates and times. In addition, staff will be available by phone or […]

WEA and NSEA Endorsed Candidates

The following candidates have responded to member-driven questionnaires related to education policies and procedures, and have been interviewed by a committee of members. We believe that it is very important for all citizens to make an informed vote, and this year the primary election will be available primarily by a mail-in ballot. Most people have […]

2020 Census

Nevada Census Home Complete participation in Census 2020 ensures that Nevadans get their fair share of School Resources, Federal Resources and Congressional representation. Please make sure you have filled out your entry and encourage all you know to do the same.

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 Update on School Closures due to COVID

Good evening WEA members, We just attended a meeting with Interim Superintendent Dr. Kristen McNeill, various WCSD representatives, and other Association leaders regarding the school closures. There are many decisions being made based upon Health Guidelines at the local, state and national level which are out of WCSD’s control.  The best way to get the […]

WEA events related to COVIID 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 […]

High-Five: Martha Taylor

Martha Taylor Clayton Middle School English Language Arts Ms. Taylor is amazing. Every Monday morning we come to Clayton to delectable delicacies for all staff members. She gives up her lunch to do detention and I believe she even teaches on her prep. She arrives first thing in the morning, sometimes even before the custodian, around 5 […]

High-Five: Debbie Deach

Debbie Deach Lincoln Park Elementary School 2nd Grade Teacher She is one of the new Early Leadership Institute facilitators. She is also a lead teacher for one of our student teachers. She is a dedicated teacher on staff.