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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 […]

Member Spotlight: Shelace Shoemaker

Shelace Shoemaker, a 6th grade Science/Math teacher from Depoali Middle School, not only excels in the classroom, but she is one of the top bodybuilders in the country. Shelace, who has always been athletic, has been involved int eh sport for the last 10 years, but has gotten serious with her training during the past […]

High-Five: Charles Targett

Charles Targett Sparks Middle School Math Teacher Charles is one of the most dedicated teachers on our staff. He strives to build relationships with all of his students as well as using innovative ideas to teach math. Charles is always willing to go the extra mile to help anyone.

High-Five: Charlotte Scarborough

Charlotte Scarborough Whitehead Elementary School Resource Teacher Charlotte always goes out of her way to help others. She volunteers to cover duties and notices when someone is out and might need coverage. Thank you for all you do Charlotte!

High-Five: BJ Davis

BJ Davis Depoali Middle School Sixth Grade ELA/SS BJ is the nurturer of Depoali sixth grade. She organizes birthday luncheons for sixth grade staff. She also takes charge of restroom supplies. The sixth grade restrooms are well stocked with scented soap, air freshner and most importantly ROLLS of toilet paper! BJ rocks!

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 […]

NSEA Powerline March 2019

Check out NSEA’s March 2019 Edition of Powerline! POWERLINE MARCH 2019 Update: This Monday (3/4) at 6:00 PM, there will be a Joint Meeting of the Senate Committee on Education and the Assembly Committee on Education. This is the first hearing of the session that has made it easier for Educators to attend. They will […]

Now accepting 2019 WEA Scholarship Applications

The WEA Scholarships to be awarded in 2019 are: The Michael Landsberry Memorial Scholarship, for $1,000, is awarded to a high school senior who plans on attending a 2-4 year college or vocational school. The applicant must have attended Sparks Middle School in 7th & 8th grades. The Ernie Johnson Vocational Scholarship, for $1,000, is awarded to a high […]