News and Newsletters

President’s Day RED for ED Rally in Carson City

Dear Washoe Education Association Members, Please accept this as a personal invitation from your WEA Leadership  to attend the Red For Ed Rally held on Monday, February, 18, 2019, in Carson City, at 11:00 AM.  This is OUR opportunity to send a strong message to our legislators and the public that NOW is the time to increase funding for public […]

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 […]

NSEA Loretta Harper Reach for the Stars Scholarship

The Nevada State Education Association (NSEA), in partnership with elected leaders and community members, is pleased to offer scholarships to those applicants who are selected.  The NSEA supports students pursuing a degree in education and highly encourages these students to apply.   However, the NSEA supports all education, so the application process is not limited to […]

2019 WEA Award Nominations

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 schedule […]

Setting the Record Straight

Setting the record straight: No on Q3   After research and deliberation, the NSEA Board of Directors, representing educators from across the state, voted unanimously to oppose Question 3, the energy deregulation measure. We agreed with policy and energy experts that Question 3 is risky and too costly for Nevadans. NSEA believes Question 3 would […]

Choosing Priorities

I have worked at this profession for 24 years. I can see that it is in a nose dive. We have Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education the Janus decision which turns every other association into a right-to-work-for-less state like Nevada and now the Arizona Supreme Court is denying inclusion of a ballot question to […]

Northern Nevada National Board Certification Cohort

The WEA is proud to support the Northern Nevada National Board Certification Cohort every year. We even offer interest free loans to cover fees for members (contact Earl Spriggs for more information). Visit the Northern Nevada Cohort website to learn more about NBCT.

Welcome to the 2018-19 School Year!

WELCOME BACK – hope 2018 school years is off to a great start! We are looking forward to seeing members at Our Thrive Don’t Just Survive class being offered August 18 and August 25, the ELI Social on August 22nd or Wild Island member event September 8 (don’t forget to RSVP with your building rep […]

NatGen Seed Grants Available – Deadline August 15, 2018

Looking for a green activity for your class or local youth organization? We are funding a limited number of projects, inspired by a Green Earth Book Award (GEBA) book (or books), that make a direct impact on the environment. We have announced our newest Read Green Program endeavor, NatGen Seed Grants. We are looking for […]