WEA News

WEA Updates

As many of you know PERS is the retirement program that all educators and many other state employees are a part of. PERS is a great program, that is a huge benefit for our employees who become vested and make it to retirement. Every two years the PERS board makes adjustments to the rate to […]

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 […]