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COVID-19 Sick Leave Bank

We are pleased to share that WCSD and WEA, have reached agreement and have signed an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) which creates a Special COVID-19 Sick Leave Bank (C-19 SLB). The C-19 SLB will provide certified employees the opportunity to donate and request sick...

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Staff Support Resources NAMI and WCSD EAP

Counselors & Social Workers, The National Alliance of Mental Health of Western Nevada has developed a Warmline for anyone needing support as a Covid-19 responder, educators included. The warmline is a safe, non-crisis phone service available to any adult who wants...

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National NEA Micro-Credentials Virtual PLCs

NEA Teacher Quality (TQ) is pleased to announce that registration has opened for our National NEA Micro-Credentials Virtual PLCs being offered for Cycle 4: December 7, 2020 to February 7, 2021.  Facilitators will reach out to participants with exact dates and times...

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Math Tools for Successful Distance Learning

The Nevada National Board Professional Learning Institute: Empowering Teachers as Leaders and Learners is pleased to invite all teachers of grades 6-12 mathematics to register for a series of free virtual workshops that introduces multimedia tools designed to increase...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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