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News, events and information about public schools, our students and the education profession.

Don’t let your teaching credentials expire

The end of the school year is an important time to check your teaching certification status for possiblerenewal. All licenses and certificates expire on June 30th of their last valid…

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WVEA Member Spotlight

Jo Frost is a teacher at Woodrow Wilson High School in Raleigh County, where she is involved with the robotic program. She first applied for a position in Fayette County….

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Lewis County teacher named WVDEP Make It Shine Environmental Teacher of the Year

Leading Creek Elementary School is a newer, multicounty school with students from both Lewis and Gilmer counties. Teacher Tracy Arnold had worked at Troy Elementary from 2012 to 2015 when…

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Time to celebrate

Attention, WVEA members! If you are one of the nearly 4 million borrowers who received forgiveness of your student loans since 2020, it’s time to CELEBRATE! NEA Member Benefits, in…

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Read across West Virginia events

This year WVEA visited several schools throughout the state during Read Across America week. The participating schools were in Cabell, Kanawha, Mineral, and Monongalia Counties. In celebration of Read Across…

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WCEA wins an additional $2,000 stipend and increased substitute pay

For years, WCEA has been pushing efforts to increase pay for non-administrative employees, increase substitute pay to attract quality substitutes, and increase respect to keep quality employees. WCEA President Elliott…

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WVEA Member Spotlight

Ethan Bartlett was nominated by a coworker to be part of our WVEA member spotlight. Ethan is the choir and music teacher at Point Pleasant Jr/Sr High School. He began…

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Delegates selected to attend 2024 NEA RA

WVEA members were recently nominated to represent you as state delegates at the 2024 NEA Representative Assembly (NEA RA) in Philadelphia, PA. WVEA members attending the July 3–7 event are:…

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WVEA President Lee addresses the mental health and discipline of students

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – WVEA President Dale Lee spoke at the West Virginia State Board of Education Meeting on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, about the legislative session, student discipline, and mental health….

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NOTICE: Upcoming Communications and Publications Member Survey

The NEA Center for Communications will be surveying members over the coming week about their communications and publications. Respondents were pulled from a representative sample. Not all members will receive…

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