What's happening

  • WEA Select health care plans are best for our members

    WEA Select is changing insurance companies, to Aetna and UnitedHealthcare, beginning with the Nov. 1 plan year. The decision to make the change was to better meet the needs of the members, educators and their families, for better choices, lower cost and easy access to health care. WEA Select is managed by members for members. To learn more WEA Select’s distinct advantages, read on.
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  • Earn clock hours and learn new culture, equity and ELL strategies

    It's not too late to take a professional development course and get clock hours this summer. WEA is offering two courses in August to support and assist educators in understanding how to apply the best research-based English Language Learners (ELL), culture and equity practices in the classroom.
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  • How to support students amid immigration crackdown

    All students deserve the opportunity to learn without fear and distress. However, educators are witnessing firsthand the trauma students, their families and our communities are experiencing as a result of harsh immigration enforcement. Here are some resources to help you know your rights and to help your students and community.
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“My advice for new WEA members is to be brave. Challenge yourself. WEA is the best place to try new things. Everyone in our union family is rooting for you.”
Daniel Harada, second-grade teacher, Federal Way EA