WEA advocates for excellence, inclusion and a racially equitable public school system for all students, staff and communities to ensure outstanding public schools for every student in Washington state.

What's happening

  • Interested in pursuing National Board Certification?

    WEA, in partnership with Seattle Education Association, is offering 25 scholarships for the 2024-25 school year to support multilingual educators and educators of color in joining a cohort to develop and test approaches to increasing the number of nationally certified teachers.
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  • Congratulations, Aimee Bishop

    For years, Island County students experiencing different struggles in life that hinder their education have counted on people like Coupeville's Aimee Bishop for help. Bishop, who colleagues say is passionate about helping youth be successful, is WEA's 2024 Education Support Professional of the Year.
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  • Nominations open for 2024 Human & Civil Rights Awards

    Do you know of anyone or a group of individuals making a difference in the world? If yes, nominate them for a WEA Human & Civil Rights Award. The WEA Human and Civil Rights Committee is accepting nominations for individuals or groups who are involved in exceptional work in the areas of community service, cultural awareness, international peace and understanding, and student involvement in Washington state. Anyone from the community can nominate a person or group for the awards. Nominations due by 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31
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  • 2024 WEA/HCR Teaching Equity Conference

    Join your WEA colleagues this summer to connect on cultivating effective educational environment cultures. Sessions will focus on implementing Washington's equity-based school practices aligned to cultural competency, diversity, equity and inclusion standards for the purpose of improving student engagement and learning for all students. The conference will be held on July 25, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Highline College in Des Moines. Registration is free.
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