WEA teachers: educating tomorrow's leaders
The demands on teachers and educational staff associates have never been higher. But through the WEA members can access tools to help them succeed.
Continue learning and improving with the WEA Professional Development Network. Gain the skills you need to lead the profession, earn clock hours and take courses on relevant topics. Resources include:
- Evaluation and TPEP trainings
- Programs that focus on closing the achievement and opportunity gaps
- Support for the certification process
- Classes on implementing state learning standards (ELA, Math, Common Core and more)
- Courses on bargaining, advocacy and organizing
- Get peace of mind with the Educator Employment Liability Insurance available through your membership dues.
- Get legal advice when you need it with the Attorney Referral Program.
- Contact your local or UniServ Council if your rights or contract are being violated.
Get active and get involved
- Unite with your union brothers and sisters and make your voice heard through political action.
- Learn how you can get involved in the WEA and help directly set your union's priorities.
Camille Jones didn't plan on being a teacher. But unexpected turns brought her back to her hometown Quincey, WA. In 2010 she started teaching at Pioneer Elementary and now she's the 2017 Washington Teacher of the Year. Watch this video to dig deeper into Jones' story and learn how she sees innovation and a personal approach driving student success.
Then watch more videos in the playlist to learn about previous winners of the Washington Teacher of the Year award, going back to 2006.