Strengthening Washington's public schools

Here you'll find information about WEA history, how to get collective bargaining support, reaching your UniServ Council, WEA leadership and how as a member you can drive the organization's priorities.

  • History

    For more than 100 years WEA members have been improving the quality of education in Washington. Learn more about some of the key moments in WEA history.

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  • Collective bargaining support

    Whether you're a seasoned bargainer looking to stay up on the latest trends or you're just trying to learn about how collective bargaining has improved education, check out the resources available to you.

    • Get the support you need to get trained and organized.
    • Make sure you know your rights.
    • Get help when your contract is violated
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  • How to join

    Are you a teacher, support professional, or higher education faculty member? A student preparing to enter a career in education? Or a retired educator looking to stay connected with your association? WEA membership is available to you.

    Join today!
  • Leadership

    Learn how members set the WEA priorities and hold officer elections. Meet the WEA leadership team and find out how you can get involved.

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  • Locals and councils

    Find your UniServ Council or check out local association websites. 

    UniServ staff can help local associations with: 

    • Organizing
    • Community outreach
    • Trainings
    • Political action coordination
    • Contract enforcement and collective bargaining
    • Individual member representation in employment related issues
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