Strengthening Washington's public schools

We are teachers, we are educators, we are passionate, we are a school's foundation, WE Are WEA. Learn about WEA's history as the largest representative of public school educators in the state, how to get involved with WEA Representative Assembly, how to contact your UniServ Council, and who makes up the WEA leadership team

  • Our locals and UniServ 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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  • Member spotlight

    Get to know the inspiring WEA members who educate and support K-12 and college students. WEA members passionately advocate for students, public education and the communities their schools support. We've their currated stories from around the state.

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  • The WEA leadership team

    Meet the leadership team and managers who work with staff to execute the WEA priorities.
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  • Washington ESPs: A foundation for our students

    Great public schools require a combined effort by many dedicated people. Education Support Professionals (ESP) are committed, caring WEA members who prepare students for success every day.
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  • 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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  • WE Are inclusive

    Every student in Washington deserves a safe and welcoming environment in order to learn. This collection of strategies, tools and resources are designed to help you support students from all backgrounds and circumstances.
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An RA delegate holds her card high during a floor vote.WEA Representative Assembly

WEA is a member-driven, democratically governed organization and the annual Representative Assembly (RA) is its chief policy making body. Once a year, local associations select more than 1,000 WEA members to gather for RA. Learn more

A WEA Children's Fund donor hands out shoes to students.Make a difference for students with the WEA Children's Fund

  • Educators want every opportunity to help a student succeed. And sometimes that means buying students items to meet basic needs like a new coat, boots or school supplies. Donate to the Children's Fund to help teachers pay for these small gifts that make a huge difference.
  • If you're an educator, request a reimbursement during the school year or email the Children's Fund with questions. Learn more.