Author Archive: Riley O'Casey

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PWEA Addresses Brentsville Viral Bullying Incident

PWEA Addresses Brentsville Viral Bullying Incident

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Any such acts committed toward a student in Prince William County Schools MUST be handled appropriately without any delay. PWEA will never stop advocating on behalf of ALL students.

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PWEA Pres. Encourages DeVos to Learn More about Public Education

PWEA Pres. Encourages DeVos to Learn More about Public Education

| April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William Education Association was both pleased and concerned when U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited Ashland Elementary School this week.

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OPINION: PWEA Sends Message ‘The Time Has Come’

OPINION: PWEA Sends Message ‘The Time Has Come’

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

What are you doing Wednesday night? Wednesday, June 1? If you support children and education, you should come to the school board meeting. If you are an employee of PWCS, you should also come.

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LIVE & LEARN: Early SOL Testing, ‘the Fog Begins’

LIVE & LEARN: Early SOL Testing, ‘the Fog Begins’

| April 10, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

While the break was wonderful, returning from spring break means one thing for educators: we enter the pre-SOL testing phase of the school year.

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LIVE & LEARN: Courage, Easily Spoken of But Difficult to Act Upon

LIVE & LEARN: Courage, Easily Spoken of But Difficult to Act Upon

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments | Live & Learn

On this snow day, educator Riley O’Casey muses about what it takes to find the courage to stand up for your convictions.

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LIVE & LEARN: School Divisions Should Seek to Reduce Adult Bullying

LIVE & LEARN: School Divisions Should Seek to Reduce Adult Bullying

| October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

I would like to dedicate this article to all school employees who have ever been bullied and those who are currently being bullied in the workplace.

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LIVE & LEARN: New Year, Fresh Start for PWCS

LIVE & LEARN: New Year, Fresh Start for PWCS

| August 16, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

As the new the new school year will soon begin for Prince William County Schools, columnist and educator Riley O’Casey offers a “to-do” list for all the stakeholders.

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LIVE & LEARN: Learning Balance, Earning Respect

LIVE & LEARN: Learning Balance, Earning Respect

| August 9, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

In her latest column, Riley O’Casey heaps praise on educators that can balance teaching and parenting.

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LIVE & LEARN: We’re All in this Together

LIVE & LEARN: We’re All in this Together

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

What do educators really talk about at a NEA convention? Improving public education, of course.

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LIVE & LEARN: Wait! Who’s My Administrator?

LIVE & LEARN: Wait! Who’s My Administrator?

| July 19, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Columnist Riley O’Casey asks why Prince William County Schools couldn’t have reassigned administrators before the children left for the summer.

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