Tag: PWEA

PWEA Invites Public to Every Student Succeeds Act Town Hall

PWEA Invites Public to Every Student Succeeds Act Town Hall

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

A new federal law has given teachers and other educators an unprecedented opportunity to provide input into the way their public schools are run; as such, the Prince William Education Association wants to hear from its community member about improvements they would like to see.

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Ballot Question Asks About Strengthening Right-to-Work Law

Ballot Question Asks About Strengthening Right-to-Work Law

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

At the polls this Nov. 8, Virginians will be asked if they would like to add a Right-to-Work Amendment to the Virginia Constitution or keep it as a state statute.

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PWEA President Celebrates Its Accomplishments

PWEA President Celebrates Its Accomplishments

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William Education Association’s new president, Riley O’Casey, is excited about the strides the association has already made for educators and students this school year.

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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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School Board to Consider Transfers for Teachers on Action Plans

School Board to Consider Transfers for Teachers on Action Plans

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Wednesday evening, the Prince William County School Board will entertain whether teachers on a Personal Improvement Plan (PIP) should be able to receive a one-time transfer to another of the county’s public schools.

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Prince William Teachers Stress Concerns About Survey to Assess Lengthening of Workday

Prince William Teachers Stress Concerns About Survey to Assess Lengthening of Workday

| February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William teachers have stressed multiple concerns regarding a PWCS survey to discover how teachers are using 30 minutes of contract time added by the school division four years ago.

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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: ‘Union Thugs?’

LIVE & LEARN: ‘Union Thugs?’

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Several years ago, during a Town Hall hosted by my elected official, my colleague and I were called “union trolls.” My professional association, the Prince William Education Association, of which I am currently Vice President, has been called “union thugs.” What an interesting term for a group of people who advocate for the best interests of children.

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Sen. Warner Holds Town Hall Meeting for Educators in PWC

Sen. Warner Holds Town Hall Meeting for Educators in PWC

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Senator Mark Warner (D) held a Town Hall meeting at the McCoart Building in Woodbridge Thursday in which he listened to the concerns of Prince William Educators.

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LIVE & LEARN: Why We Teach

LIVE & LEARN: Why We Teach

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Ms. O’KC explains how teaching to the student trumps teaching to the test.

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