Tag: Riley O’Casey

RICHMOND BEAT: Gov. Northam Calls for Raising Va Teachers’ Salaries

RICHMOND BEAT: Gov. Northam Calls for Raising Va Teachers’ Salaries

| January 22, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Gov. Ralph Northam told the Virginia School Boards Association Monday that the state needs to raise teacher pay to attract and keep top talent in the commonwealth’s public schools.

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Governor-Elect Appoints Prince William Teacher Va Secretary of Education

Governor-Elect Appoints Prince William Teacher Va Secretary of Education

| December 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Governor-elect Ralph Northam (D) came to Beville Middle School in Dale City, Thursday, to announce that Prince William County Public School teacher and Marine Corps veteran Atif Qarni will be joining his administration as the next Secretary of Education.

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PWEA Political Action Committee Recommends Candidates in Virginia Elections

PWEA Political Action Committee Recommends Candidates in Virginia Elections

| November 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William PACE [Political Action Committee of Educators] is pleased that the VEA Fund for Children and Public Education has endorsed the committee’s recommended candidates in these state races.

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PWEA Supports Prince William Schools Proposed Revision Non-Discrimination Policy

PWEA Supports Prince William Schools Proposed Revision Non-Discrimination Policy

| June 14, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

At its June 21 meeting, the Prince William County School Board will discuss proposed revisions to Prince William County Public Schools’ Non-Discrimination and Commitment to Equity Policy (Policy 060).

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PWEA Education Town Hall Addressed Closing Achievement Gap

PWEA Education Town Hall Addressed Closing Achievement Gap

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia attended an ESSA town hall hosted by the Prince William Education Association (PWEA), discussing ways to close the achievement gap among 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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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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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: ‘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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