From the President:

  • Your Association is here to serve and support you.  Please contact us or your IEA Building Representatives if you have any questions, concerns or problems.
  • New - Join us in Olympia on the steps of the capital for a rally calling on the Legislature to fully fund education now! April 25th 9:30am!  Click here for more information
  • We are in the midst of our Winter WEA-PAC Drive. Please join with other educators in our Political Action Committee to have our voice heard in Olympia. if you have not joined click here and download a payroll deduction form ($2.25 a month) and return it to the IEA office. Please hand deliever this form or send via US Postal Service, do not use district mail.
  • We have added a new drop down menu at the top of the page for the 2015 Legislative session.
  • New Center For Collaborative Support (CCS) Summer Conference. Hosted at Issaquah High School - CCS is a multi-district organization made up of the School Districts and Educational Associations from Issaquah, Riverview, Tahoma, and Snoqualmie Valley Districts. We work together to offer low cost and quality professional development to our members. This summer CCS will be offering a 2-day professional development opportunity called the Powerful Learning Conference August 19 and 20th. The courses will be free to IEA members, will offer clock hours and staff may use their 2015-16 PDP hours. Use the above link to get more information.
  • Premera Cyberattack: On Tuesday, March 17, we learned that Premera Blue Cross was the target of a sophisticated cyberattack and we sent out a notice to WEA members advising them about it and forwarding a web link where people can sign up for two years of free credit reporting and identity theft protection. Click here
    WEA has also provided a Q & A page around the questions they have received concerning the Premera Data Breach.
  • WEA is pleased to announce the date for Western Washington WEA National Board Home Stretch event:
    • Western Washington:  Bothell, Washington – Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Lynnwood High School

    Home Stretch is a 1-day event that takes place just before the National Board portfolio is due, when candidates are getting ready to focus their attention on final revisions for Component Two and prepare for Component One. You can read more about what to expect at the seminar here.

  •  WEA National Board Jump Start Program Information (For National Board Candidates starting next school year 2015-16)
  • WEA ProTeach Jump Start Information (For Candidates beginning the program in 2015-16)
  • For schedule changes and emergency school information we recommend subscribing to FlashAlert and downloading their app to your cell phone.

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Use this link to access our IEA calendar for setting up building meetings and checking other important dates like Personal Leave Black Out Dates.

Upcoming Dates:

  • April 23 – 25 – WEA Representative Assembly (Bellevue)
  • April 25 – WEA Rally in Olympia (9:30am Capital Steps)
  • April 27 - National Board Information Meeting for staff starting the NB process next year (Sunset Elementary 4:15 to 5:15.)
  • May 1 – Deadline for notification of request to take a Leave of Absence for 2015-16
  • June 30 - Last day to submit PGIF forms to receive this compensation. PGIF money not used by this date is lost to the member.
  • August Calendar for 2015-16 School Year

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