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HB1125: 10-Year Teaching License Update

by Kathy Burcher Director, Government Relations and Research Virginia Education Association I wanted to share everything we currently know about the new 10-year teaching licenses that are the result of the passage of House Bill 1125 (The Teacher Licensure Bill). If you followed along this session, you know that this bill was a focus of […]

FEA Members Honored at VEA Convention

Congratulations are in order for two amazing women. They were part of the Fairfax Education Association contingency of delegates to the VEA Convention in Hampton, Virginia, last week to conduct the important business of the association. FEA member Theresia Anderson was honored with the VEA Education Support Professional (ESP) of the Year Award. FEA-Retired member […]

Sen. Tim Kaine Hosts Roundtable Discussion at FEA

On Saturday, April 7, United States Senator Tim Kaine and former Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton visited the Fairfax Education Association for a roundtable discussion on public education with VEA members, parents and advocates from around Northern Virginia.  The Senator and former Secretary shared their thoughts on the current state of public education in […]

Nominate a Fantastic ESP for ESP of the Year

Take a moment to recognize great work by nominating one of your Education Support Professional (ESP) colleagues for the ESP of the Year Award. This award is given annually to an ESP member who has made significant contributions to their schools, communities, and their profession.  Find the full information and nomination instructions here and the nomination […]

Our schools need your vote!

The attacks on public education are in full bloom across the country. Over the last nine months, we have seen a national administration that wants to take the “public” out of public education. They are stripping rights to special education students, making plans to re-segregate our schools through vouchers, and loosening standards on for-profit charter […]

Brabrand Addresses FEA, Unionism is Important

This year’s opening Representative Assembly was the first in a long time where our members walked out optimistic about the direction of their school system. Last Wednesday, FCPS Superintendent Scott Brabrand stopped by the Fairfax Education Association Representative Assembly and delivered some remarks to our members. He spoke mainly on the importance of being in […]

President Hickerson Welcomes Members to a New School Year

Welcome Back to School!  I am so excited to start another terrific year in FCPS and to welcome back our outstanding teachers, custodians, cafeteria workers, instructional assistants, bus drivers and all our amazing FCPS staff. This is an exciting time for us and I share your enthusiasm to provide the best educational experience possible for […]

Year End Wrap Up, Salary Scales, and Workload

This year has been an interesting year. We were not without our challenges and setbacks, but we find that when we work together we can make great gains. We pushed back against many of the most harmful changes to ERFC, we defeated the Right to Work Amendment statewide, and kept local control of charter school […]

FEA Protects Retirement for 8,000 Current Employees

Last night, the FCPS School Board voted on changes to the local retirement system (ERFC). When the cuts were first announced eight months ago, many on the school board saw no problem in changing the rules of the game for newly hired teachers. Some were more than willing to let the non-vested, those with less […]

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April 25 FEA Update

Here's the latest from the Fairfax Education Association!

Posted by Fairfax Education Association on Wednesday, April 25, 2018
VEA Convention - April 2018

Check in with us on Facebook throughout the weekend as we post updates from the VEA convention!

Posted by Fairfax Education Association on Friday, April 20, 2018
FEA Update

Coming up from your Fairfax Education Association...

Posted by Fairfax Education Association on Monday, April 9, 2018
  1. Elect next FEA President

    April 23 - May 11
  2. Speaker List Opens: SB Budget Hearing

    May 1
  3. Scholarship Deadline

    May 1 @ 5:00 pm
  4. SB Budget Work Session

    May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. ESP Council Meeting

    May 7 @ 4:45 pm - 6:30 pm