FCPS Faces a Cyber Attack

Dear FEA Members, FEA has been closely monitoring a breaking situation in FCPS. You may have seen the recent story concerning hackers breaking into the FCPS network.  FCPS has also sent an email follow up to the community earlier this evening.   FEA has been looking into this matter since it was brought to our attention late this morning.  […]

Happy First Day of School 2020-2021 

Whether you are a classroom teacher, social worker, technology specialist, food services, custodian, office professional, instructional assistant, bus driver or attendant, building administrator, central office staff, or one of the hundreds of other employees who ALL support our students’ return to school this year, the Fairfax Education Association wants to remind you that you are […]

Join VEA, NVM and Actor Kerry Washington to Stop Voter Suppression

It’s every citizens’ right to vote, but Virginia is being actively targeted by groups trying to suppress the rights of people of color, immigrants, and LGBTQ individuals. Stand with us against Voter Suppression. Join VEA, New Virginia Majority, and special guest Kerry Washington this evening at 7pm ET for the premiere of #VirginiaVotes, a virtual event […]

Our Support Staff are Educators! Listen to our Heroes!

July 17, 2020 Dear School Board Members, Dr. Brabrand, and FCPS Leadership Team, The Fairfax Education Association held a town hall this past Wednesday dedicated to hearing from your Educational Support Personnel (ESP) and addressing their unanswered questions. We are concerned that FCPS has not communicated with all employees regarding the upcoming school year and […]

Rally for PPE Friday, July 10

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Rally for PPE! Protect Health and Safety.  Pose Questions.  Expect Answers.   The link to the video is HERE. Executive Director Kim Anderson joined us from NEA to stand with us in solidarity regarding FCPS’s promise of a choice for all educators and families. School board member […]

Fairfax Return to School EMERGENCY Town Hall

UPDATE: Contact your elected officials in Fairfax County as well as Superintendent Dr. Scott Brabrand and Dr. James Lane Superintendent of Instruction for Virginia. Click here to SEND the letters. You can find the link to the Town Hall Video HERE.  Thank you to all who were able to join us via ZOOM as Dr. […]

As Schools Plan for Reopening, Worried Teachers Say They Have More Questions Than Answers

President Kimberly Adams shares the FEA positions on return to schools in the EdWeek Teaching Blog – featured story, June 30.  In Fairfax, Va., administrators asked parents to choose an enrollment option—entirely remote instruction or a hybrid approach. In the first option, students would receive “virtual, interactive instruction” four days a week. In the second option, students […]

Educator Unions Urge FCPS to Continue Distance Learning

Fairfax County, VA – On Tuesday, June 23, Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) issued an updated “return to school” plan that appeared to provide employees and students with the option to work and learn in the environment that they feel is most safe for the 2020-2021 school year. FCPS has asked employees and families to […]

Black Lives Matter

Rally Link : https://actionnetwork.org/events/educators-for-black-lives-matter?source=direct_link& The Fairfax Education Association is angry and devastated over the events of the last week, from the injustice of George Floyd’s death to the absurd use of unnecessary force on the peaceful protests that have followed.  There is a history of deeply rooted racism that plagues the institutions that govern and protect […]

FAQ: FCPS Response to COVID-19

Frequently Asked Questions UPDATED June 12 My medical condition (or my family member’s) will not allow me to return to face-to-face learning in August. What should I do? Anyone who has a medical reason or a family member with a medical reason to not return in the fall should contact HR today to start the […]