Please join us in the fight for “20 by 20” here in Fairfax County. This is our fight to start all Fairfax County Public Schools employees at $20/hour by the year 2020.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Fairfax, VA — Jan. 10, 2019 — The Fairfax Education Association is pleased with the proposed FY 2019-20 Fairfax County Public Schools budget presented by Superintendent Brabrand tonight. We believe that the Superintendent’s commitment to raise salaries for all employees is laudable. The shot in the arm given to the pay scale for […]
The Fairfax Education Association on Oct. 17 welcomed dozens of FEA members, educators, community members and leaders to FEA’s newly-renovated offices. During the open house, FEA dedicated its Board Room to Walt Mika, honoring him for his lifelong commitment to students and educators in Fairfax County and throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. See photos from […]
FEA represents members’ views at every opportunity. We attend and speak at School Board meetings, advocate for better funding from the Board of Supervisors, lobby the legislature, and meet with FCPS administration to guide changes in our schools. As a member, you have the power to join (or lead!) those conversations to make your views […]
Tuesday at the NEA convention, we spent most of the day discussing business and passed over 30 new business items that dealt with a wide range of issues such as advocating for registering high school students who can vote, advocating for more CTE classes, getting more training to prevent suicide, and removing tests like the […]
Monday, the NEA Convention started off in high gear and showed the promise of what good work our union will be doing this week. First, NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia shared her remarks with the NEA Representative Assembly (RA). She spoke eloquently about continuing the fight for public education and caring for our students. She […]
Hello from the NEA Convention! The FEA has a dozen members here representing our organization on issues that affect the entire country. Over the next week, the FEA will be posting blogs, pictures, and videos of the exciting happenings that are going on in Minneapolis! Our delegates arrived on Friday and got to know the city a […]
Fairfax County’s Board of Supervisors has proposed six changes to its defined benefit retirement plan, which will reduce guaranteed benefits to newly hired public employees by 20-25% and endanger the economic health of Fairfax County and hurt working families. Tell the Board of Supervisors these cuts are not acceptable! Stand up for the future of […]
The Fairfax Education Association strenuously objects to the recent substitute survey that was sent out by Fairfax County Public Schools and calls on FCPS to scrap it and listen to the FEA. If FCPS is interested in getting feedback from their employees on this issue, they should have listened to the data, input, and recommendations […]
Wear #Red4Ed this Wednesday. Plus, join us for a Facebook live blog from the School Board meeting later this week!