Fairfax Education Association has been working to get more funding for public education. Now is the time to help FCPS employees and make sure all our colleagues are making a living wage. Please join FEA on Tuesday, May 14 at the County Public School Budget Hearing to push for $20/hr. for all FCPS employees by 2020.
Author: Kevin Hickerson
The future of public education in Virginia was given a big shove forward by the members of the Virginia Education Association’s (VEA) annual convention last weekend.“I have never been at a convention where so many good ideas from all over Virginia were being presented, debated, and passed,” said Fairfax Education Association President Kevin Hickerson. “Virginia’s public schools will be stronger based on our collective work.”
There has been a lot of positive movement over the last couple of months regarding the BA Lanes. Our collective action has worked to stop changes that were going to be made. Learn more about how this affects Fairfax County Public Schools staff here.
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 […]
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 […]