FEA is proud to announce a huge win from our Meet and Confer sessions (Virginia’s version of negotiations). Personal leave can now be taken up to 5 days per school year (increased from 3). Our advocacy has led to this positive change. We hope this leads to increased morale and an ability to use personal […]
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Use this page to listen to FEA President Kimberly Adams’ appearances on Union Edge Radio — talk radio for labor. October 15, 2015: How Budget Shortfalls Affect Teachers, & Teachers’ Retirement October 1, 2015: The Impact of Steep Budget Cuts on Our Schools August 20, 2015: The Importance of Education, and Teacher Shortages July 16, […]
Last night, the FCPS school board voted for a budget which includes a full step and a 0.62 percent COLA/Market Rate Adjustment. They declined to pass any of the proposed amendments which would have restored the full 1% cost of living adjustment. The Board of Supervisors’ funding of the FCPS budget for 2015-16 cycle has […]
Congratulations to our friend and colleague Precious Crabtree, recognized by the Virginia Board of Education for winning the Virginia Education Association Award for Teaching Excellence!
Fairfax Education Association is almost 100 years old. Now, thanks to you, I will soon become the latest link in the chain of leaders stretching back to Mary Snead in 1920. I am deeply moved and grateful for your faith in me. On August 1, I will become your new president-elect and will serve a […]
(This post is adapted from testimony by FEA President Kimberly Adams to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on April 7, 2015.) It is with great pride that my organization supports the FCPS School Board budget request. To say that Dr. Garza and her staff have worked hard is an understatement. This is the closest […]