Category: News

Photos: FEA 2018 Open House Draws a Crowd

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 […]

2018 NEA Convention: Teacher of the Year, Advocacy and More

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 […]

2018 NEA Convention: FEA Goes to Minneapolis

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 […]

Rally for Retirement Tuesday, June 26 – Stand Up for Working Families

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 […]

FEA Objects to Recent Substitute Survey from FCPS

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 […]

Election Results for the Office of FEA President-Elect

We have the results for the election for the office of President-elect. The winner is Kimberly Adams, Librarian, Mantua Elementary School. She will begin serving her term as President-elect on August 1, 2018. She will start her three year term as FEA President on August 1, 2019. I would like to thank all the candidates […]

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 […]

Monday, April 16: BA Salary Lanes Work Session at 3:30 p.m.

  Fairfax County Public Schools has changed the time of the work session on the BA Lanes scheduled for Monday, April 16 at Gatehouse Room 1600. It is now 3:30 instead of 4:30! Fairfax Education Association will be handing out stickers to show solidarity and support on this issue. Remember to tell your colleagues, even […]

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 […]

  1. Instruction & Professional Development Committee Meeting

    November 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. FEA Board of Directors Meeting

    November 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Lobby Day

    January 28, 2019
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