Category: News

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nominate a Fantastic ESP for ESP of the Year

Take a moment to recognize great work by nominating one of your Education Support Professional (ESP) colleagues for the ESP of the Year Award. This award is given annually to an ESP member who has made significant contributions to their schools, communities, and their profession.  Find the full information and nomination instructions here and the nomination […]

Our schools need your vote!

The attacks on public education are in full bloom across the country. Over the last nine months, we have seen a national administration that wants to take the “public” out of public education. They are stripping rights to special education students, making plans to re-segregate our schools through vouchers, and loosening standards on for-profit charter […]

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