Kudos to everyone who participated in the evaluation workshop we held on October 5th. We thank the attendees for their positive feedback and reviews, and in particular we thank Precious Crabtree, Kevin Hickerson, and Jake Lemann for their contributions to the presentation. Most of the attendees were veteran educators looking to hone their skills, but […]
Awesome music from the Vienna Jammers plus on-point speeches from local and national leaders! Thanks to everyone who came! Highlights from incredible “Put Kids First” event Highlights and music from our “Put Kids First” Event! Plus, excerpts from speeches by FEA & NEA Today leadership, and even Congressman Gerry Connolly. Thanks to everyone who attended! […]
Do you want to be more involved in FEA? Do you want to be a leader? The FEA Board of Directors sets the direction for the entire organization. They represent the membership by determining the direction and priorities of FEA (in conjunction with the Representative Assembly). The VEA Board of Directors fills the same function […]
Welcome back to another fun year at FCPS! We here at FEA are gearing up for 2015-16 to be one of our best years yet. We had an active summer of planning and training, organizing upcoming events, interviewing and educating current and potential elected officials, recruiting new members, redesigning our website, and even kicking around […]
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 […]
Have comments on the new bell schedules? Discuss the issue on our Facebook page!
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!