2015 DELEGATE ASSEMBLY
Members of the Kanawha County Delegation pose with WVEA President Dale Lee at the Delegate Assembly.
KCEA Newsletter and Website Awards
At the 2015 Delegate Assembly in April at the Charleston Marriott, the KCEA newsletter Watch Along the Kanawha, and the KCEA web site both won top honors.
View the photos here.
KCEA CLASSIC MINIATURE GOLF TOURNAMENT
On May19, 2015, KCEA held the 4th Annual KCEA Classic at the Grand Prix Course at Southridge. The money raised and donated by sponsors will provide clothing/shoes for homeless students in our school system. KCEA will present a check to the Kanawha County Schools' fund for the clothing needs of homeless students.
2015-2016 School Calendars
NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Interested in getting your National Board Certification? Do you need more information? For candidates beginning the National Board Certification process in 2014Ė15, there are new guidelines you can view in this pdf file.
You can find an overview as well as additional information online about National Board Certification in West Virginia at this link.
Teacher payment for school vacancy interviews
2014-2015 School Calendars
2014-2015 SALARY SCHEDULE
2014 KCEA Golf Fundraiser
The third annual KCEA Classic fundraiser to raise money for the clothing fund for homeless students was held at the Southridge Grand Prix on May 1, 2014.
KCEA President Dinah Adkins presents Superintendent Dr. Ron Duerring with a $1500 check for the Student Clothing Fund at the August 2014 Board meeting.
GOVERNOR VETOES PLANNING PERIOD BILL
Governor Tomblin vetoed the legislation intended to clarify the planning period statute. SB 477 passed both the House and Senate overwhelmingly. Read the WVEA response.
If you, or your legal dependant, are enrolled in classes, you are eligible for a KCEA Scholarship. Your dependant could receive a $500 scholarship toward his or her education. If you are enrolled in a class yourself, you may be eligible for a $250 scholarship to help offset the cost of your education.
Yvonne Martin, KCEA member and a teacher at Montrose Elementary in Kanawha County, was named the 2013 History Teacher of the Year for West Virginia.
Inaugurated in 2004, the National History Teacher of the Year Award promotes and celebrates the teaching of American history in classrooms across the United States. The award honors one exceptional K-12 teacher of American history from each of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, Department of Defense schools and US Territories.
Yvonne is a St. Albans resident and received a $1,000 honorarium. Montrose Elementary Schoolís library received a core archive of history books and educational materials from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
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KCEA Golf Fundraiser
The second annual KCEA fundraiser to raise money for the clothing fund for homeless students was held at the Southridge Grand Prix on May 2, 2013. The 2013 KCEA Classic raised $1,070 which was donated at the Board of Education meeting in May.
Michael Hennessey is the
Development Specialist for the WVEA's South Central
Region. A graduate of Concord University, Michael previously worked
in Nicholas County as a computer tech teacher and a special education
teacher as well as football and wrestling coach.
We encourage our members to be actively involved, and the Political Action Committee is a great place to start! PAC committee members participate in campaigns for political candidates, ballot initiatives or legislation.
Join the PAC Committee Today!
WVEAís Educator Forum Report
The report from the WVEA sponsored Educator Forums that were held throughout the state in November 2012 to discuss the recommendations from the Education and Efficiency Audit conducted by Public Works, LLC are available.
To download the 12 page PDF file, click here.
Kanawha County Education
KCEA President Dinah Adkins presents Superintendent Duerring with a check for $650 from the KCEA Golf Classic at the May Board of Education meeting.
Safe and Supportive Schools Manual
Donít forget to check out the Policy 4373 Safe and Supportive Schools Electronic Manual for new resources related to Policy 4373. The electronic manual can be accessed by clicking here New resources are being added weekly.
During your first year of teaching and regular NEA membership, you'll be eligible to receive a rebate of $20 for each year you were a student member (up to four years). Visit www.nea.org and search on "Student Rebate" to download the rebate form.
YOUR RIGHTS IN A RIF OR TRANSFER
What are your rights in a RIF or transfer? This flyer will give you a brief summary of your legal rights if you are RIFed or Transferred. This information provided as a service of the West Virginia Education Association.
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