The recipient of the 2015 Past Presidents' $500 Scholarship Winner is Andrew Sorah, who will be attending WVU this fall. Andrew is the son of KCEA member, Kelly Sorah at Montrose Elementary School.
KCEA SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
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. Please contact KCEA Scholarship Chairperson, Lucinda Burns at Lucindaburns0809@gmail.com if you are interested in applying this year.
Many educators still have
questions over what
SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST
Is it permissible for a teacher to provide a supply list to the students in their classroom?
Read the decision from the West Virginia State Board of Education and then Superintendent Dr. Steven Paine by clicking here.
ASSESSMENTS & ACCOUNTABILITY
students of West Virginia are targeted for a
variety of assessments required
by federal and state regulations and policies.
If you have questions about any of these requirements, contact the WVEA Help Center at 1.866.568.WVEA (1.866.568.9832)
2015 DELEGATE ASSEMBLY
Members of the Kanawha County Delegation pose with WVEA President Dale Lee at the Delegate Assembly in April.
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 May 19, 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 presented a check for $1831 to the Kanawha County Schools' fund for the clothing needs of homeless students.
KCEA presents donation from the Classic to Dr. Duerring and Social Services Director Eddy Ivy.
NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Interested in getting your National Board Certification? Do you need more information? For candidates beginning the National Board Certification, there are new guidelines you can view here.
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
The KCEA CLASSIC:
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. View the 2014 KCEA Classic Photos
KCEA President Dinah Adkins presents Superintendent Dr. Ron Duerring with a $1500 check for the Student Clothing Fund at the August 2014 Board meeting.
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. View the 2013 KCEA Classic Photos
The First Annual Kanawha County Education Association's Golf Classic on May 3, 2012 to raise money for the clothing fund for homeless students in Kanawha county was a great success. View the 2012 KCEA Classic Photos
KCEA President Dinah Adkins presents Superintendent Duerring with a check for $650 from the KCEA Golf Classic at the May Board of Education meeting.
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!
Safe and Supportive Schools Manual
Don’t 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). Click here for more information.
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.
Click here to read Superintendent Ron Duerring's Monthly Update on the topic of SOCIAL NETWORKING (March 2011).
Click here to read Superintendent Ron Duerring's Monthly Update on the topic of Lesson Plans and Data Collection (December 2010).
WHAT DO I DO IF I AM ACCUSED?
We are working in a climate where any employee can be accused at any time of anything from sexual molestation to sexual harassment or abuse of a child. If you are accused, follow the steps outlined in this document.
DENTAL / OPTICAL PLAN BENEFITS
The Dental/Vision plan provided for all regular employees includes:
NEA Member Benefits
Keep abreast of what's happening in the Legislature as it affects teachers and education in West Virginia. Click here.
Speak out about issues that affect you! Contact your Legislators.
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