2014-2015 School Calendars
2014-2015 SALARY SCHEDULE
James Andrew Wendt, KCEA building representative at Nitro High School passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014.
Drew was a beloved teacher who exemplified our profession. His dedication to his students was evident to anyone who heard him speak about his classroom. He will be remembered for his easy smile and memorable laugh. Our deepest sympathy to his family.
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.
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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.
The Kanawha County
Education Association (the local affiliate of the WVEA) has endorsed
these candidates for the KCS School Board May 13, 2014:
only YOU can make a difference.
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.
Get important and current information about the salary legislative bill at
School closings and delays can also be found here on the West Virginia Department of Education website.
Yvonne Martin, KCEA member and a teacher at Montrose Elementary in Kanawha County, has been 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 will receive a $1,000 honorarium. She will be in the running to be named the 2013 National History Teacher of the Year this fall. Montrose Elementary Schoolís library will receive a core archive of history books and educational materials from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
Click here to read the full story.
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.
KCEA Newsletter and Website Awards
At the 2013 Delegate
Assembly in April at the Charleston Mariott, the KCEA
newsletter Watch Along the Kanawha, and the KCEA web site both
won top honors.
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.
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WVEAís Educator Forum Report Available
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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