Category Archives: Education

18 Apr
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Essay Contest Meeting, Interested People are Welcome, TBA

  Volunteers needed for the Annual Essay Contest Committee This is our annual Essay Contest for local high school students. Anyone interested in participating on the Essay Committee, please contact Pat Edwards at edwa.lapa@gmail.com. The topic this year for the ...

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12 Feb
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Joe Thomas, President of the Arizona Education Association, Feb 12, 2019

  Joe Thomas, President of the Arizona Education Association Feb 12, 2019 Interview by Lori Province: Joe describes the amazing actions by teachers and the community to support their public schools. For more information, go to http://www.arizonaea.org/home/26.htm, or https://aflcio.org/blog, or ...

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11 Sep
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Paul Hope, a member of the WA Education Association, Sept 11

  Paul Hope, a member of the WA Education Association Sept 11, 2018 Interview by Ken Winkes:  Paul explains the Washington State teachers’ current salary negotiations. For more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/Mount-Vernon-Education-Association-751580048337969/. We Do The Work Comments: >  Trump finds ...

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21 Nov
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Paul Hope, President of the WA Education Ass Fourth Corner, Part 2, Nov 21

  Paul Hope, President of the Washington Education Association Fourth Corner, Part 2, Nov 21, 2017 Interview by Ken Winkes: Paul explains more about the Washington State’s Education Budget-it’s pretty bad. For more information, email Paul at phope@washingtonea.org or http://weafourthcorner.org/. ...

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14 Nov
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Paul Hope, President of WA Education Association Fourth Corner, Part 1, Nov 14

  Paul Hope, President of the Washington Education Association Fourth Corner, Part 1, Nov 14, 2017 Interview by Ken Winkes: Paul explains the Washington State’s Education Budget-it’s pretty bad. For more information, email Paul at phope@washingtonea.org. We Do The Work ...

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04 Oct
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Volunteers Needed for Annual Essay Contest Committee

Volunteers needed for Annual Essay Contest Committee Volunteers are needed for our annual Essay Contest for local high school students. Now that the election and the holidays are over we need to get cracking on the essay contest for this ...

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25 Aug
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National Park Service Celebrates 100th Anniversary

“There is nothing so American as our national parks… the fundamental idea behind the parks… is that the country belongs to the people.” – Franklin D Roosevelt The National Park Service turned 100 years old on August 25, 2016, an ...

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19 Jul
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Gov. Jay Inslee to Continue to Lead NGA’s Education and Workforce Committee

The National Governors Association announced that Gov. Jay Inslee will again co-lead the group’s Education & Workforce Committee, one of five standing NGA committees responsible for governors’ collective, bipartisan advocacy on federal policies. “I will continue to work with my colleagues ...

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30 Jun
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Senators Cantwell and Murray Help Bring AmeriCorps Funding to Washington State

U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Patty Murray (D-WA) announced that Washington state will receive $24.6 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service. The investments will help ...

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28 Jun
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Paul Hope, President of the WA Education Ass Fourth Corner, Funding of Education in Washington

Paul Hope, President of the Washington Education Association Fourth Corner, Part 2, June 28, 2016 Interview by Ken Winkes:  Paul goes over what could happen to education and teachers in the Washington’s 2017 legislative session.     About We Do ...

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