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Latest News on Provisional Contracts...

KEA and KSD recently came to an agreement regarding the non-renewal of provisional teachers who were being let go due to district financial reasons. These teachers were given provisional contracts for the 2019-2020 school year, but the compromise is that they won't necessarily be back into their current buildings. While not ideal, it is a big relief that these teachers will have a position next year.  
 
Should You Sign Your Contract?...

Yes. Please sign your contract and return it to the district. KEA always recommends that you drop it by the district office in order to have it date stamped. Please sign and return your contract, even if you think that you might be separating from the district. This will ensure that the district does not fill your position with another candidate. You have until July 1 to be released from your contract.
 
Usually, the contracts are issued on May 15, and they are to be returned by May 31. The contract states that you have two weeks to return your contract to the district. Since the contracts were given out later this year, you have until June 7 to get them in.
 
Retiring, or Know Somebody Who Is?...

If you, or someone you know, is retiring this year, please let KEA know by emailing Becky Babcock at bbabcock@washingtonea.org. Every year, KEA has a retirement dinner to honor the service of our teachers. We want to make sure that all our soon-to-be retirees receive an invitation.  
 
KEA Teachers Rock! Tacoma Rainers

 
KEA Teachers Rock: Tacoma Rainiers

Join your KEA Family for a night at the park July 14! 

Tickets include meals and start at $14 each.

KEA Teachers Rock! Seattle Storm Games

 
We are offering three games at discounted prices this year! 

Tickets are $15 and $25. 

  • June 28th (Teacher Appreciation Night) -
    Seattle Storm versus Chicago Sky at 7pm
  • July 19th (Inspiring Women Night) -
    Seattle Storm versus Las Vegas Aces at 7pm
  • August 18th (Breast Health Awareness Night) -
    Seattle Storm versus Minnesota Lynx at 4pm.
 
Upcoming Events
 
May 29
Executive Board
 
 May 30
Implicit Bias Training
 
June 5 
Rep Council
 
June 12
Executive Board
 
June 18
KEA Retirees Dinner 
 
June 25
Last Day of Work 
 
Be sure to check the KEA calendar for upcoming events
 
 
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