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Nominations for KEA Officers are now open until February 27

Nominations for KEA President, Vice President, and Secretary/Treasurer are now open until February 27.   KEA officers may be elected for up to three, two-year terms. If you would like to nominate yourself, or another member, please send your nomination to Becky Babcock, our administrative assistant: bbabcock@washingtonea.org 
 
Here is the timeline on the election process:
  • Nominations will open on February 6, 2019 at 4:00 pm. Nominations will close on February 27, 2019 at 4:00 pm.
  • Candidate Statements are due to KEA no later than March 1st at 4:00 pm. You may email these to Becky as well.
  • Ballots will go out on March 6th at the Rep Council Meeting.
  • Elections will be held March 6 - April 3.
  • Ballots will be due to the KEA office on April 3, by 5:00 pm.
  • The successful candidates will be announced by May 1
 
Snow Days........

More predictions for inclement weather are expected...so we need to prepare for the possibility that the school year will be extended. Please be mindful of that as you begin to make summer plans. It is difficult to get leave approved at the end of the year. Part of our contract includes the school calendar. It does say that if additional school days are required, they will be added to the end of the school year.
 
In addition, many questions have been raised about school cancellations during elementary conference week. Some of the building reps have provided ideas/solutions to KEA leadership. We will be taking these ideas to HR if the need arises.
 
Volunteer Opportunity....

We have an opportunity to help in the community where our students go to school! Please RSVP if you are interested! 

When :    Saturday, February 23rd, 12:00pm- 1:00pm
Where :  Northwest Harvest Kent Warehouse
22220 68th Ave S., Kent
What :  Help with packaging bulk foods that will be  distributed to people in need.
 
Please RSVP by February 11th to Christie Padilla.
  
Upcoming Events
 
February 12
Culturally Responsive Classroom Communities
 
February 26
Culturally Responsive
Classroom Management 
 
February 27
Executive Board Meeting
Officer Nominations Close 
 
March 5
Culturally Responsive Classroom Interactions 
 
March 6 
Rep Council Meeting
 
Be sure to check the KEA calendar for upcoming events
 
 
KEA Classifieds
For Sale: 
Kenmore Elite Induction/Convection Range $500
Freestanding, stainless and black
4 years old in excellent condition



If you are interested in posting a listing here for FREE, please contact Becky Babcock

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