Tuesday, May 30, 2023

PSEA/NEA Member Benefits

As a member of WSEA, you also have access to the many programs set up through PSEA and NEA to save you money.  Members of PSEA and NEA serve on committees to decide what companies have the best deals for our members as well as great customer service.  Check out the Member Benefits site on PSEA (you will need to login) for deals on the following items and more.

  • Contacts
  • Hearing Aids
  • Purchasing a car
  • Cell phone plans
  • Internet and Phone service
  • Car Rentals
  • Hotels
  • Personal Legal Services - contact us to find out how to get two free half hour sessions for free because you are a member
  • Purchasing Appliances
  • Dell Computer discounts

Here are a few flyers on the benefits of membership 

For teachers and service providers, making sure we get our 30 minute duty free lunch can be difficult. Check out the attached handout for some suggestions on how to make sure you get the time you deserve.

30 Minute duty free lunch

PSEA Professional Learning Exchange

Participate in professional development webinars anytime, anywhere, using the PSEA Professional Learning Exchange Online Learning Portal.

PSEA also publishes Advisories on many different topics and they are posted here. Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • ESEA Information
  • Special Education topics
  • Teacher evaluation information
  • Assessment information
  • School nurse/medication liability
  • Student records information
  • TIMS information

Planning Time 

Members are afforded planning time each cycle/week in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.  Elementary teachers are given 320 minutes of plan time a cycle and secondary teachers are given 240 a cycle. If you have questions or believe that you are not receiving the correct amount of minutes, please speak with your building rep.  Below you will find a flyer with more information about planning time and a record keeping sheet to use to maintain how many minutes you are getting a cycle to make sure you are above the limit.

Solutions That Work

PSEA has been the professional organization that shares the best practices that we know work with our students.  You can find out more about PSEA Solutions that work here.

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