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September 01, 2019

Region Directory - Officer Updates

Region Presidents:

Work is continuing on the Southwestern Region Directory and PSEA’s membership information system for the 2019-2020 school year updates. 

Please complete the PSEA contact information form that was mailed to local association presidents in May. 

IF YOU NEED A CONTACT INFORMATION FORM,
PLEASE CALL THE REGION OFFICE AT 724-696-3100.

We ask that you return these forms to our office AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, even if there are no changes from last year.  Thank you for your help!

September 01, 2019

Know Your Weingarten Rights

August 21, 2019

Adler Award & Human and Civil Rights Nominations

The Celebrating Excellence Awards include PSEA's Adler Friend of Education Award and Human and Civil Rights Awards. Honorees are selected by the PSEA Human & Civil Rights Committee and confirmed by the PSEA Board of Directors. Awards are presented each spring at the PSEA House of Delegates.

The Adler Award honors an individual who has made outstanding statewide contributions to public education. Human and Civil Rights Awards honor individuals and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to human and civil rights in Pennsylvania.

PSEA is accepting nominations for the 2020 Adler Award and the Human and Civil Rights Awards, to be presented on May 14, 2020 in Pittsburgh at the Celebrating Excellence Awards Dinner. 

Nominations for the Adler Award are being accepted through December 31, 2019.  See Adler Award for more information.

Nominations for the Human and Civil Rights Awards are being accepted through December 31, 2019.  See Human and Civil Rights Awards for more information.

September 01, 2019

PSEA - Southwestern Region Officers: 2019-2021

The following members were elected officers of the PSEA-Southwestern Region at the Spring 2019 Region House of Delegates Meeting:

  • President:  Melissa "Missy" Brant, Central Greene EA
  • Vice President:  Joseph "Joe" Steeves, Kiski Area EA
  • Secretary:  Sherri Crockett, Bentworth EA
  • Treasurer:  Holly Detts-Dranzo, Bentworth EA

These new officers will assume their roles on September 1, 2019 for the 2019-2021 term.  Congratulations to the successful candidates and thank you to all who ran for office.

September 01, 2019

Southwestern Division ESP Officers

The following members were elected officers of the PSEA-Southwestern Division ESP at the ESP Division Meeting on February 25, 2019:

  • President:  Terri Pajak, Westmoreland IU #7 Classroom Assistants ESP
  • Vice President:  Tina Hoover, Connellsville Area ESP
  • Secretary/Treasurer:  Nicole Mullins, Connellsville Area ESP

These new officers will assume their roles on September 1, 2019 for the 2019-2022 term.  Congratulations to the successful candidates and thank you to all who ran for office.

September 10, 2019

Executive Committee Meeting

The next Southwestern Region Executive Committee Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the Region Office.

Dinner will start at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m.  Please RSVP to Sherri Crockett at gilpins635@hotmail.com.

Future meeting dates are:

  • October 22, 2019
  • December 10, 2019
  • February 25, 2020
  • May 12, 2020

September 16, 2019

Washington County Education Association Meeting

The next Washington County Education Association Meeting will be held on Monday, September 16, 2019 at the Union Grill, 13-1/2 East Wheeling Street, Washington, PA.

Dinner will start at 5:15 p.m. and the meeting will begin promptly at 6:15 p.m.

Future meeting dates are:

  • October 28, 2019
  • December 9, 2019
  • March 2, 2020
  • May 18, 2020

 

September 17, 2019

ESP Division Meetings

Save the dates:

The ESP Southwestern Division announces the following meeting dates, locations, and topics:

 

  • Tuesday, September 17, 2019, The Grange, Carmichaels, PA
    • "Hot Topics (A Roundtable Discussion)" presented by Jeff Grinaway, PSEA UniServ Representative
    • Online registration is now open.  Click here

 

  • Saturday, November 16, 2019, Union Grill, Washington, PA
    • "Duty of Fair Representation and Other Legal Stuff" presented by John Paul Jones, PSEA Staff Attorney
    • Online registration is now open.  Click here

 

  • Monday, February 10, 2020, Southwestern Region Office, Hunker, PA
    • "Bystander Intervention Training" presented by Stephanie Cramer, PSEA UniServ Representative
    • Online registration will be available soon. 

 

  • Monday, April 6, 2020, Bud Murphy's, Connellsville, PA
    • "Anxiety" presented by Judith Petruzzi, Director of Education Services, PSEA Education Services Division
    • Online registration will be available soon.

 

Watch your mail for meeting details as well as registration information.  NOTE:  Registration is now open for the September 17 and November 16 meetings.

September 19, 2019

Greene County Coordinated Bargaining Council Meetings

The next Greene County Coordinated Bargaining Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Back Bay Catering (formerly The Grange) 510 Ceylon Road, Carmichaels, PA.

Dinner will start at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.

Future meeting dates are:

  • October 17, 2019
  • December 12, 2019
  • February 20, 2020
  • May 21, 2020

September 24, 2019

Fayette County Education Association Meeting

The next Fayette County Education Association Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.  Meeting location to be announced later.

Dinner will start at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.

Future meeting dates are:

  • October 29, 2019
  • February 18, 2020
  • April 14, 2020

September 28, 2019

Pre-Retirement Workshop

The PSEA Southwestern Region Pre-Retirement Workshop will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Westmoreland County Community College - Science Hall Auditorium, Youngwood, PA, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. 

Event and registration information was sent to those members who are 50 and older.  Cost is $10 per person.

Registration Deadline:  Friday, September 13, 2019

Follow this link to register:  Southwestern Region Pre-Retirement Workshop

Please contact the Southwestern Region Office (724-696-3100) if you have any questions.

October 01, 2019

Westmoreland Education Council (WEC) Meeting

The next WEC Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at the Southwestern Region Office, 944 South Center Avenue, Hunker, PA.

Dinner will start at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m.

Future meeting dates are:

  • November 19, 2019
  • January 14, 2020
  • February 11, 2020
  • April 21, 2020

October 10, 2019

New Member Engagement

SAVE THE DATE!

The PSEA Southwestern Region will host a New Member Engagement on Thursday, October 10, 2019.  Stay tuned for details.

November 01, 2019

Southwestern Region Fall House of Delegates

Save the Date:

The Southwestern Region Fall House of Delegates Meeting will be held on November 1-2, 2019 at Seven Springs, Champion, PA.

Registration information will be forthcoming.

March 20, 2020

Southwestern Region Spring House of Delegates

Save the Date:

The Southwestern Region Spring House of Delegates Meeting will be held on March 20-21, 2020 at the DoubleTree Inn by Hilton in Washington, PA.

Registration information will be forthcoming.

October 08, 2019

WEC Grievance Training

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