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September 01, 2019

PSEA - Southwestern Region Officers: 2019-2021

The PSEA-Southwestern Region Officers for the 2019-2021 term are as follows:

  • 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

September 01, 2019

Southwestern Division ESP Officers

The PSEA-Southwestern Division ESP Officers for the 2019-2022 term are as follows::

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

February 26, 2020

PSEA-State House of Delegates: May 2020 - Call for Volunteers

The PSEA-Southwestern Region is looking for 14 volunteer members for the PSEA May 2020 State House of Delegates – Host Committee in Pittsburgh on May 15-16, 2020.

  • Host Committee duties include checking credentials at the Business Session entrances and evening social, as well as assisting with the flow of traffic.
  • Host Committee schedules rotate on Friday and Saturday.

If you are interested in volunteering for this Committee, please contact Missy Brant (mbrant@psea.org) or your local association president before Wednesday, March 11, 2020, for additional information.  

 

 

January 01, 2020

Know Your Weingarten Rights

January 01, 2020

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.

The 2020 Adler Award and the Human and Civil Rights Awards will be presented on May 14, 2020 in Pittsburgh at the Celebrating Excellence Awards Dinner. 

Nominations for both awards were closed on December 31, 2019.

See Adler Award for more information.

See Human and Civil Rights Awards for more information.

January 14, 2020

Backpacks for Homeless Children

The Westmoreland Intermediate Unit (WIU) is hosting the Pennsylvania Association of Intermediate Units (PAIU) statewide conference in May.  The WIU is collecting items for the backpacks which will be assembled at the PAIU conference.  

Please consider making a donation.  Information can be found here.

February 11, 2020

Member Spotlight

If you have an interesting story about a PSEA Southwestern Region Member, please contact Fritz Fekete at 724-696-3100 or ffekete@psea.org.

March 02, 2020

Washington County Education Association Meeting

The next Washington County Education Association Meeting will be held on Monday, March 2, 2020, 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 date is:

  • May 18, 2020

 

March 18, 2020

#REDforED Day

On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, please wear #REDforED to show your solidarity for your union brothers and sisters.  Please send your pictures to Missy Brant at mbrant@psea.org.

Future #REDforED days are:

  • April 15, 2020
  • May 20, 2020

March 20, 2020

Southwestern Region Spring House of Delegates

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

PLEASE NOTE:  Meeting registration does not include lodging at the DoubleTree by Hilton - Meadowlands.  You must contact the DoubleTree directly to make a room reservation.  Their phone number is:  724-222-6200 (Indicate group block "PSEA LDC").  Lodging deadline is Friday, March 6, 2020

To register for the House of Delegates, please click here

To view the Leadership Develoment Conference (LDC) brochure, please click here.

To register for the LDC, please click here.

Committee Chairs:  In order for your report to be included in the meeting materials, please e-mail it to Michelle Stonebraker (mstonebraker@psea.org) on or before Wednesday, March 11, 2020.

March 20, 2020

Southwestern Region Spring LDC

2020 PSEA Southwestern Region
Spring Leadership Development Conference
Date:  March 20-21, 2020

(Immediately following the Southwestern Region House of Delegates on March 20th)

Location:  DoubleTree by Hilton - Meadowlands, Washington, PA

PLEASE NOTE:  Conference registration does not include lodging at the DoubleTree by Hilton - Meadowlands.  You must contact the DoubleTree directly to make a room reservation.  Their phone number is:  724-222-6200 (Indicate group block "PSEA LDC").  Lodging deadline is Friday, March 6, 2020

To view the LDC brochure, please click here.

To register for the LDC, please click here.

 

April 06, 2020

ESP Division Meetings

Save the date:

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

 

  • 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. 

April 14, 2020

Fayette County Education Association Meeting

The next Fayette County Education Association Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.   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.

 

April 21, 2020

Westmoreland Education Council (WEC) Meeting

The next WEC Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 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.

May 12, 2020

Executive Committee Meeting

The next Southwestern Region Executive Committee Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at the PSEA-Southwestern Region Office.  

Committee Members:  Please e-mail your committee report to Michelle Stonebraker (mstonebraker@psea.org) before close of business on May 1, 2020.

Dinner will start at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m.  Click here to register for this event.

 

May 21, 2020

Greene County Coordinated Bargaining Council Meetings

The next Greene County Coordinated Bargaining Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 21, 2020 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.

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