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2020-21 Basic Education Funding

2020-21 Basic Education Funding documents are posted below (login required). 

Basic Education Funding 2020-21 

Lancaster Online Article - "Are we trying to bite off more than we can chew" 

Local Association Presidents' Zoom Meeting - 6/18/2020

The documents from the June 18, 2020 Local Association Presidents' Zoom Meeting will be posted soon (login required).

Members in the News: Highlands Hospital Nurses Association & Lab Techs

HealthCare-PSEA (Southwestern Region) recently took the opportunity to thank our HealthCare-PSEA members at Highlands Hospital in Connellsville for their work on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19. Dozens of treat bags were delivered to the hospital as tokens of our appreciation for all of the hard work & dedication these members devote to their field. We are truly grateful for all they do!

Pictured above:  Nancy Morgan, President, Highlands Hospital Nurses Association & Lab Techs

Member in the News: Tom Soltis

Westmoreland County Community College Professional Association, PSEA/NEA member, Tom Soltis, was featured in a recent Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article.  Click here to read the article about Tom's self-published book, “An Unwelcome Visit from the Spanish Lady: The 1918 Influenza Pandemic in Western Pennsylvania” and how history does repeat itself.

Members in the News: Norwin Teachers Make 3D Masks

Norwin Education Association, PSEA/NEA members, Jared Schultz and Robert Shuber, are making a powerful and positive impact during the Coronavirus Pandemic.  Watch here to see how they are making 3D masks for a local EMS.  

COVID 19: Excela Health System - Baby Monitors Needed

Excela Health System is in need of 100 video baby monitors, new or used does not matter. We can use 30 at Excela Latrobe Hospital. The monitors will be used in the newly created negative pressure inpatient rooms where actual COVID patients will be treated  If you are able to help meet this need, please contact Tina Helefferch @ 724-537-1002.  

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

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

Know Your Weingarten Rights

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.

August 06, 2020

Coordinated Bargaining

Save the Date

Coordinated Bargaining for Region and County Officers
Thursday, August 6, 2020

Details to be posted soon.

September 08, 2020

Executive Committee Meetings (2020-2021)

The next PSEA-Southwestern Region Executive Committee Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at the Southwestern Region Office.

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

Committee members, please submit your reports to Michelle Stonebraker at mstonebraker@psea.org on or before close of business, Tuesday, August 25, 2020.

Please register for the meeting here.

The e-book needed for the meeting is located in the Southwestern Region Resources/Executive Committee section below (PSEA login required).

Future meeting dates are:

  • October 20, 2020
  • December 8, 2020
  • February 23, 2021
  • May 11, 2021

September 14, 2020

Washington County Education Association Meeting

The next Washington County Education Association Meeting will be held on Monday, September 14, 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 6:00 p.m.

Future meeting dates are:

  • October 19, 2020
  • November 30, 2020
  • March 15, 2021
  • April 12, 2021

September 15, 2020

Fayette County Education Association Meeting

The next Fayette County Education Association Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at a location to be announced later.

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

Future meeting dates are:

  • October 13, 2020
  • February 16, 2021
  • April 13, 2021

September 17, 2020

Greene County Coordinated Bargaining Council Meeting

The next Greene County Coordinated Bargaining Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at The Grange, Carmichaels, 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, 2020
  • February 18, 2021
  • May 20, 2021

September 22, 2020

Westmoreland Education Council (WEC) Meeting

The next WEC Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 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.

Future meeting dates are:

  • November 10, 2020
  • February 9, 2021
  • April 20, 2021
  • May 18, 2021

November 13, 2020

PSEA-Southwestern Region Fall House of Delegates

Save the Date

PSEA-Southwestern Region Fall House of Delegates
Friday, November 13, 2020 to Saturday, November 14, 2020

Details to be posted soon.

March 19, 2021

PSEA-Southwestern Region Spring HOD & LDC

Save the Date

PSEA-Southwestern Region Spring House of Delegates (HOD)
and
Leadership Development Conference (LDC)


Friday, March 19, 2021 (HOD)
Saturday, March 20, 2021 (LDC)

Details to be posted soon.

Southwestern Region Resources

Executive Committee

Information for members of the PSEA-Southwestern Region Executive Committee (login required).  

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