COVID-19

Resources:

VPS – Food pantry, lunches, and support for students and families:  https://vansd.org/

Health Care Authority – Coverage & FAQs:  https://www.hca.wa.gov/information-about-novel-corona-virus-covid-19

PESB – Professional practices/certification:  https://www.pesb.wa.gov/about-us/covid-19-resources

OSPI Guidance & Resources:  https://www.k12.wa.us/about-ospi/press-releases/novel-coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-resources

OSPI 2020 Distance Learning Planning Guide and Resource Tools

OSPI 2020 Guidance on Inclusionary Practices During School Closures

OPSI 2020 Learning and Grading Guidance

OSPI 2020 Supporting Multilingual/English Language Learners During School Closures

Office of the Governor:  https://www.governor.wa.gov/issues/issues/covid-19-resources

Career Connect is a public-partnership with industry leaders and professionals launched by Gov. Inslee to provide students across Washington an opportunity to explore options for their future.  For a schedule and info on access to CareerConnect@home programs, visit www.careerconnectathome.org

Department of Retirement Services:  https://www.drs.wa.gov/

VEA Members:  You should be receiving COVID-19 updates via home email and text.  Contact Cindy @ VEA if you are not receiving them.  COVID-19 newsletters are posted under the “Newsletter” tab.

VPS Resosurces:

Professional Development for Members:

  •  WEA Suggested On-line PD Options for Educators.  Many are free.  Note: this list will be updated so check it frequently  Click Here
  • PD Enroller offers low/no cost courses for educators.
  • Climetime Webinar Schedule
  • Courses on TPEP, STEM, and Inclusionary Practices.  WEA Education Support Center will post new course offerings each Wednesday.

ALERT!  Fraudulent Unemployment Claims  – District Guidance

Health and Wellness for Members:

NEW!! Reopening Guidance for 20-21.  VEA will enter negotiations with the district for parameters around next school year following the guidance from OSPI, DOH, L and I  and the Governor.  WEA has provided a FAQ document as a guide.

OSPI Guidance

WEA FAQs

Department of Health

Labor and Industries

Governor Inslee’s Proclamation