SEA Leadership Opportunities
SEA is seeking members who are interested in serving on committees with vacancies. The commitment is 1 year. Click here to complete an interest survey.
Are you interested in organizing or political activities?
- EPEC (Educators for Public Education Committee) and WEA-PAC (Washington Education Association Political Action Committee): interviews and endorses political candidates in local races
- MLK Labor - a council of labor organizations in King County
- Sound Alliance - an alliance of faith, labor, health education and community organizations dedicated to building a base of everyday civic leaders to effectively stand for change
- CAT (Collective Action Team) - cultivates opportunities for member engagement/actions
- SPS Budget - a committee that examines SPS's budget and finances and organizes around the money
Are you interested in recruiting and building up leadership?
- Nominations & Elections for SEA Officers and Board of Directors
- New Hire Orientation - a group that greets new hires and encourages SEA membership
- Association Representative (AR) Training
Are you interested in contract enforcement and advocacy?
- Grievance Review - determines whether members continue with arbitration step, see p105-6 of Cert CBA to learn more
- Waiver - making recommendations to the SEA Board on school waivers, see p6-7 of Cert CBA to learn more
- Special Ed Task Force - a joint labor group with SPS, see p92 of Cert CBA for details
- Assessment - see p24 of Cert CBA for details
Are you interesting in professional development for educators?
- PGES (Professional Growth and Educator Support) - monitor & guide the implementation of the evaluation system, see p21 of Cert CBA for details
- Professional Development Steering Committee - see p17 of Cert CBA for details
- Educational Staff Associate (ESA) Evaluation- a group of clinical ESAs to explore elements of PAR, PLT’s, and peer feedback. See p221 of Cert CBA for details