Our strength comes from our values and our passion. Every time we speak up, we harness the power of collective action for our students and schools.
The buying power of Union membership gets you discounts on a world of goods and services.
VEA equips members with professional training and publications, as well as a statewide network of experienced colleagues.
Rebecca Whitford didn’t deserve to lose her job or teaching license. VEA got her back in the classroom and, for good measure, added protection for everyone’s licenses.
Everyone knew Darlene Harmon was way too sick to still be effective in the classroom. But it took VEA Legal Services to get her the VRS benefits she needed.
Chances are, you can!
VEA stands up for public education, Virginia’s students, and for education employees, and we welcome those who work in and for public schools. Our primary categories of membership are:
According to the Economic Policy Institute, teachers in Virginia earn 32.7% less in weekly wages than other (non-teacher) college-educated workers. Virginia’s teacher wage penalty is the worst in the nation.Take Action Now