Check out our new logo: We love it, because it really captures what we’re after in VEA’s Teaching & Learning Department. We want to be your beacon, helping to guide you on your all-important journey of professional growth—to becoming the best educator you can be. Your union stands ready to put you in charge of this endeavor in a myriad of ways: a learning portal with more than 60 self-directed courses you can take; on-site workshops available to you and your colleagues; help and support if you choose to pursue National Board Certification; grants to help you turn classroom projects you’ve been dreaming about into reality; a monthly e-newsletter; and so much more.
VEA Members have an opportunity to take their professional learning into their own hands. You will have access to learn from a wide variety of topics, on demand!
The removal of educational equity resources from the VDOE website was a cynical and partisan move by Gov. Youngkin. To show how strongly we feel that educators should have access to these resources, the VEA website will now house those materials on our own website, free of charge.
As an affiliate network of NBPTS, the VEA provides support and professional learning for NBCTs and candidates pursuing certification to both members and non-members. A variety of candidate support services are available including NEA Jump Start workshops, cohorts, and one-on-one support provided by trained NBCT professional learning facilitators.
Through VEA VirtualEd, you can earn micro-credentials in subjects and skills of your choosing—the ones most helpful to you and your students. And if you’re a VEA member, you can do it for free!
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