Evergreen Education Association

Member Update for November/December 2019

The Evergreen Education Association is grateful for our Members and the Classified Employees, Students and Families in the Evergreen School District. 

"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it"

    - William Arthur Ward

From NEA Member Benefits:

Thanksgiving is coming and everyone needs a break. You have survived the first quarter of the year, but are now being bombarded by preparations for the upcoming Holidays—shopping for gifts, for dinner, and for all the guests coming to stay. Your hands would be full even without having to worry about classroom demands and cold and flu season—if only you had more time! Luckily, we can help you at NEAMB.com with resources for shopping and discounts, ideas for entertaining, hassle-free holidays and even help with your upcoming student loan payments!

  • Protecting yourself and your family is so important that we have a new section of our website dedicated to helping you figure out how. Learn how to protect the Moments that Matter, Five Money Mistakes to Avoid, and don’t forget to make sure your life insurance beneficiary information is up-to-date at  www.neamb.com/protect.

  • The Holidays mean shopping—shopping for gifts, for meals when entertaining, for travel—and we can help you! Learn more about smart online shopping tips, ways to wrap up your gift list quickly and in-budget, as well as how to manage the guilt and stress of surviving the holidays at www.neamb.com/everydaysavings.

  • Winter Break is coming and we have tips and deals for how to get away for relaxing and spending time with family and friends. Whether you are hoping to get in the Holiday spirit by checking out the top U.S. Holiday markets or you are unsure of your rights when holiday travels do go wrong, we have everything you need to make sure you enjoy a hassle-free holiday. Learn more at www.neamb.com/travel.

  • Did you graduate last Spring and now you’re worried about your student loan payments kicking in? We can help you learn how to lower your monthly payments and even qualify for student loan forgiveness—just go to www.neamb.com/studentloans

  • Open Enrollment Season is about to end—have you made sure you’re saving all you can so that you’re able to enjoy your retirement when that time comes? Run the numbers on our Retirement calculators and read more about how to boost your savings by investing outside of your pension. www.neamb.com/retirement

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A BENEFIT OF BEING AN EEA/WEA/NEA MEMBER IS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. RIVERSIDE UNISERV WILL BE OFFERING SEVERAL OPPORTUNITIES, WITH CLOCK HOURS, FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.

December 5, 2019 4:45 p.m. Riverside Uniserv

HELPING STUDENTS IN UNSTABLE HOUSING BE READY TO LEARN

During the 2018-2019 school year, almost 35,000 students in WA state were identified as not having a stable and safe home each night. Learn why this number is so high in SW WA, what life is like for a student without a home, what resources exist and what school staff can do to help students.

SIGN UP HERE: https://www.washingtonea.org/home/events/type/sql/event/5489/

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TEACHER CERTIFICATION 101 TRAINING - LICENSURE IN WA STATE

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 | 4:45-8:00pm @ Clark College, PUB 161

3 Clock Hours provided Register here: https://tinyurl.com/Cert101Training2020


ESA CERTIFICATION 101 TRAINING

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 | 4:45-8:00pm @ Clark College, PUB 161

3 Clock Hours provided Register here: https://tinyurl.com/ESATraining2020


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SEBB INFORMATION

  • NOVEMBER 15 IS THE DAY YOU MUST BE SIGNED UP WITH SEBB
  • Do you have a question about signing up for a new insurance plan? WEA has an answer for you. The WEA Health Care Advocacy Hotline is open 855-668-5039 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M-F
  • Here is your enrollment guide: https://www.washingtonea.org/ourvoice/health-benefits/

SEBB BENEFITS FAIR OPPORTUNITIES:​

  • NOVEMBER 6, 7, 13, 14, 15: 2:30 P.M - 5:30 P.M. ASC/Green
  • OCTOBER 1 - NOVEMBER 15: SEBB Open Enrollment
  • JANUARY 1: SEBB Benefits take effect

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Don't get stuck with the flu...get a flu shot!

A Flu Shot Clinic will be held November 13th 2:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M. ASC/GREEN

       

William H. Beville, President

News and updates

  • Employee Assistance - Here for you

    Solutions Employee Assistance is here for you!

    Call them at 360.836.8260

    This is a free benefit with your contract to support you. Health and Wellness Counselors are there for you and your call is 100% CONFIDENTIAL.

    This is a good thing.
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  • EXTRA CURRICULAR AND CO CURRICULAR CONTRACTS

    Supplemental Contracts MUST be completed in full, with signatures and turned in to HR within 10 days of issue to ensure payment.

    The 2019.2020 salary schedules for Extra Curricular and Co Curricular contracts can be found under "Contract Documents" (Click "read more" below).

    Please note:

    ** IMPORTANT CHANGES FOR 2019-2020 **

    SHRED OR DISCARD ALL PREVIOUS UNUSED EXTRA CURRICULAR AND CO CURRICULAR FORMS!

    The previous superintendent’s signature on old the forms is invalid and any supplemental contracts turned in on old forms will not be processed. (Per Certificated)

    Use new budget codes for 2019-2020 that include object code, location and sub-fund changes. Forms sent in with the old account code structure will be returned for correction.
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