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2015 Legislative Agenda

AFT-WV activists discussed and determined the union's legislative priorities at the Legislative Summit held in September. Delegates at the 2014 AFT-WV convention approved these priorities.

Read the full 2015 AFT-WV Legislative Agenda and stay informed by signing up for email alerts from AFT-WV (complete form on top right of the webpage.)

AFT-WV's 2014 Bill Status Guide

Use AFT-WV's Bill Status Guide to see all bills that have passed the House or Senate Education Committees during the 2014 Legislative Session.

 

Union cites need for transparency, presses for documentation in hiring process

Charleston, WV –The president of AFT-West Virginia commended the House Education Committee for passing an amended version of HB 4394 during yesterday’s meeting, “The amended version of the bill will require transparency in job postings and hiring procedures, improving the integrity of the hiring system.”

Last year’s education reform bill SB359, empowered teachers and principals with a voice in hiring the best teachers for their schools. “All of our students deserve to be taught by the most qualified teacher,” explained Christine Campbell.

2013 AFT-WV Legislative Agenda

During the 2012  AFT-WV Legislative Retreat, AFT members from across the state gathered in Charleston to prioritize the union's  legislative agenda. The recommendations from the retreat are compiled and prepared for final approval during the AFT-WV Convention.