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Take our survey on sick leave accrual!

During the State of the State address, Governor Jim Justice proposed changing current law to allow school employees to accrue sick leave with a value-added component.

AFT-WV Professional Issues Conference

The 2019 AFT-WV Professional Issues Conference will be held at The Blennerhassett Hotel, 320 Market Street, Parkersburg, WV on April 5-6, 2019. 

The theme is “Building Better…” and we will have breakouts and plenary sessions, including special guests, activities and presentations, centered around this theme.  We hope you can join us for this very special conference.   

A tentative agenda and registration link are below.  Space is limited, so please register early to secure your participation. 

2019 AFT-WV Legislative Summit

The 2019 AFT-WV Legislative Summit will be held on September 6-7, 2019 at Canaan Valley Resort State Park at 230 Main Lodge Road in Davis, WV.  

To ensure all locals are represented, the AFT-WV Executive Board, Local Presidents or their designees, and AFT-WV Advisory Committee members will be given preference.   All other members will receive an email at a later date to verify confirmation of their registration.

Members: Update your contact information!


AFT-WV wants to make sure our members are included in all our updates, polls and other communications.  In many instances, it is vital to be able to quickly share information with members.

Stay informed!

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Charter School Policy on 60-day Public Comment

Charter School Policy on 60-day public comment

As required by law, the West Virginia Board of Education has promulgated rules for the implementation of the charter school provisions of the omnibus education bill passed in June. The proposed policy is out on a 60-day public comment, rather than a 30-day comment period thanks to a motion by WV BOE member Debra Sullivan.