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If you missed AFT-WV's Teletown Hall on Saturday, March 21st, you can listen to the audio at this link. 

**Please note the State Superintendent has issued new guidance information for reporting requirements since this call. 


WV Superintedent of Schools issues updated guidance to county superintendents on 3-22. Click here to read.


‼️Additional guidance information from the WVDE Finance Department‼️




Q1. Will the days that are canceled due to the COVID-19 health emergency be required to be made up?
A1. No, these days will not be made up since county boards of education will be providing a variety of distance learning options to students during the time off. Since these days will count as instructional days towards the required 180 days of instruction, the days also count as employment days towards the 200 day employment contract.


Q2. Will regular full-time employees be paid for


AFT has asked Congress to implement a number of measures to protect the health and safety of our members, students, first responders, health professionals and the community. Additionally, AFT believes bold steps must be taken to ensure the economic health of our country. Click to read AFT's request to Congress. 


AFT-WV Staff Contact information

Fred Albert, AFT-WV President

Chris Barr, AFT-WV Staff Representative     

Sidney Fragale, AFT-WV Staff Representative

Neil Heard, AFT-WV Staff Representative   

Rosemary Jenkins, AFT-WV Director of Field Services

Joy Jenkins, AFT-WV Staff Representative   

Kimberly Levy, AFT-WV Attorney

Kris Mallory, AFT-WV Political Director

Ryan Michael, AFT-WV Staff Representative        rmichael


PLease watch this brief message from AFT-WV President Fred Albert.


The school calendar has been a hot topic of discussion at the Legislature this year and could reappear before the session is complete. AFT-WV wants to know your thoughts on the topic!

Click to take AFT-WV's brief survey on the school calendar.   


We're half way there!

With 30 days of the 2020 Legislative Session completed, find out what bills are moving in AFT-WV's Legislative Update for 2-7-20. 


All retired school and public employees invited to attend!