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Region Officers:

President
Ed Zipay

Vice President
Linda Runyan

 

Secretary/Treasurer


County Presidents:

Beaver

Joanne Alaica

Butler

Ken McConnell

Clarion

Linda Runyan

Lawrence

Linda Morrison

Mercer

Susan Black

 

 Contact Minimize
Editor - Saturday, December 10, 2016

Midwestern Region PSEA-Retired website comments or suggestions should be directed to Terri Majors.

 

MW Region PSEA-Retired

Website Comments 

can be sent to 

Terri Majors

 

 

  

 Announcements Minimize
EFW - Monday, January 22, 2018

The 2018 race for PA Governor has begun. We need retirees, educators, and support professionals to help fight for our schools, our children and public education and help us re-elect Governor Tom Wolf.  

"Gov. Wolf gets it on standardized testing," said PSEA President Dolores McCracken in December 2017. "He's heard and understands what teachers, parents, and students have been saying for a long time — that the PSSA testing schedule should be pushed later into the academic year to allow for more quality instructional time. He also understands that less time spent on testing allows for more time spent teaching and learning." In addition to the recent changes to the PSSAs, Gov. Wolf signed a bill in June 2017 that provides career and technical education students with an alternative to the high-stakes Keystone Exams.

Visit the https://www.psea.org/EFW link to sign up to be an Educator For Wolf.

 
Political Institute - Sunday, January 14, 2018
Midwestern Region PSEA-Retired members at the January 2018 PSEA Political Institute in Harrisburg, PA. Nancy Moser, Ann U'Halie, Linda Morrison, Terri Majors, Marcie Agostinelli, Ed Zipay and Jessie Hawk-McMenamin.



 
HOPS Update - Sunday, January 14, 2018


February 9, 2018 -- The MW Region PSEA-Retired is offering an update on the PSERS Health Options Program (HOP), Social Security/Medicare and Financial Planning Considerations to our PSEA-Retired members.  Contact Terri Francis at the PSEA MW Region Office (1-800-952-8025) to register.

 
Furlough - Wednesday, November 8, 2017
 
2018 Meetings - Monday, November 6, 2017

Plan Ahead -- 2018 Meeting Dates:

  • April 4 - Beaver County PSEA-Retired
  • April 11 - Butler County PSEA-Retired
  • April 12 - Mercer County PSEA-Retired
  • April 17 - Lawrence County PSEA Retired
  • April 19 - Clarion County PSEA-Retired
  • May 17 - Midwestern Region PSEA-Retired
  • April 30-May 1 - PSEA-Retired House of Delegates
  • September 5 - "Back-to-School, But Not for Us!" Picnic


 
Region Trips - Monday, July 31, 2017

Log into Members Only (Login @ top right corner of this page) and use the drop-down menu under the Members Only tab to find out the latest bus trips for our members. 

Update - The tour company has made some small changes in the Washington D.C. trip, which has lowered the price.  

NEW Trip - to New York City

Fall Trip to Sharon, PA



 
nea - Friday, June 30, 2017

Thanks to Ed Zipay and Marcie Agostinelli for representing Midwestern Region PSEA-Retired at the NEA Representative Assembly in Boston.  July 2017


 
Legislative Items - Monday, June 19, 2017

Please visit the PSEA Action Center page for information on proposed legislation. 

https://www.psea.org/issues-action/action-center/contact-your-legislators/ 

Check your email for PSEA Critical Alerts on pending issues. Take Action by calling, visiting or emailing your local legislators.  


 
5.17.17 mtg - Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thanks to PSEA Vice President Dolores McCracken and Judge Deborah Kunselman for speaking with members at the May 17th Midwestern Region PSEA-Retired meeting.

 

 
Discount - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

PSEA has just added a prescription discount card.  Click the following link for details. 

https://www.psea.org/mb/prescriptioncard/ 


 
ESP - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Our Retired ESP members helping at the ESP House of Delegates.

 
Newsletter - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The Spring 2017 PSEA-Retired Newsletter is now available online.

https://www.psea.org/statement/


 
facebook page - Thursday, March 2, 2017

We have a closed facebook page for our members.  Ask to join the PSEA-Retired, Midwestern Region page on facebook.


 
Act 120 and PSERS - Friday, November 18, 2016

Check out the PSERS site for information on Act 120. 

 http://www.psers.state.pa.us/pfr/pfr.htm


 
PACE Recommendations - Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Through PSEA's Political Action Committee for Education (PACE), your colleagues interview and recommend candidates who support public education.  Please support these candidates and encourage your family, friends, and colleagues to do the same. 

https://www.psea.org/issues-action/action-center/voter-toolkit/.

 



 
Marsili Award - Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Congratulations to Midwestern Region PSEA-Retired for receiving the Marsili Award from PSEA-Retired for the largest percentage of increase in members during 2015-2016.

L to R - Patsy Tallarico (State VP), Linda Morrison (IPD), Ed Zipay (MW Region Pres.), Mary Moran (State Pres.), Carl Rieffanaugh (State 2nd VP). and Joanne Alaica (Communications).

 
Midwestern Region PSEA-Retired Officers - Thursday, September 22, 2016

Midwestern Region PSEA-Retired Officers

L-R:  Marcie Agoistinelli (Sec.), Linda Runyan (VP), and Ed Zipay (Pres.).


 
NEA Award - Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Congratulations to Mercer County PSEA-Retired on their Newsletter Award from the National Education Association (NEA).  Ed Zipay accepted the award at the NEA-Representative Assembly in Washington, DC in June of 2016.