Established in 1992, The WEA Academy is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit corporation providing educators with quality, needs-based professional development. Courses are developed by teachers for teachers and designed to accelerate professional growth and online collaboration with both your instructor and colleagues on topics relevant to educators today. An emphasis is placed on practical application to the daily work of teachers and para educators.
The research is clear: an informed and inspiring teacher is the single most effective factor to advance student learning. At the WEA Academy we know the best professional development is ongoing, experiential, collaborative, and connected to our students and their communities. The WEA Academy instructors are accomplished teachers who know their content well and how to teach it. They are dedicated to quality, personal attention to their students, and to making your learning experience relevant to your daily work.
The WEA Academy has an ever-growing variety of course options. Whether you are seeking courses for personal or professional growth or for graduate credit each course can be taken to meet your individual needs. Courses are affordable and discounts are provided to members of NEA affiliates. Hear from some of our instructors and course participants in this informational video: