NWPE is a state chapter of the Association of American Educators.

Follow NWPE on:

Subscribe to RSS Feed:

Who Are We

Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE) provides teacher liability insurance, legal services, and caring support without paying for controversial political agendas. Partnered with the Association of American Educators, NWPE advances teacher choice in Washington, Idaho, and Oregon by providing an inexpensive, nonpartisan teacher union alternative that saves teachers, paraprofessionals and principals hundreds of dollars per year. Let the fastest-growing nonunion teacher association in our region protect your career, your reputation, and your future. Join now for twice the liability insurance of the teachers union, guaranteed legal services, and classroom support benefiting academic professionals!



Join the Next Generation of EducatorsCheck out this brand new video from our national organization, AAE:

     

Blog

Navigating the Murky Waters of Reciprocity

posted by Cindy Omlin | May 26, 2015, 04:18 PM


There was a time when educators could count on being granted their license and then spending the rest of their career in a single state, district, or even school.  More and more often this is no longer the case.  As the economy changes,  the teaching force continues to evolve.  This is amplified by the fact that the distribution of teachers is not even across the country.  While many communities, mostly urban, are experiencing shortages of teachers, others have a surplus.  Teachers in areas with a surplus may well move to an area with a shortage, gain experience, and then apply in their desired state once they are more established.

Continue Reading...
 
Meet Bill Proser, Founder and Teacher Coeur d'Alene Charter Academy

posted by Cindy Omlin | May 15, 2015, 03:59 PM


The Association of American Educators (AAE) recently profiled a number of charter school teachers for National Charter Schools Week, including Northwest Professional Educators member Bill Proser, founder of the nationally acclaimed Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy in Coeur d'Alene, ID, and its longtime honors literature, history, and economics teacher.  This is the second consecutive year that the Charter Academy has been ranked in the top 100 of the most challenging high schools as rated by the Washington Post.  It is the number one performing high school in Idaho.  Bill also serves NWPE’s president of the board of directors.  We appreciate Bill's advocacy and hard work on behalf of student and teacher choice!  Bill gives his insights on charter schools and what motivates him as an educator below.

Continue Reading...
 
Meet Christina Aus, Moscow, ID Charter Teacher

posted by Cindy Omlin | May 15, 2015, 03:28 PM


The Association of American Educators (AAE) recently profiled a number of charter school teachers for National Charter Schools Week, including Northwest Professional Educators member Christina Aus, Special Education Teacher/Gifted and Talented Teacher/Speech Therapy Paraprofessional at Moscow Charter School, in Moscow, ID.  Christina is an NWPE Member Leader, an ambassador who shares the benefits of teacher choice and NWPE membership with her fellow educators in north Idaho.  Christina gives her insights on charter schools and what motivates her as an educator below.

Continue Reading...