Declaration of Candidacy

Declaration of Candidacy

RA (Representative Assembly)


VEA Has Moved!



Our new office is located at Farragut School, Room #19

301 Farragut Ave

Vallejo, CA 94590

Phone: (707) 649-3926


Come by and see us.


Sheila Gradwohl

VEA President



What is the NEA RA?

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Teachers Supporting Teachers


Did You Know…

VEA/CTA/NEA members are entitled to 2 free magazines a year! Click the link below to order yours.

Member Benefits – Magazines

Relay for Life

Team VEA made its debut at the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
Over 25 VEA members participated and raised over $1,300.



Back to School

-VEA Back-to-School Breakfast
-Tuesday, August 18th
-Jesse Bethel High School Student Union

Back to School









VEA Election Results


President                          Sheila Gradwohl

Vice President                 Marneé McKenzie

Secretary                          Katie Vevoda

High School Director     Bruce S. Wilson

Elementary Director       Kevin Steele

Child Dev./T-K  Dir.          Loree Tackmier

K-8 Director                     Charla Yakabe

Calendars for the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school years ratified with 83% approval.[/important]



Happy RetirementVEA is pleased to announce that, Pending final approval by the school board, a $5,000. retirement bonus will be offered to the first 20 members who notify the District that they will retire at the end of the 2014-2015 school year.  Notification must be received by the District Office by April 13, 2015.  The incentive is a $5,000. bonus payable at the completion of the school year.  Members who work less than full-time will receive a prorated amount.   


FYI:  This will NOT count toward your salary; it is a ONE-TIME bonus payment. 

If you have any questions concerning this bonus, please email Sheila Gradwohl at or call 707-552-8487.