• Disaster Relief Program Activated

    NEA Member Benefits has activated the Disaster Relief Program (DRP) for members affected by the flooding on May 15-19, 2018, in Frederick and Washington Counties.  The link below provides more...
  • NEA RA 2018

    June 30- July 5. Stay up to date on issues. Click the picture to go to the official website....
  • MSEA Day at Hershey Park

    MSEA Day at Hershey Park September 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:00pm Hershey Park, 100 W. Hersheypark Drive, Hershey, PA 17033 Park Website Join MSEA members from across the state for a day of fun at Hershey...
  • Sick Leave Bank

    Open Enrollment is August 1 - October 1. This is a free benefit for WCTA members ( Being a member of WCTA does not make you an automatic member of...
  • Committee Volunteers Needed

    Committee Volunteers Needed  New Teacher Academy - Aug 20 & 21 Elections and Nominations Crab Feed - Sept 28 Negotiations Team Legislative Scholarship Committee Contact the WCTA office for more information...
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About WCTA

WCTA is an affiliate of Maryland State Education Association and National Education Association.

Negotiated Agreement 2017 – 2022

Click here to view the 2017 – 2022 negotiated agreement between the Board of Education of Washington County and the Washington County Teachers Association, Inc.

Healthcare Questions

Do you have questions about your healthcare bill? Contact one of the following:

  • WCPS Benefits Office – 301-766-2810
    • Regina Keller, WCPS Benefits Specialist: email
    • Krista Forsyth, WCPA Benefits Specialist: email
  • Contact Cigna – 800-244-6224 – If you have Medicare as your primary insurance please contact them first.

Be sure to log into your My Cigna page or app. Check out items available under the My Health tab. There are Discount Programs and Resources available that may save you additional money.

Directions to WCTA

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Restaurant-of-the-Month Club

This Fund-Raiser is for everyone – WCTA members, non-members, co-workers, family and friends. Download the pdf here. At the bottom of the paper is a coupon to be filled out and returned along with your club dues of $12.00 (Checks should be made payable to WCTA Scholarship Fund). Drawings are held monthly during the WCTA Rep Council meeting. One lucky winner will be awarded a gift certificate to that month’s corresponding restaurant. If you win one month, you are still eligible for each of the subsequent monthly drawings. Multiple entries are welcome. You may join at any time,  late entries will not be eligible for months already drawn. Each entry remains active for the 12 drawings listed on the paper.


Winners 2017/2018 School Year:

Aug – Erin May from Ruth Ann Monroe Primary School won $25 to Nikko’s

Sept – Wendy Brown from Salem won $25 to Rik’s Cafe

Oct – Jill Fowkes from Smithsburg Elem won $30 cash

Nov – Richard Snyder, retired teacher won $25 to El Ranchero.

Dec – Nancy Green, retired teacher won $40 to 28 South.

Jan – Rachel Solomas from Rockland Woods won $50 cash.

Feb – Helen Tasker from Wash Co Tech High won $30 to Maloo’s at Park Circle.

March – Richard Snyder a Retired CSHS teacher won $25 to Nikko.

April –  Tiffany Root from Western Heights won $30 to El Ranchero.

May – Nadine Fox from CES won $25 to Mission BBQ

June – Sabrina Blair from Fairview Outdoor School won $25 to Schula’s


  • Cheryl Bost Becomes MSEA President
    Baltimore County Teacher to Lead 74,000-Member UnionTuesday, July 31, 2018 Adam Mendelsonamendelson@mseanea.org(410) 353-9689 On August 1, Cheryl Bost will become the new president of the Maryland State Education Association (MSEA), Maryland’s 74,000-member educators union. Bost is an elementary school teacher from Baltimore County, where she was named teacher of the year in 2003 in part […]
  • Membership Protection Center
    July 3, 2018Many members have reported misleading emails from the My Pay My Say campaign sponsored by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. This out-of-state group doesn’t want educators to have a strong voice in our schools; instead, they have a record of fighting to limit educator pay, rights, and healthcare and retirement benefits. They see […]
  • Hogan Partisan Alert: Educators Blast Gov. Hogan’s Veto of Bipartisan Bill to Put Teachers, Parent on State School Board
    Thursday, May 24, 2018 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 Today, Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed bipartisan legislation (SB 739) to put two current Maryland teachers on the State Board of Education, as well as a parent of a current public school student. The current members of the State Board have zero years of experience working in Maryland public […]

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