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Vancouver Education Association

Vancouver Education Association

Nonprofit Organizations

About Us

The preeminent purpose of the Vancouver Education Association shall be to work for the improvement of the schools of the state and nation in general, and particularly for the improvement of the Vancouver public schools to the end that these institutions become progressively better places for the students and teachers to carry out the educational activities that are necessary for the attainment of a quality education of the children they serve.


President, Kari Van Nostran
Executive Director, Rick Wilson
Administrative Assistant, Cindy Brown
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2019 Labor Union of the Year, Labor Leader of the Year, Labor Member of the Year award recipients


Executive Director - Chief Administrative Officer
Category: Executive and Management
Currently, the Vancouver Education Association supports a bargaining unit comprised of 1600+ certificated (non-supervisory) staff members from Vancouver Public Schools. We are affiliated with the Washington Education Association (as a local option) and the National Education Association. The Association is committed to leadership development and invests significant resources to support the growth more
Contact: Cindy Brown
Phone:(360) 695-3397
Fax:(360) 694-8337

Rep/Contact Info

Kari Van Nostran