Becca Ritchie, Candidate for REA President, Nelsen Middle School, Computer Educator
Susan DuFresne, Candidate for Primary Executive Board, Maplewood Heights Elementary, Integrated Kindergarten

Becca Ritchie, Candidate for REA President 

✅  LEADERSHIP:

  • NEA Leadership Presenter
  • NEA BAT Caucus Chair
  • PTSA Exec Board Member • Leg Chair
  • REA Building Representative
  • REA Exec Board Member
  • Rainier UniServ Council Vice President
  • REA Bargaining Team
  • Local Delegate to WEA Representative Assembly
  • Local and State Delegate to NEA Representative Assembly
  • WEA Board Director
  • Rainier Educators of Color [RECN] CORE team
  • Restorative Justice Core team
  • WEA Certification Cadre
  • WEA Legislative Strategies Committee
  • WEA Academy

AWARDS:

  • 2016 Renton Chamber of Commerce Ahead of the Class Finalist
  • 2015 Renton Rotary Teacher of the MonthOctober
  • 2014-15 Phoebe Apperson-Hearst Nelsen Middle School PTA Outstanding Educator Award
  • 2013 Mariniers and Employee’s CU Teacher of the Week
  • 2013 Renton Chamber of Commerce Ahead of the Class Award
  • 2013 PTSA Council Advocate of the Year
  • 2012 Symetra Hero in the Classroom
  • 2001 Renton Chamber of Commerce Ahead of the Class Award

GRANTS:

  • 2017-18 NEA Minority Community Organizing and Partnership
  • 2017-18 NCUEA Urban Grant
  • 2014-15 NEA Minority Community Organizing and Partnership
  • 2013-14 NEA Minority Community Organizing and Partnership
  • 2000-01 Washington Mutual
  • Weavin’ Our Web-Savin’ Our Memories Grant
  • 1994-1996 National Foundation for the Improvement of Education
  • The Road Ahead Grant
  • 1993 Renton School District Student Tile Project Grant


Susan DuFresne, Candidate for REA Primary Elementary Executive Board, Integrated Kindergarten Teacher, Maplewood Heights Elementary 

LEADERSHIP:

  • REA Building Representative 
  • Rainier UniServ Council Board Member
  • WEA Local Delegate
  • WA BAT Administrator
  • Restorative Justice Core Team
  • Save Our Schools Social Media Coordinator
  • Network for Public Education Media Team
  • REA Representative – Behavior Focus Group 2016-17
  • REA Representative – Special Ed Focus Group 2016-17
  • Lucy Calkins Homegrown Team Building Co-Leader
  • School Improvement Team Building Member