Welcome to the Longview Education Association


Mission Statement

The Longview Education Association is a community of professionals creating the best environment for learning and teaching. The purpose of the LEA shall be to represent all members in bargaining, grievances, and in all matters relating to the wages, hours, terms and conditions of employment with the Longview School District. In addition, we ascribe to the misison of the Washington Education Association, to advance the professional interests of its members in order to make public education the best it can be for students, staff and communities. Our goal is to build confidence in public education and increase support for Washington public schools. 

Board Goals and Objectives

Our main objective is to build a strong and viable organization to represent our membership. 

Our goals for the 2022-2023 school year are:

* To hold our members' concerns as the #1 priority of our local association by providing quality leadership.

* To increase minority involvement in association activities.

* To increase participation of association members in association activities.



  • Cowlitz Wahkiakum Central Labor Council Leader of the Year Winner Jerry Forsman


    LEA president, Jerry Forsman, won the CWCLC leader of the year award. He was honored at the second annual Southwest Washington Labor Awards dinner February 25th.
  • SEIU-UHW Kaiser Strike Support

    Starting Wednesday October 4th thru 6th Kaiser SEIU United Healthcare West workers will be striking for a fair contract. They are currently working under an expired contract. If interested at all to lend support, they will be striking from 8am-5pm each day in from of the Kaiser Permanente building on 7th Ave. You could go walk the line with them or take them food. A lot of unions supported us in various ways during our strike a few years back and that support was very empowering. Union Strong

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