Becoming a SOS Information Coordinator for your state

Session Presenter: Session Type(s): Workshop
Date: Sunday, August 5, 2012
Time: 8:30 – 10:00 AM
Room: To Be Arranged

Are you Interested in being more involvement in SOS?

How about becoming a SOS Information Coordinator for your state.

This workshop is designed to introduce participants to the role of SOS IC. We will also have a meeting with those who can’t be at the conference.

Becca Ritchie

Becca Ritchie – Save Our Schools Steering Committee RepresentativeBecca Ritchie is one of the many Washington Education Association members who spent a week at the New Organizing Institute this past September. She hails the Rainer UniServ council in Washington state. Becca has been active in her Union at local and state levels. She participated in the NO I Boot Camp.

Becca Ritchie is a veteran middle school teacher of 22 years in the Renton School District. She began her teaching career in general music, choir, and drama. After four years of teaching the arts, Becca shifted her focus and received a Master’s degree in Education with an emphasis in Instructional Technology. During her early years as an educator, Becca started the Nelsen Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society and received a National Foundation for the Improvement of Education (NFIE) grant that allowed her to design programs to promote technology in the community; this grant also provided sufficient software that enabled her district to establish an online network. Becca received the “Heroes in the Classroom” award in 2011.

Becca has been an active member of SOS as an Information Coordinator, and she has willingly assumed various leadership, guidance, and management roles within the organization. Currently, she serves on the Save Our Schools Steering Committee.