Region 6 Blog

Because it’s a Zoo Out There

I was one of dozens of WEAC Region 6 members who attended a membership organizing workshop in the Town of Newville (near Edgerton) this summer called Building Strong Locals. The workshop focused on how to make our union more influential and successful, and how to talk about the union to potential members. One of the highlights of the workshop was a presentation generously offered by the membership organizers at the Fond du Lac Education Association. One thing that sticks with me about the discussion we had with the FEA organizers is the idea that union membership should be fun. Because public schools and public school employees are under constant attack from state and federal government, … [Read More...]

We Are Region 6

WEAC Region 6 is a collection of unions creating exciting opportunities for local unions to work with members to achieve everything they want in their careers and their classrooms. The region, consisting of local unions throughout southern and southwestern Wisconsin, provides professional assistance and expertise that local leaders and members can access for community organizing, local advocacy, professional development, member representation, legal advice and collective bargaining. All of this together helps the members of WEAC Region 6 maximize their potential in their classrooms, in the process maximizing their students’ opportunities to learn and grow.