Region 6 Blog

Stand Up and Be Counted

In the next few weeks, there will be several chances for WEAC Region 6 members to have an impact on the future that we and our students confront. As a special education teacher in the Beloit School District, I intend to take full advantage of these opportunities, and I hope you do, too. Specifically, I am talking about this spring’s elections, Region 6’s next board meeting, and the 2018 NEA Representative Assembly. Our union's democracy is one of its great strengths. We are an organization of educators for educators, and union leadership is responsive to members' needs because we have the same needs. I am the Region 6 president and I am also a full-time teacher. All of the members of … [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.