Region 6 Blog

Happy New Year, Indeed

As the New Year starts, I look back at all the good (and bad) from the year before, and how I want to move forward. For me, ringing in the New Year is a little bit like the first day of school. It is a chance to reset, reorganize, and think about the future. With that in mind, I am excited about 2018, my first full year as president of WEAC Region 6. I am excited because of some good things that happened in December and because of what I am expecting to happen in the next 12 months. On December 28, the Sun Prairie Education Association won its certification with 98.7 percent of the vote. Even more remarkably, almost 70 percent of the staff in Sun Prairie voted in the certification … [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.