Our Union Helps Us Be Incredible

As always, my summer is filled with plans to do more than I ever could. Even though I am busy with summer school, planning, house work, yard work, etc., I have made it a priority to make some memories with my family this summer. More specifically, with my three-year-old niece. We have been planning on […]

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Region 6 Representative Assembly Sets Course for 2018-19

At the Region 6 Representative Assembly on May 18, Region 6 president Kirah Zeilinger and the Region 6 delegates set the 2018-19 budget and dues, elected and re-elected officers, and voted on new business items to set the direction of the regional organization’s work for the next 12 months. Region 6 dues will remain the […]

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Region 6 Representative Assembly is May 18

At the first WEAC Region 6 Representative Assembly in May 2014, delegates voted on a constitution and set of bylaws that combined more than 4,000 members and local unions from four UniServ offices into one region. This year’s Region 6 RA will be Friday, May 18, at the Sheraton Hotel in Madison. Contact your building […]

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Apply Now to Become a Teaching with Love and Logic Trainer

WEAC Region 6 is seeking applicants for Region 6 members to become certified trainers in the “Teaching with Love and Logic” program and then lead workshops for Region 6 members. WEAC Region 6 will send two members to Denver, Colorado, July 16-18, to be trained in “Teaching with Love and Logic.” WEAC Region 6 will pay […]

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Region 6 PD: Classroom Management Seminar a Big Hit

More than 20 Region 6 members took advantage of the free “Teaching with Love and Logic” seminar on classroom management on February 27 at the WEAC RDegion 6 offices in Madison. It was an introduction and an enjoyable program full of stories and laughs designed to give members practical teaching skills that can be used […]

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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 […]

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Stand Up to Support Dreamers in Region 6

Region 6 members and staff are working with Madison Teachers Inc.’s DACA Organizing Team to build local political pressure for the Dream Act. A letter composed by an MTI-represented teacher who is personally impacted by DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) will be mailed to WEAC members who reside in Paul Ryan’s district. The intent of the […]

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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 […]

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Finding New Ways to Win

On November 21, the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC) released the results of the annual union recertification elections and told us, essentially, that education employees in WEAC Region 6 really like their union. All of the Region 6 locals that participated in recertification won. More than 75 percent of the teachers and staff in those […]

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Zoo and a Movie

It rained pretty hard in Madison at the first annual WEAC Region 6 back-to-school party at the Henry Vilas Zoo on October 14, but we had a great time anyway. All Region 6 members and their guests were invited to stop in under Region 6’s big tent for donuts, coffee, cider, carousel and train rides, […]

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