Wear Red for Public Ed

WEAC Region 6 has created a Wear Red for Public Ed T-shirt for members to wear on days when red is the color of solidarity. The front of the T-shirt features the Region 6 logo, and the back design is the outline of the state of Wisconsin with all of the school districts in Region […]

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Get Out the Vote and Off the Menu

Many of the teachers I talk to are reluctant to get involved in elections, and I understand. Most of us did not go into education because we wanted to be involved in politics, and no one tells you in college that being a teacher is a political job. There is an old saying in politics: […]

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Wear Red for Public Ed

WEAC Region 6 has created a Wear Red for Public Ed T-shirt for members to wear on days when red is the color of solidarity. The front of the T-shirt features the Region 6 logo, and the back design is the outline of the state of Wisconsin with all of the school districts in Region […]

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Your Membership: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

I had a conversation with a teacher friend of mine recently, who happens to work in a different school district than I do. She said she is not a union member, but that she votes for recertification every year because she strongly believes in the union. She said paying union dues would be a financial […]

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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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