I’m In! Project Rewards Region 6 Membership Organizers

Because a union’s strength is in its numbers, WEAC Region 6 has renewed the I’m In! Membership Recruitment Incentive project to reward Region 6 members who sign up potential members to the union. Research and experience show that potential union members are much more likely to join if they are approached face-to-face by someone they […]

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Tell DPI: Don’t Take Away Teachers’ Rights

  In response to changes in the state budget agreement, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is proposing an overhaul to the state’s teacher licensure laws, threatening to undermine teachers’ rights in the process. DPI’s proposed provisions for limiting teacher rights create sweeping changes to disciplinary action, granting almost unlimited, unchecked discretion to school […]

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Tell DPI: Don’t Take Away Teachers’ Rights

  In response to changes in the state budget agreement, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is proposing an overhaul to the state’s teacher licensure laws, threatening to undermine teachers’ rights in the process. DPI’s proposed provisions for limiting teacher rights create sweeping changes to disciplinary action, granting almost unlimited, unchecked discretion to school […]

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Tell DPI: Don’t Take Away Teachers’ Rights

  In response to changes in the state budget agreement, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is proposing an overhaul to the state’s teacher licensure laws, threatening to undermine teachers’ rights in the process. DPI’s proposed provisions for limiting teacher rights create sweeping changes to disciplinary action, granting almost unlimited, unchecked discretion to school […]

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Tell DPI: Don’t Take Away Teachers’ Rights

  In response to changes in the state budget agreement, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is proposing an overhaul to the state’s teacher licensure laws, threatening to undermine teachers’ rights in the process. DPI’s proposed provisions for limiting teacher rights create sweeping changes to disciplinary action, granting almost unlimited, unchecked discretion to school […]

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Take the Region 6 Professional Development Survey

The members of the WEAC Region 6 Professional Development Committee ask, “What do YOU want to learn more about?” What professional development should WEAC Region 6 provide? The Wisconsin Legislature recently made sweepings changes in teacher licensure. PDPs and six credits every five years are things of the past. Therefore, Region 6 asks: What professional development should […]

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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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See “Backpack Full of Cash” Nov. 2 and Nov. 9

“Backpack Full of Cash” is a new, critically acclaimed documentary about the harm and true costs of public school privatization, narrated by movie star Matt Damon. Through arrangements with the filmmakers, WEAC Region 6 is hosting two screenings of the film in November in Janesville and Monroe. There will be free beverages and snacks. The […]

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There is a Party at the Zoo and You’re Invited

The first annual Region 6 back-to-school party is Saturday, October 14, at the Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison. Region 6 is hosting a family day. All Region 6 members are invited to stop in under Region 6’s big tent from 10 a.m. to noon, for face painting and children’s activities, treats, door prizes, a scavenger […]

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I’m In! Project Rewards Region 6 Membership Organizers

Because a union’s strength is in its numbers, WEAC Region 6 has renewed the I’m In! Membership Recruitment Incentive project to reward Region 6 members who sign up potential members to the union. Research and experience show that potential union members are much more likely to join if they are approached face-to-face by someone they […]

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