Retiring? One Last Thing Before You Go

If you are a member of WEAC Region 6 who is retiring at the end of this school year, the leaders and staff at Region 6 congratulate you and thank you. Your union and your profession will miss you. Before you go, we would like to offer you a chance to do one last thing […]

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Help Your ‘Money Smart’ Students Win $1,000 for College

The deadline for your students to enter the Money Smart Week-Southwest Wisconsin student essay contest is Saturday, April 6. The coalition to reduce student loan debt that WEAC Region 6 is part of is sponsoring the contest. Three high school seniors from the school districts contained in Region 6 can win scholarships in the form […]

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Deadline for Region 6 NEA RA Funding Requests is March 15

Region 6’s leaders are working to increase the region and state’s impact on NEA policy decisions by increasing the size and engagement of the region’s RA delegation. To encourage Region 6 locals to participate in the NEA RA, the Region 6 board of directors has approved funding to pay the stipends of five Region 6 […]

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I’m In! Cash Extended to Dec. 15

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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I’m In! Cash Extended to Dec. 15

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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Meet Us at the Zoo on Sept. 29

The second annual Region 6 back-to-school party is Saturday, September 29, at the Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison. Region 6 is hosting a family day. All Region 6 members and their families and guests are invited to stop in under Region 6’s big tent from 10 a.m. to noon, for face painting, children’s activities, snacks, […]

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Vote August 14

WEAC Region 6 members are urged to make plans now to vote on Tuesday, August 14, in Wisconsin’s Primary Election. Early voting for the August 14, 2018 partisan primary election has started. Information about where and how you can vote early is available on the State of Wisconsin Elections Commission website. WEAC Region 6 members […]

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Region 6 Membership Organizing Workshops are August 8 and 15

The leaders and staff at WEAC Region 6 will present half-day workshops for all Region 6 members who are involved or want to be involved in their local union’s membership organizing and recruitment drives. Last year’s workshops were highly successful going into the recruitment of new staff and local action planning in August and September. […]

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Introduction to Restorative Practices Workshop FREE for Union Members

WEAC and the WEA Academy are sponsoring a free, half-day Introduction to Restorative Practices workshop for union members on Friday, June 29, in Madison. Restorative Practices are grounded in a framework that values all members of the school community (students, staff, parents, and community partners) and sees them as partners in creating safe and supportive schools. […]

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Educators Happy Hour is Friday, June 8

All Region 6 members and their guests are invited to celebrate the end of the school year together at the High Noon Saloon in Madison on Friday, June 8. Members of the two featured bands, Something To Do and The Periodicals, include WEAC Region 6 member Brad Klotz and staff member John Wedge. The High […]

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