Catch Region 6 on TV

A small group of Region 6 leaders have been meeting with editorial boards throughout the Region 6 media market. Longtime Capital Times editor Dave Zweifel wrote about our meeting in July. In the last week of July three Region 6 members and WISC-TV editorial director Neil Heinen recorded a “For the Record” show. The show will air […]

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Region 6 is in the News

Legendary Wisconsin journalist Dave Zweifel devoted a column to WEAC Region 6 last week. The Capital Times column focuses on the strength of our union while it also criticizes the anti-education and anti-labor policies of Governor Walker and the Legislature. Zweifel’s article is paired with a great cartoon from award winning labor cartoonist Mike Konopacki […]

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Sun Prairie Teacher Sounds Alarm on Standards

Proposed changes to Wisconsin’s teaching licensing standards threaten the quality of education in Wisconsin, Region 6 member and former Sun Prairie Education Association president Brad Lutes told WISC-TV, Channel 3, in Madison last week. “These standards would put us below the lowest-achieving states in the United States,” the Sun Prairie health and physical education teacher […]

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Region 6 RA Celebrates Success

This year’s Region 6 Representative Assembly was Saturday, May 30, in Madison, is the first RA since the foundation of the region. Delegates approved a Region 6 budget for 2015-16, and set the direction of the regional organization’s work for the next 12 months. To view photos from the RA go to the Region 6 […]

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Attend a Region 6 Student Loan Debt Area Event

Throughout WEAC Region 6, union members, staff and community leaders are putting their heads together to help Region 6 members who are suffering under crippling student loan debt. In May, each county in Region 6 will host an event for educators living or working in that county. Student loan borrowers were share their stories and […]

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Region 6 Tackles Members’ Student Loan Debt

Throughout WEAC Region 6, union members, staff and community leaders are putting their heads together to help Region 6 members who are suffering under crippling student loan debt. In May, each county in Region 6 will host an event for educators living or working in that county. The first events are May 13 in Jefferson […]

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WEAC RA Honors Region 6

Region 6 President Mark Lindsey was presented with a President’s Award at the WEAC Representative Assembly on April 18. The award honors exceptional leadership achievement. In presenting the award, WEAC President Betsy Kippers said, “Mark is the president of Region 6 and has been part of the transition process from the beginning of the development […]

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Region 6 Members Have Extra Legal Benefits

The Region 6 board of directors voted in November to extend to all Region 6 members a successful program that members of Rock Valley Education Professionals have long enjoyed. The Collins Law Firm in Janesville has an agreement with Region 6 to provide an hour of legal advice to any Region 6 member who needs […]

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Tax Help is here for Region 6 Members

If you file a form 1040 and itemize your deductions on Schedule A, your local, state, and national dues may be tax deductible. Region 6 members who would like to receive a letter that documenting union dues payments for 2014 can call the Region 6 office at 1-800-397-2287. Congress has extended the $250 Educator Tax […]

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