Region 6 Members Helping with Tech Upgrade

The leaders and staff in WEAC Region 6 are working to upgrade the region’s use of communications technology and review its processes to improve communications within and between each Region 6 local. As part of this effort, the region is creating a new handheld application and asking Region 6 members for feedback. The region currently […]

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Deadline for Region 6 NEA RA Funding is February 29

The NEA RA is composed of more than 10,000 delegates from throughout the United States. All of the delegates are public education employees: teachers, paraprofessionals, custodians, food service workers, bus drivers and everyone who makes our great public schools succeed. Delegates vote on dozens of proposals. When the vote is very close delegates are asked […]

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Register Today for Region 6’s Feb. 20 Women’s Leadership Project

Registration is still open for Region 6 members who want to participate in the WEAC Region 6 Women’s Leadership Training project on Saturday, February 20, in Madison. The one-day workshop will include presentations, videos, small group discussions and exercises focusing on women’s communication styles, the impact of legal and legislative changes on women’s professional environment, […]

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Fast $50: Earn Rewards for Recruiting New Members

With money from a WEAC grant, WEAC Region 6 has launched the Fast $50 Recruitment Incentive project to reward Region 6 members who sign up colleagues to join 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 work with. Many […]

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Voter ID Law in Effect for Spring Elections

Wisconsin’s voter photo ID law will be in effect in 2016 starting with the Spring Primary on February 16. Voters must show photo IDs to vote at the polls and absentee voters must mail photocopied photo IDs with their ballots. Valid Wisconsin drivers licenses are one acceptable form of photo ID, and there are other […]

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Region 6 Funding Still Available for NEA ESP Conference

WEAC Region 6’s leaders voted last year to allot funding for Region 6 ESP members who attend the NEA ESP Conference March 11-13 in Orlando, Florida. The NEA ESP conference is the NEA’s premier professional development opportunity for Education Support Professionals. The goal of the conference is to enhance the skills and knowledge of ESP […]

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Last Chance to Get Your Students into the Labor History Essay Contest

All Wisconsin high school students (grades 9-12) are eligible to participate in a high school essay contest conducted annually by the Wisconsin Labor History Society. The contest is open now, and students have until February 13, 2016 to submit their essays. Students are asked to write an essay of approximately 750 words on the subject […]

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Fast $50: Region 6 Recruiters Earn Rewards

Thanks to a WEAC grant, WEAC Region 6 is launching the Fast $50 Recruitment Incentive project to reward Region 6 members who sign up potential members to join 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 work with. Many […]

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Janesville Education Association sells books for Education Fund

The Rock County Central Labor Council has purchased copies of Tim Cullen’s new book Ringside Seat and is donating the books to every public high school library in Rock County. As a member of the Rock County Central Labor Council, Janesville Education Association President Dave Groth is selling signed copies of Ringside Seat to help the Janesville Multicultural Teachers Opportunity Fund.

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Fast $50: Region 6 Recruiters Earn Rewards

Thanks to a WEAC grant, WEAC Region 6 is launching the Fast $50 Recruitment Incentive project to reward Region 6 members who sign up potential members to join 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 work with. Many […]

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