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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Region 6 Wins Big in Recertification Elections

WEAC Region 6 President Mark Lindsey thanked and congratulated all of the Region 6 members and potential members who voted and worked to help their colleagues vote in the overwhelmingly successful November 4-24 union recertification elections. Throughout Region 6, all but three of the locals that participated in recertification elections prevailed by large margins. The […]

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Local Recertification is November 4-24

More than 40 WEAC Region 6 locals will participate in the union recertification voting process held this November 4 to November 24. Ask your building representative or your local president if your local is participating in this year’s recertification elections. Look for communications from your local leadership and Region 6 on how your local plans […]

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It’s Not Too Late to Register for the Oct. 24 Region 6 PDP Workshop

Professional Development Plan (PDP) support is another benefit of Region 6 union membership. Workshops are scheduled in the Janesville, Dodgeville and Madison throughout the upcoming school year. Slots are currently available in all of the workshops. All Region 6 members are eligible to join any of the workshops for no cost. Registration ends two weeks […]

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Public Education is Not a Game or a Show

On September 11, television channels in Region 6 and throughout the country aired a slick gimmick of a program called “Think It Up.” WEAC and NEA have researched the program and its backers and have shared what they found with local leaders at Region 6 and throughout the state. The program is sponsored by the […]

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Celebrate Labor Day with Region 6

All WEAC Region 6 members and their families are invited to participate in Labor Day celebrations Labor Temple of Madison on Monday, September 7. The South Central Federation of Labor’s annual Labor Fest begins at noon on Labor Day and will recognize Region 6 members during the Solidarity Roll Call. There will be music, food […]

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