Your Job & COVID-19: Resources

WEAC Members Only: Contact Your Region Office with Individual Questions The following are resources circulated for WEAC members and staff related to COVID-19: WEAC Guidance for School Employees WEAC Recommendations for State Leaders, School Districts Status of WEAC Events More Resources: DPI School Closure Frequently Asked Questions Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Resources […]

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62 WEAC members earn National Board Certification in 2018

Sixty-two WEAC members recently joined the ranks of Nationally Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) in Wisconsin, and 26 renewed their certification. Known as one of the top honors in the profession, NBCTs are assessed by their peers on 5 core propositions of accomplished teaching. WEAC is the state leader in providing candidate support; WEAC supports include intensive summer Jump Start training, monthly in-person cohorts, an online prep course, virtual mentors, and a winter writing retreat.

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Teach for America is not a ‘noble’ choice

Teacher turnover is an increasing problem across Wisconsin, creating instability for students in their neighborhood public schools. WEAC advocates for professional respect, support and resources for educators to attract and keep them in our schools. Read what La Crosse teacher John Havlicek, president of his local education association, had to say at the suggestion that Teach for America is a valid option for students.

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WEAC member Amy Reed named Wisconsin Special Services Teacher of the Year

In a surprise ceremony at her school, Amy Reed, a special education teacher at Kimberly High School, was named Wisconsin’s Special Services Teacher of the Year for the 2015-16 school year. Reed describes her personal philosophy as educating “every student with maximum independence and soft skills in mind.” She stresses a focus on teaching not only core curricula but also understanding what each student would like to do after high school. This allows her to help them develop a plan to get there, teaching students not just what to learn, but how to learn.

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