WEAC is a proud co-sponsor of a summit for future and current teachers, March 20 at UW-Oshkosh. In addition to workshops and a competition for students, there are sessions and speakers for adult educators. Keynote speaker is Sarahi Monterrey, 2019 Wisconsin Teacher of the Year and WEAC member.
Among the break-out sessions are:
- Starting an Educators Rising Chapter in Your School. Educators Rising, the student organization for future teachers, brings together teens with an interest in becoming teachers and offers them skill-building, hands-on experiences and fun. Find out how you build the future of the education profession.
- Developing Cultural Competence. Presented by David O’Connor, DPI Education Consultant American Indian Studies.
- Fairness, Equity, & Diversity. Presented by Stacey Skoning, UW-Oshkosh Special Education Department Chair.
- Social Justice. Presented by WEAC member Jackie Amant, Baraboo Educators Rising Advisor, and Jane McMahon, 2014 Wisconsin Teacher of the Year.
The conference is 9:15-2:15 p.m. March 20 at UW-Oshkosh Reeve Memorial Union. The cost is $15, including lunch. For more information, email Shannon McGuire or call (262) 930-9192. Registration deadline is February 22.