Two schools, one district nominated for Green Ribbon Awards

Two Wisconsin public schools and one school district will be considered for awards from the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools program. The awards program recognizes schools and districts that act to reduce their environmental impact and costs, improve health and wellness, and provide effective environmental and sustainability education. Wisconsin’s 2017 nominees are Houlton Elementary School, Hudson School District, and Kromrey Middle School, Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District. In addition, Washburn School District was nominated for a District Sustainability Award.

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2017 Western Wisconsin Education Conference is Friday, February 17

The 2017 Western Wisconsin Education Conference is Friday, February 17 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the La Crosse Center, 300 Harborview Plaza, La Crosse. The conference is open to teachers, pre-service teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators, school board members, parents and anyone interested in public education. Among the offerings are sessions on institutional racism/social justice, […]

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Save the date: WEAC Summer Leadership Academy is July 24-26 in Eau Claire

Mark your calendar now for the 2017 WEAC Summer Leadership Academy, July 24-26 at UW-Eau Claire. “Summer Leadership Academy not only gives you a local perspective, but a state and national focus on issues important to you as an educator,” says trainer and WEAC Retired member Pat Schmidt of Wautoma. “It encourages you to get involved not only in your school community, but to take a stand on issues at a much deeper level.”

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Registration now open for WEAC Professional Issues Conference

Registration is now open for the 2017 WEAC Professional Issues Conference, March 3-5 at the Concourse Hotel in Madison. This conference focuses on the most important lever in improving our schools: building the knowledge and skills of educators. In addition to a wealth of workshops, keynote speakers are State Superintendent Tony Evers and Mark Denning, who is nationally recognized as a leading educator, lecturer and curriculum specialist in American Indian history and culture.

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