‘365 Artists 365 Days Project’ connects students with artists across the globe

The 365 Artists 365 Days Project – created by WEAC Region 3 member Frank Juarez of Sheboygan North High School – highlights contemporary artists from across the globe through an online interview platform. Since its inception in 2014, it has introduced artists on a daily basis via online and social media. To date, the 365 Artists 365 Days Project has featured over 700+ artists working in various media, processes, and studio practices. Juarez has shared the story of his success with the 365 Artists 365 Days Project in a column distributed by the Department of Public Instruction via its ConnectEd newsletter.

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MTEA member Elizabeth Davis is named ‘Top Teacher’

Milwaukee teacher Elizabeth Davis, a teacher at Garland Elementary School and a member of the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association, has been named the Top Teacher for November by WISN-TV. “We are a multicultural school, and I’m constantly learning new things from the children,” says Davis, whose students come from several countries. Her best part of the day, she said, is “the hugs.”

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Appleton’s A-Tech program provides unique career training opportunities for students

The Appleton Technical Academy, or A-Tech, a public charter school operated by the Appleton Area School District within Appleton West High School, is providing unique career training opportunities for students interested in manufacturing, according to an article in the Appleton Post-Crescent. The article includes an interview with Paul Lindberg, a WEAC Region 3 member and lead instructor at A-Tech.

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Appleton’s Marcia Engen receives education leadership award

Retired Appleton educator Marcia Engen will be honored this week as recipient of the tenth annual Thomas G. Scullen Leadership Award, the Appleton Education Foundation has announced. Engen is a longtime active WEAC member and currently a member of WEAC Retired/Region 10. “No one is ever excluded from a public school … and I believe common schools that were the vision of our state constitution have provided all of us with an opportunity to serve our communities and our public schools,” she said.

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