Waupun teacher Kathy Calder featured for her unique approach to inspiring young entrepreneurs

Waupun fifth-grade teacher Kathy Calder, a WEAC Region 5 member, believes business education should not be reserved just for older students. “An introduction to entrepreneurship at a young age will help students understand how to start a business and possibly spark an interest in future business ownership,” she says in an article in the Beaver Dam Daily Citizen and WISC News.

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Watertown School District recognizes “Discipline with Dignity’ work by WEAC members Pam and Tim Suski

The Watertown School District is recognizing WEAC members Pam and Tim Suski for their work with the “Discipline with Dignity” program that has demonstrated success through compassion and high expectations. “We want to provide positive support and high expectations for both academics and behavior,” the Suskis say. “Through this program we show that we believe in them and expect excellent behavior — because they are capable of it.”

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Aspiring Educator Jenna Rheingans of Oshkosh is latest WEAC Badger Red for Public Ed winner!

Congratulations to Aspiring Educator Jenna Rheingans, the latest winner of our WEAC Badger Red for Public Ed promotion! The honor goes to WEAC members in appreciation for their dedication to students. Recipients are treated to a UW Badger athletic event. Jenna will get VIP treatment at the January 26 UW Badger men’s basketball game against Northwestern at the Kohl Center in Madison.

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Korri Kersten is latest WEAC Badger Red for Public Ed winner!

Congratulations to Green Bay teacher Korri Kersten, the latest winner of our WEAC Badger Red for Public Ed promotion! The honor goes to WEAC members in appreciation for their dedication to students. Korri, who has been a first grade teacher at Langlade Elementary School in the Green Bay Area Public School District for six years, will get VIP treatment at the January 19 UW Badger men’s basketball game against Michigan at the Kohl Center in Madison.

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