Whitewater educator Diana Callope named NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellow

The NEA Foundation has named WEAC member Diana Callope, a math educator at Whitewater Middle School in Whitewater, as one the 31 award-winning, public school educators to become this year’s class of Global Learning Fellows. Diana is participating in a year-long, professional learning experience focusing on how to incorporate global competency into instruction, and in June, will travel to Peru for a 10-day international field study.

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Milwaukee’s Heidi Reid is a ‘Top Teacher’

Milwaukee Public Schools speech pathologist Heidi Reid – a Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association and WEAC member – is WISN TV’s March Top Teacher. In a WISN video honoring Heidi, who works at Humboldt Park Elementary School, she says her most exciting moments are seeing children make progress.

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41 WEAC members are named Kohl Teacher Fellows for 2016

Forty-one WEAC members from throughout the state have been named Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Teacher Fellows for 2016. Fellowship recipients are educators who have been chosen for their superior ability to inspire a love of learning in their students, their ability to motivate others, and their leadership and service within and outside the classroom.

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Region 3 Director Sue Dishaw-Britz wins the 2016 WEAC staff award

The WEAC staff award was presented Wednesday night to WEAC Region 3 Director Sue Dishaw-Britz, who WEAC Vice President Ron Martin said “inspires WEAC members and helps them find the power within themselves to advocate for their students and their professions.” Martin and Region 3 President Tara Leithold presented the Cunningham, Dickinson, Watson Award to Dishaw-Britz at a meeting of the Region 3 Executive Board in Green Bay.

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