Teamwork at Saint Croix Falls

St. Croix Falls Teachers took action when a school board agenda item caught their eye. The board was taking under consideration a proposal to eliminate a policy that has existed since 1985 that allows for staff involvement in decision-making. Through this policy, association members have been active and influential on committees dealing with insurance, quality […]

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Janesville teachers applaud school board vote to scrap teacher ‘merit pay’ system linked to Educator Effectiveness program

The Janesville Education Association applauded a unanimous decision by the school board this week to scrap a system that tied teacher compensation to the state’s Educator Effectiveness program. Janesville Education Association President Dave Groth, a science teacher at Janesville Parker High School, said the JEA looks forward to working collaboratively with school district administrators and board members “to create a teacher compensation system that is fair, predictable and rewards loyalty to the district and professional development to ensure the children in Janesville school district have the best professional educators.”

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Racine educators win key school board vote on handbook

Racine educators won a key battle Monday night when the school board voted to delay action on changes to the employee handbook until after the administration meets and confers with the elected union leadership of the district’s educators. “Great news from last night!” the Racine Education Association-Racine Educational Assistants Association declared on its Facebook page. “We take our profession seriously and we will collectively stand to make sure we have a voice in how our schools are run.”

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Success Stories from Holmen Education Association

Holmen Education Association has had a busy year of successful endeavors. Among other things, it sponsored an event at the American Legion, adopted a portion of the Halfway Creek Trail, designed a new HEA logo, and hosted WEAC President Ron Martin for Read Across America.

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