‘Are you worthy of your students?’

Repeating a question posed by former National Teacher of the Year Kim Oliver, National Education Association Vice President Becky Pringle asked participants at the WEAC Summer Leadership Academy Wednesday: “Are you worthy of your students?” … “We cannot say we are worthy of our children as long as fear and inequity, discrimination and injustice exist in our society,” Pringle said. “We cannot answer this question yes as long as one child feels that they are not valued and respected for who they are.”

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Wisconsin Public Education Network is WEAC’s 2016 Friend of Education

The Wisconsin Public Education Network – which “connects education advocates and professionals to information, actions and each other” – is the 2016 WEAC Friend of Education. WEAC President Betsy Kippers presented the award Friday at a WPEN meeting in Madison.

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