Megan Kuehl ‘stands in solidarity’ with refugees in Greece

WEAC Region 8/WTCS President Megan Kuehl says that volunteering to help refugees in Greece was a humbling and educating experience. “For a short five days, we stood in the gap and stood in solidarity. We hope to continue standing in that gap while back home in Wisconsin and encourage others to do the same.”

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Teacher of the Year Roger King plants seeds of knowledge at Holmen High School

It takes more than knowing your content to be a great teacher. You have to connect. It’s a fine balance of art and science, and it’s what’s earned WEAC member Roger King recognition as Wisconsin High School Teacher of the Year and our representative to the National Teacher of the Year program. King is an agriscience teacher at Holmen High School.

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Milwaukee school safety assistant ‘Mama Mac’ is always there for the students

Kimberly McLaughlin is a hero to many students at Milwaukee’s South Division High School, not just because of the work she does as a Milwaukee Public Schools safety assistant but because of the way she connects with students every day – and then goes above and beyond to help them.

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21 WEAC members earn National Board Certification in 2015

Twenty-one WEAC members achieved certification through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, joining 1,826 nationwide who newly earned the National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) credential in 2015.

“Congratulations to our new National Board Certified teachers,” said State Superintendent Tony Evers. “It takes a true commitment to teaching our children and to the teaching profession to earn this credential. I commend these educators for completing this rigorous process.”

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How to ensure that WEAC posts show up in your Facebook news feed

Facebook is implementing a new function that allows you to identify people and pages whose posts you want to see in your news feed. In the past, there was no guarantee that you would see WEAC posts in your news feed even though you “like” the WEAC Facebook page. Facebook was making those determinations for you based on your past online activities, using algorithms. Now, however, you will be able to tell Facebook that you want WEAC posts to show up in your news feed.

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