Teacher shortages, vouchers among topics at NEA Representative Assembly

More than 120 WEAC members are heading to Boston this week for the National Education Association Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly. WEAC President Ron Martin, who headed out early this week, said teacher shortages and private school vouchers are two of the key topics to be addressed by the approximately 7,500 delegates.

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Four outstanding individuals honored with WEAC Awards

WEAC President Ron Martin presented four major WEAC Awards at the 2017 WEAC Representative Assembly. The winners are: Maggie Beeber, Friend of Education; Sharon Bowen, Richard J. Lewandowski Award for Humanitarian Service; John Linneman, Education Support Professional Award; and Miguel Salas, Cunningham, Dickinson, Watson Staff Award.

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2017 WEAC RA delegates approve eight New Business Items

The following New Business Items were approved by delegates to the 2017 WEAC Representative Assembly: HORTONVILLE: In 1974, while engaged in a bitter strike, 84 members of the Hortonville Education Association, an affiliate of WEAC-Fox Valley/WEAC/NEA, were unjustly fired and unduly replaced by their school district. WEAC condemns the strikebreakers who crossed the picket line […]

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WEAC is learning from the past and building for the future, WEAC President says

Inspired by the legacy handed down by our past leaders and encouraged by the incredible promise of our current and aspiring educators, the future of WEAC is very strong, WEAC President Ron Martin said Saturday at the 95th WEAC Representative Assembly. Despite what some media say, “It’s an exciting time to be a union member,” Martin said at the daylong Assembly in Stevens Point.

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