‘It’s about respect,’ WEAC President Martin says in address to annual Representative Assembly

Whether educators are striking in West Virginia or Arizona or Colorado or picketing alongside families in Milwaukee or working tirelessly to elect pro-public education policymakers to public office, it’s all about one thing, WEAC President Ron Martin said in his keynote address to the 2018 WEAC Representative Assembly: It’s about respect for educators and students. “The evidence is in,” he said to hundreds of delegates at the annual RA in La Crosse. “Educators overwhelmingly say we need to bring respect back to our profession.”

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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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