WEAC Members Only: Contact Your Region Office with Individual Questions

The spread of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has prompted Wisconsin school closures, transitions to online learning, and questions about how our students and educators move forward during this challenging time.

Below you will find the latest news, resources, guidance and support from the Wisconsin Education Association Council, along with resources from other health and education organizations. WEAC is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our members and the students they serve and will continue to provide resources and support as they become available.


Self-care for educators working from home

Governor asks for funds to halt layoffs of public school employees

Best Practices for Educators to Protect Privacy – For You and Students

DPI update letters

WEAC Guidance for School Employees

Free or Low-Cost Internet. Several Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are offering free or low-cost internet access options in response to the COVID-19 health emergency. These services are offered in the areas each ISP serves, or as otherwise described. See the list here.

More Resources:

Standardized State Tests Canceled and Our Latest Wrap-Up

DPI issues updates on special education, school meals, waivers

DPI Educator Effectiveness Information

U.S. Education Department announces standardized test waivers

U.S. Department of Education: FERPA and Student Learning

$2 Trillion Federal Aid Bill, Third in Series, Signed

Second aid package is signed

WEAC Recommendations for State Leaders, School Districts

Status of WEAC Events

DPI School Closure Frequently Asked Questions

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Resources

National Education Association Guidance for Educators and Schools

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COVID-19 General Questions