Monona Grove union has success on salary schedule

MGEA members rallied in December in support of the Union’s proposal to place teachers on their new salary schedule by years of experience. After fighting for, and winning a new salary schedule, the MGEA believes teachers should be placed equitably on this new schedule. Using years of experience to place teachers, recognizes the value of […]

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Verona educators protect art, music, phy ed time

The Verona Area Education Association is marking an important victory for students this week, as members organized against changes in the middle school schedule that would have reduced time devoted to music, art, physical education and other critical learning opportunities. Members united, speaking against the plan and showing up as a unified group to make their point. The school board decided not to pursue the change. This is the power of standing together.

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Watertown School District recognizes “Discipline with Dignity’ work by WEAC members Pam and Tim Suski

The Watertown School District is recognizing WEAC members Pam and Tim Suski for their work with the “Discipline with Dignity” program that has demonstrated success through compassion and high expectations. “We want to provide positive support and high expectations for both academics and behavior,” the Suskis say. “Through this program we show that we believe in them and expect excellent behavior — because they are capable of it.”

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Bayfield Education Association steps up to help federal employees

In the northern Wisconsin Bayfield community, the impact of the federal shutdown was felt everywhere – including the classrooms. Through the Bayfield Education Association, teachers banded together to take steps to help. While the shutdown showdown has ended, the opportunity to help others has brought members of the local union even closer together.

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