Events Calendar

Using Restorative Practices in Schools

WEAC 33 Nob Hill Road, Madison, WI

This course is both interactive & reflective. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of what it means to operate from a restorative lens & how the practices can be used in classrooms & schools.

$25

Balanced Life Retreat: Getting Set for Your Happiest Year Yet!

Mosquito Hill Nature Center N3880 Rogers Road, New London, WI

Join us for a special summer retreat to help you restore and prepare for your best year of teaching. Four-hour retreat on Saturday, July 30, 2022 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Mosquito Hill Nature Center, New London. Opportunity to plan, set intentions, determine necessary boundaries and indulge in restorative activities to aid in balance for […]

$12

The Power of Regret: Virtual Book Study

Zoom

Join us Wednesday, August 17 at 2:00 p.m. for a statewide virtual book discussion on The Power of Regret. In The Power of Regret, Pink draws on research in psychology, neuroscience, economics, and biology to challenge widely-held assumptions about emotions and behavior. Using the largest sampling of American attitudes about regret ever conducted as well as his own World Regret […]

Creating a Welcoming Climate for Families

Zoom

In this session participants will identify the elements of a creating welcoming school climate for families, reflect on one’s own experience interacting with parents and caregivers, identify what is in and out of our control as it relates to family engagement, and examine the effectiveness of written and verbal communication systems used by school and […]

Recurring

Region 7 Board Meeting

Virtual

All meetings will be virtual unless otherwise specified. Meeting agenda and other meeting materials will be posted on EdCommunities.

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Best Practices in Classroom Management

Zoom

An engaging, researched-based course with strategies for those along the career continuum from early career to veteran educators. This course is held virtually the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Register at Best Practices in Classroom Management - Wisconsin Education Association Council (weac.org)

Recurring

Local Leader Network

Virtual

Join union leaders from across Wisconsin to check in with WEAC President Peggy Wirtz-Olsen for important updates and support.

Educator Town Hall

Virtual

You are invited to our statewide town hall at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, where we'll talk about solutions to keep educators in the profession and the future of public schools in Wisconsin. Register at http://weac.org/townhall

Recurring

MTI Region 6 National Board Support Session

WEAC 33 Nob Hill Road, Madison, WI

Support session for National Board candidates. Facilitated by three experienced mentors and Nationally Board Certified Teachers: Cyntha Slavish, Lyman Elliott, and Kelly Ferguson. A light dinner will be served. Must be a member of WEAC to attend. Please RSVP by emailing Rachel.    

Engaging Families at Parent Teacher Conferences

Zoom

Greater family engagement leads to higher academic outcomes, fewer discipline issues, and deeper peer social connections. In partnership with Families and Schools Together (FAST) we will examine tried and true as well as promising practices for partnering with families during parent teacher conferences with a focus on moving past one-way communication. Three random lucky attendees […]