2021 Ed Summer Organizing

2021 Ed Summer Program | Apply Here

Deadline to apply is Monday, May 24

Our union is looking for motivated members to become part of our summer organizing program. Position qualifications include:

  • Be a dues paying member of our union
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours for an entire 6 week program


Candidates interested in this position should possess the following:

  • Comfort having conversations with fellow educators
  • Skill in active listening
  • Ability to ask good questions
  • Motivation to organize for the schools our students deserve

Role and Responsibility:

Organizers will be expected to spend 20 hours per week performing organizing activities. These activities will include (to be done virtually):

  • One-on-one conversations 
  • Phone Banking
  • Planning and executing events
  • Weekly team meetings
  • Attending new teacher orientation event(s)


Members will take the next step in developing organizing skills to build a strong, social justice union that advocates for the schools our students deserve. Members will also conduct organizing conversations with members and potential members in order to:

  • Recruit and engage members
  • Identify issues around which to organize our union
  • Identify leaders to become involved in the union
  • Plan events for members and potential members


Organizers will be provided a weekly stipend of $600 for six weeks starting the week of August  2 and ending the week of September 6. 


A virtual training will be provided with other summer organizers from around Wisconsin. Training date is TBD. 

Please contact the KEA office at with questions. Deadline to apply is Monday, May 24. Click here to apply.