West Bend Education Associationest.1930

West Bend Education Association, WBEA, est. 1930​

What Your Dues Do
Dues are an investment in your profession and career and it is money well spent.  There are reduced dues for first year members and married teachers.

We all know dues can be costly.  However, do you know where your money is going?  It is always well spent at different levels to ensure the teaching profession continues to grow, and that teachers have a say to what goes on in their classroom. 

WBEA: Your local uses your dues to run workshops, trainings, run elections, meet with admin and school board, acknowledge retirees, and give out scholarships.  Without your support, the local leaders would not be able to make the tremendous strides we have already this year.  

Region 7: Region 7 is the WEAC region that WBEA fall into.  It covers much of southeastern Wisconsin, including Washington, Waukesha, Walworth, Racine, Milwaukee, & Kenosha Counties.  Region 7 has its own board and makes decisions at the regional level.  WBEA needs more representation on the Region 7 executive board; the region has good values, as members are its first interest. 

Visit the Region 7 website for extra

WEAC Wisconsin Educator Association: The Wisconsin Education Association Council – WEAC has been around in some form since 1853, and works out of Madison to represent educators.  Their mission is they believe that together we can maintain our traditions and keep Wisconsin at the forefront of quality and innovation in public education.  WEAC negotiates reduced rate graduate credits.  They are our legal support and represents the public policy, labor and professional interests of its members. WEAC is a strong voice for its members and for the 865,000 children in Wisconsin public schools.  Provides many development opportunities for educators and also is part of a savers club where members can get discounts at many retailers.

Visit WEAC.ORG for additional details.

NEA The National Education Association: Since 1857, the NEA has been advocating for education and educators.  NEA’s mission is to advocate for education professionals and to unite members and the nation to fulfill the promise of public education to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world.  NEA works at the national level out of Washington D.C. and the NEA Representative Assembly is the largest democratic deliberative body in the world.  The 14,000+ delegates at the RA represent over 3 million educators nationwide!

Go to NEA.ORG for more info.