Professional Development


2017-2018
Professional Development
Opportunities Now Available!

While the Region 7 workshops are designed for Region 7 members, and coordinated by the Region 7 staff, WEAC members from other Regions may also sign up. Links for other professional development opportunities from WEAC and NEA are also listed. Watch for the new WEA Academy online offerings coming out this year.


PDP Series 2017-18


 Power Up! Mentoring New Leaders
Learn how to engage members and build new leadership within your local.

Contact Beth Ludemann to sign up for the June 27th workshop details.


 

NEA Opportunities
NEA Academy

In addition to the NEA Academy options, WEAC is looking for members interested in attending the following NEA leadership training/conference opportunities. If you are interested in attending, please contact the Region 7 Office at 262-789-6000 before the deadlines listed, so WEAC can nominate you by the deadline.

Conference/EventDatesLocationWhoDue
NEA Minority Leadership Training EventDecember 9-11, 2016San Diego, CAEthnic Minority as defined by the US Census.  First time participants preferred.10/7/16
NEA Women’s Leadership Training EventDecember 9-11, 2016San Diego, CAFemale members of the organization.  First time participants preferred.10/7/16
NEA Leadership SummitFebruary 24-26, 2017Orlando, FLNEA has some requirements as to who we should fund as a state.  Emerging leaders/activist, under 35, minority, etc.12/9/16
NEA ESP ConferenceMarch 10-12, 2017Dallas, TXESP Members.  First time participants preferred.1/5/17
NEA Higher Education ConferenceMarch 17-19, 2017.  Leadership Day Dallas, TXHigher Education Members.  First time participants preferred.1/5/17
March 16th
NEA Joint Conference on Women’s & MinoritiesJune 2017Boston, MAA focus will be on sending minorities and women to this NEA Pre-RA conference.  Men are also welcome to attend.4/15/17
NEA Student Leadership ConferenceJune 2017Boston, MAStudent members and leaders.  Students who will be returning to their campus in the fall will be given higher preference.  4/15/17