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Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Want more lesson plans, on-demand videos, expert-led PD and discounts on ISTE edtech events?
ISTE is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a special offer to WEMTA members: 40% off basic ISTE membership. Normally $125, membership is just $75 until August 31, 2019 with offer code 40FORISTE at checkout. Learn more about ISTE membership!
Planning to attend ISTE19? Use the offer code during conference registration.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Applications now open for "AASL District Kits for the National School Library Standards" The AASL developed kits are available for use by districts to present professional development focused on exploration and implementation of the 2018 National School Library Standards for Learners, School Librarians, and School Libraries. More information is found in this news release from ALA Member News https://bit.ly/2IpKFro
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Even if you are not an AASL member, here is your chance to have your voice heard about what types of information is presented at the AASL National Conference in November 2019. Please use this link to vote for concurrent sessions.
Follow this link to vote:
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Wisconsin's Spring Election is April 2, 2019! If you are attending the WEMTA Conference on Tuesday, April 2, you will want to vote early. In-person absentee voting (early voting) opportunities vary between municipalities. Check with your local clerk for early voting hours at https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/MyMunicipalClerk .
What's on the ballot: The only statewide race is for the Wisconsin Supreme Court between Judge Brian Hagedorn and Judge Lisa Neubauer. There are many local races across the state, including mayoral, school board and city council races. Find out what's on your ballot here: https://myvote.wi.gov/en-US/PreviewMyBallot
How to Find Your Polling Place:You can find your polling place here: https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/FindMyPollingPlace
Absentee Ballot Deadlines: The deadline to request an absentee ballot be mailed to you is March 28. Your completed ballot must be received by your municipal clerk no later than April 2 at 8 p.m.
Thursday, March 14, 2019
- ISTE Impact Award: This award honors individuals or organizations making a difference in education and whose outstanding work improves learning for all students.
- ISTE Distinguished District Award: This award highlights an exceptional school district who demonstrates effectiveness and innovation in the application of educational technology. They ensure equitable, accessible and appropriate technology for all students and exhibit a progressive mindset when it comes to challenges in education (we have presented this award in the past, but have updated the nomination form).
Nomination forms are live on the awards page on iste.org. Nominations close March 31. You can nominate yourself or someone else.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
State legislators are holding in-district listening sessions across the state to help inform their decision-making on the state budget and other legislative proposals. Listening sessions are a great way to form relationships with your local legislators and to educate them on issues that matter to you. If you live in one of the districts listed below, please considering attending an upcoming listening session to discuss the Common School Fund, staffing shortages, and other WEMTA priority issues with lawmakers.
Representative John Macco (R – Ledgeview)
Friday, February 22
Village of Bellevue Public Safety Building/Village Hall at 3100 Eaton Road.
11:00 am to 12:30 p.m.
Senator Robert Cowles (R-Green Bay)
Friday, February 22
Kaukauna City Hall
144 W 2nd Street, Kaukauna
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Ashwaubenon Village Hall
2155 Holmgren Way, Ashwaubenon
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Representative Romaine Quinn (R-Barron)
Monday, February 25
Cumberland Public Library
9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Shell Lake Arts Center
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Rice Lake Municipal Court
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cameron Public Library
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Senator Howard Marklein (R-Spring Green)—Joint Finance Committee Member
Friday, March 1 with Rep. Tony Kurtz, 50th Assembly District
9-10 a.m. Mauston City Hall Council Chambers
303 Mansion St., Mauston, WI 53948
1-2 p.m. Reedsburg City Hall Council Chambers
134 S. Locust Street, Reedsburg, WI 53959
Monday, March 4
10-11 a.m. Darlington Municipal Bldg. - Council Room
627 Main St., Darlington, WI 53530
12:30–1:30 p.m. Monroe Public Library – Upstairs Program Room
925 16th Ave, Monroe, WI 53566
Monday, March 11 with Rep. Travis Tranel, 49th Assembly District
10:30-11:30 a.m. Schreiner Memorial Library – Community Room Two
113 West Elm St., Lancaster, WI 53813
2-3 p.m. Linden Municipal Building – "Senior Citizen Room"
444 Jefferson St., Linden, WI 53553
Monday, March 18 with Rep. Tony Kurtz (50) & Rep. Travis Tranel (49)
10:30-11:30 a.m. Brewer Public Library – "Story Time Room" in basement
325 N. Central Ave., Richland Center
Representative Adam Neylon (R-Pewaukee)
Wednesday, February 27
Waukesha Public Library
Wednesday, March 27
Sussex Public Library
Wednesday, April 24
Pewaukee Public Library
Community Meeting Room
Friday, February 15, 2019
Monday morning technology specialist Patricia Brown, @msEdtechie will deliver the keynote address:
STEM is for ALL-Bridging the Gap Tackling Digital Equity
After the keynote, dig in with Patricia during her breakout session: Unleash Student Creativity with iPads!
Be sure to take advantage of EARLY-BIRD DISCOUNTS by registering by February 20. https://www.wemta.org/register/event/event.cfm?eventid=139