Thank you to our Sponsors: UW-Oshkosh, National Insurance Services, Culver’s VIP Foundation, Farmers Union, CESA Foundation, Forecast5, PMA, Meemic, Ehlers, Jostens and WEA Members Benefits.

Good Morning,

March means Spring is around the corner and with this week’s weather forecast, hopefully, we will have an early Spring.  Thanks to strong efforts by many individuals and organization the vote on AB 517 was tabled in the Senate Education Hearing Executive Session.

Thank You: I want to thank Mike Haynes at CESA 10 for allowing me to present to the CESA 10 PAC last Friday.

WiRSA Facebook Contributions – I am asking for your help in making our Facebook Page more relevant. Please share exciting events and programs that are occurring in your schools. I will then post them on our Facebook page to better share and promote the great things that are happening in rural schools.

New Spring Into the Outdoors Materials and Resources

Events from this Past Week:

  • 29: Educational Issues Weekly Conference Call
  • March 1: Participated in local Crime and Punishment discussion
  • March 3: Senate Education Committee Hearing:

              Executive Session:

              AB 734 (Career/Workforce Pilot)

             Public Hearing:

              AB 722 (School Acc. Reporting)

              AB 824 (Sparsity Aid)

Senate Committee on Universities and Technical Colleges

              Executive Session:

              SB 703 (Teacher Loan)

  • March 4: Presented at CESA 10 PAC

Events for the Upcoming Week:

  • March 7: Educational Issues Weekly Conference Call
  • March 7: Attending Medford Area Boards of Education Legislative Meeting
  • March 8: Participating in local Crime and Punishment discussion
  • March 8: Senate Education Committee Hearing:

              Executive Session:

              AB 734 (Career/Workforce Pilot)               

              AB 722 (School Acc. Reporting)

              AB 824 (Sparsity Aid)

Resources and Grant/Scholarship Reminders:

WiRSA 2016 Conference Save the Date: November 9-10 in Stevens Point.

Have a great week.