WREA and WiRSA Partnership
WREA and WiRSA are joining forces to connect school districts with hard to fill partial positions and long term substitute positions with retired educators looking to get back into the workforce part time to share their knowledge and love of education with the students of rural Wisconsin.
District Administrators and or HR personnel can complete this form to post a partial position or long term substitute position for posting on the WREA website. There is no cost for the posting, this is a service of WREA and WiRSA.
Wisconsin Rural Partners is dedicated to building collaborative partnerships across the public and private sectors for the benefit for rural Wisconsin.
Advisory Council on Rural Schools, Libraries and Communities — Advancing Rural Wisconsin Initiative
The Advancing Rural Wisconsin Initiative seeks to improve education, commerce and quality of life for rural residents so that Wisconsin’s rural communities can stay strong.
The Department of Public Instruction is the state agency that advances public education and libraries in Wisconsin.
The Wisconsin Education Council represents the public policy, labor and professional interests of its 98,000 members.
National Teacher of the Year Survey Results: WiRSA Board of Director, Leah Luke is sharing the following survey information with the membership. Leah is a member of the Government Affairs Committee of the National Network State Teachers of the Year. One of their current tasks is disseminating the results of a recent national survey.
The first link takes you to the survey results and the second to a related blog written by Katherine Bassett, CEO National Network State Teachers of the Year and 2000 NJ STOY. Despite the federal focus of the survey, the results definitely have the potential for being an excellent resource for state-level educational policy development as well. Please feel free to share across your networks.
NREA is a strong and respected organization dedicated to maintaining the vitality of rural school systems across the country.
The NREAC is made up of state and national organizations concerned about educational opportunities for children who live in rural areas of the United States. The documents you can read here were written to state the need for the organization and state the founding conditions and agreements that were reached by those organizations that participated in that process.
JRRE is a peer-reviewed e-journal publishing original pieces of scholarly research of demonstrable relevance to educational issues within rural settings.
Representing state associations of school boards and their member districts, NSBA fosters excellence and equity in public education through school board leadership.
A national nonprofit organization, the Rural Trust addresses the crucial relationship between good schools and thriving communities.
The Department of Education promotes student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness.
AERA is the most prominent international professional organization, with the primary goal of advancing educational research.
Links to appropriate sources of information relating to rural education.
The Center for Rural Education takes a leadership role in advancing the cause of rural education.
Provides access to recent data collected by NCES, as well as access to resources available through selected contractors and grantees of the U.S. Department of Education.
PRA seeks to expand economic and social opportunities for America’s rural communities and their residents.
The Rural Education SIG promotes scholarly conversation about the lives of rural people, places and their schools through research.