November 22, 2017   
HAPPY 

THANKSGIVING!

The Region 3 office will be closed November 23-24 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Political Action
This is an 11.0101(10)(b)(1) communication with WEAC members
2018 Health Insurance Exchange Marketplace Plan
 
If you have family and friends who need to enroll or re-enroll in a 2018 health insurance exchange marketplace plan under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), please share the attached with them in light of a series of actions taken by the Trump administration. These actions are expected to hinder enrollment efforts, cut advertising and outreach, and result in a destabilization of the health insurance marketplace.  
Professional Development Opportunities

DnDWEAC Region 3
Financial Workshops
November 2017  

ALL DnD Workshops will run - there are enough registrants at each of the two sessions. It's not too late to add your name to the list. If you want to attend and receive a copy of the materials, please REGISTER.

REGION 3's offering of Degrees Not Debt  is for folks saddled with student loan debt, or those who are anticipating student loan debt for yourself or for your kids. Come get a basic understanding of federal student loans, repayment plans, and loan forgiveness programs. You'll be armed with the right questions to ask of your lender and loan servicer as you navigate this issue. ONLY Federal Loans (not private loans) are eligible for lower repayment plans, forgiveness, or cancellation.

Sign up here.

The flyers for each workshop can be found on the links below. Important pre-work (what to know about your loans, what to bring along) can be found on the flyer:
National Board Certification for Teachers
It's a great way to distinguish yourself as an educator AND receive extra salary!

Region 3 will host GBEA member and Nationally Board Certified teacher Sandra Michels as she presents an overview of the NBCT process. Region 3 will provide member NBCT candidates with:
  • Individual coaching
  • Access to NEA Jump Start curriculum (at Summer Leadership Academy July 30-August 2)
  • Assignment of personal mentor
  • Regular candidate support sessions
  • Access to the expertise of NBCT union members
To learn more about it, come to the Information Session
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Available in person at the WEAC Region 3 office in Green Bay, or virtually through ZOOM.


Click here for the flyer. Help spread the word!

ETF
Live Webinars Scheduled for December

ETF  is offering a series of 30-minute, live, interactive webinars designed to increase your understanding of Wisconsin Retirement System benefits. Individuals can also ask questions at the end of these sessions. Visit their webinar page to learn more about any of the following sessions. 
  • Additional Contributions
  • Choosing When to Retire
  • Beneficiary Designations-What Happens to My Account When I Die?
  • Retirement Annuity Options
Schedule It!
 
Click HERE to see our Region 3 Calendar. It includes WEAC and Region 3 governance meetings, Professional Development events, and many other workshops, meetings, and events sponsored by our office.
  • WEA Member Benefits Financial Planner, Thursdays, December 21 and January 25 @ WEAC Region 3. To make an appointment contact: Brenda Echeverria 1-800-279-4030, ext. 3300

  • November 23-24, Region 3 Office Closed (Thanksgiving Holiday)

WEAC Region 3
800-472-5582
rohdek@weac.org
www.region3.weac.org