WETL Committees

Current Committees

Our goals to assist Wisconsin educational and corporate entities in understanding how to plan for the use and successful implementation of information technology to improve student learning, advocate for educational technology needs and to promote the development of leadership skills for educational technology professionals require our members’ professional skills. WETL members are encouraged to serve on committees or temporary task forces as the need arises.

Membership
    1. Promote membership in WETL
    2. Monitor membership trends
    3. Propose methods of increasing membership in WETL
    4. Develop member benefits and promote communication within and beyond WETL membership
    5. Propose methods of communication between the Board of Directors and WETL members
    6. Identify topics of interest to WETL members and Provide for publications and other means of communication for WETL
Influence
    1. Identify and study current issues that affect education in Wisconsin and WETL
    2. Propose issues for organizational direction and action
    3. Formulate position statements for approval by the Board, which are based upon research and compatible with the positions of CoSN
    4. Establish and develop contact with federal and state legislators in order to inform legislative issues.
Public Relations
    1. Develop and maintain the WETL website and associated graphics and information
    2. Work with CoSN to develop press releases and other communication
    3. Work with other state organizations to promote WETL presentations and educational offerings
    4. Work with the Wisconsin DPI to promote conference opportunities
Professional Learning and Leadership
    1. Work with members on CETL testing and preparation
    2. Mentor other state organizations on issues surrounding educational technology
    3. Plan the WETL CTO boot camp each spring
    4. Highlight CoSN educational offerings
    5. Develop anchor lessons illustrating state of the art educational activities that leverage instructional technologies
    6. Provide a clearinghouse service with questions and information helping districts hire quality CTO staff
    7. Provide guidance on the evaluation of technology and vendor support
Executive
    1. Serve as a coordinating and planning committee for the Board of Directors
    2. Serve as a decision- making body between meetings of the Board of Directors for action which the Chair deems urgent and not requiring full Board approval
    3. Assume such other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors

Join WETL

WETL is an institutional membership organization open to K-12 school districts in Wisconsin. Other education agencies and interested parties may join as affiliate educators or affiliate corporate members. If you are interested in learning more about district membership or affiliate opportunities, please let us know by filling out the contact form to the right. Thank you!

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