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  • 02/23/2021 11:40 AM | Anonymous

    Nominate the 2021 School Social Worker of the Year!

    Promote a colleague whom you feel is deserving of the SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER OF THE YEAR AWARD!  Celebrate a social worker who you think deserves this special recognition. Nomination form here.  On the form, please share how the nominee is exceptional in 2 of the 4 areas on the Wisconsin School Social Worker Evaluation Framework.  Read about past recipients in the awards section on our website.  Deadline: May 21st, 2021

  • 02/23/2021 11:29 AM | Anonymous

    March 7th-13th is School Social Work Week

    In our role as advocates, it's important to advocate for ourselves as a valuable resource to our school and community.  A big part of that is educating staff, administrators, and community members about what we do!  It is also important to take time to celebrate each other and our accomplishments so that we have fuel to continue to do the work!  Here are some resources to educate and celebrate!

    Promote your practice - Be visible, viable, and valuable

    Ways to Celebrate - updated to reflect COVID-19 conditions

    SSWAA role of school social worker - Scroll down to find downloadable 1-page handouts on why school social workers are needed, as well as infographics about our role.

    Poster - share digitally or print!

    Proclamation by the Governor

    Proclamation by DPI - from the State Superintendent

  • 02/20/2021 6:23 PM | Anonymous

    Save the date for NASW Day of Advocacy on April 14th.  More info here.

  • 02/04/2021 8:38 AM | Anonymous

    WSSWA reached out to the candidates to respond to questions specific to school social work.  Read their responses below and make sure to vote in the primary by Feb. 16th!

    State Superintendent Candidates' Responses to WSSWA
  • 01/26/2021 12:52 PM | Anonymous

    In order to avoid overlap with Wisconsin School Counselors Association's conference, we have moved our fall conference to Nov. 17-19.  Save the date!

  • 01/22/2021 9:34 AM | Anonymous

    Since September 2020, the Speak Up, Speak Out (SUSO) Resource Center has received more than 1,000 tips and helped deploy mental health resources and welfare checks to multiple students. SUSO offers a 24/7 threat reporting system, threat assessment consultation, critical incident response, and general school safety guidance.

    To add this 24/7 threat reporting system to your school, complete the following steps:

    1. Submit contact information: To be forwarded any tips submitted regarding your school, the contact information for one recipient from your school must be submitted to the threat reporting system. Submit information here: https://speakup.widoj.gov/update-school-contact-information

    2. Attend a webinar: Learn what SUSO is, what resources are available, how to access $500 to purchase promo materials, and a train-the-trainer course that reviews curriculum for elementary, middle, and high school students. 

    Watch this video to see how the SUSO threat reporting system works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWxqjhJXHmUhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWxqjhJXHmU

  • 01/19/2021 10:03 AM | Anonymous

    The Verona Area School District is seeking a 1.0 FTE School Social Worker at Country View Elementary to provide leadership and consultation in the area of helping alleviate the social/emotional or environmental difficulties for  students as those difficulties impact student academic performance. This position would begin no sooner than January 25th or as soon as filled. To better understand the applicants we are seeking view this link: https://bit.ly/2UieoJa

  • 01/07/2021 7:12 PM | Anonymous

    From WPEN's website:


    Meet the Candidates (click on a candidate‚Äôs name to view their website)

    Candidate Surveys & Questionnaires

    • Click here to see the FULL RESULTS of the Wisconsin Public Education Network and League of Women Voters of Wisconsin State Superintendent Candidate Survey, released Jan. 6, 2021. Individual answers are linked below, along with the full text of our candidate survey.

  • 12/09/2020 12:32 PM | Anonymous

    Read more from our Midwest rep for SSWAA:


  • 12/07/2020 10:02 AM | Anonymous

    UW-Green Bay is pleased to announce that we recently received approval to offer our MSW Program in central Wisconsin with in-person classes being held on the UW-Stevens Point at Wausau campus. This is exciting news for the region and our program.  This also means we are hiring faculty to teach at that location, starting in fall of 2021.  Review the job posting here:


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