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    Student Wisconsin Education Association (Student WEA)

    Adviser:  Dr. Joyce Shanks

    Phone:  608.785.8657

    Email:  jshanks@uwlax.edu

    Student WEA is a statewide pre-professional organization for all prospective educators. Its goal is to help these educators make a smooth transition from the campus to their profession through active involvement in professional training, community projects, and multicultural and diversity experiences. Student WEA also issues forums, visitations to private and public schools, community service, and social gatherings.

     

    Eta Sigma Gamma (National Honorary in Health Education)

    Adviser:  Dr.  Keely Rees

    Phone:  608.785.8168

    Email:  krees@uwlax.edu or etasigmagamma@uwlax.edu

    The purpose of the Beta Phi Chapter of Eta Sigma Gamma is to promote health education through teaching, service, research and advocacy.  Students are involved in various projects on campus, in local schools and the community. Additional goals of the honorary include promotion of professional standards and ethics, networking activities among health educators and recognizing academic achievement.

    Kappa Delta Pi (The International Honor Society in Education)

    Adviser:  Gary Willhite

    Phone:  608.785.8130

    Email:  gwillhite@uwlax.edu

    The purpose of the Beta Tau Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi is to promote excellence in and recognize outstanding contributions to education. It shall endeavor to maintain a high degree of professional fellowship among its members, quicken professional growth, and honor achievement in education work. The group shall invite to membership such persons as exhibit commendable professional qualities, worthy educational ideals and sound scholarship.

    Music Educators National Conference-Student Chapter #361, UW-L (MENC)

    Adviser:  Dr. Tammy Fisher

    Phone:  608.785.8411

    Email:  tfischer@uwlax.edu

    Members become acquainted with the privileges and responsibilities of the music education field and have opportunities to meet leaders in the music education profession. MENC assists the university in various projects throughout the year.

    National Arts Education Association-Student Chapter, UW-L

    This organization is involved in the preparation of future art educators. We try to offer a variety of activities, including field trips, conferences, and quest speakers that will enhance the knowledge of our members. In addition, it allows art education students to get to know one another and develop future contacts in the field.

    Physical Education Majors Club

    Adviser:  Deb Sazama

    Phone:  608.785.8183

    Email:  dsazama@uwlax.edu

    Physical Education Majors Club is an organization designed to bring together all students who focus of study is in the field of Exercise and Sport Science - Physical Education Teaching. This organization allows students to share and receive information regarding current issues in the field, current workshops, classes or conventions available an all other types of pertinent information regarding all aspects of physical education. Students also gain valuable experiences through guest speakers, recreational and community-based activities and fundraising opportunities.

    Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC)

    Adviser:  Lema Kabashi

    Phone:  608.785.8143

    Email:  lkabashi@uwlax.edu

    SCEC is a student organization that focuses on special education. We focus on disabilities in educational settings. We also do community outreach to educate K-12 students about disabilities. Opportunities to attend state and national conferences are available.