RACINE, WI (WTAQ) - Racine physical education teacher Betsy Kippers will take over as president of the Wisconsin Education Association Council next August, succeeding Mary Bell.
The state’s largest teachers union announced her election last weekend.
Bell has served as WEAC president for six years.
Kippers says raising the bar on student achievement and on educator performance are important to union members.
The new vice president will be Ron Martin, a middle school teacher from Eau Claire.