Retirees

Retirees have several options for remaining active in WCASS. If you are eligible for one of these membership categories and would like to update your membership, please call the WCASS office at 608.245.2511 or email Diane Gyorog at [email protected]

Emeritus  Membership ($200) is open to anyone who:

  • Was previously a WCASS Professional Member and retired from full-time work and
  • Has subsequently returned to full- or part-time work in a role supervising special education or pupil service personnel or as full-time college faculty whose major responsibility is the professional preparation of administrators of special education/pupil services
Working Retiree Membership ($115) is open to anyone who:
  • Was previously a WCASS Professional Member or an Educational Leadership Member and retired from full-time work and
  • Has subsequently returned to full or part-time work in a non-supervisory role in special education or pupil service personnel as a consultant, principal, director of instruction/curriculum, school psychologist, school counselor, teacher, etc. or as part-time college faculty whose major responsibility is the professional preparation of administrators of special education/pupil services 
Retiree Membership ($0) is for anyone who:
  • Was previously a WCASS member in any Education membership category
  • Is neither employed by or contracted with an educational institution or providing products or services to school districts in any capacity

Benefits

All types of retiree memberships include:

  • Attendance at WCASS conferences at a special membership rate
  • Attendance at WCASS meetings such as membership and regional meetings
  • SAA Legislative Alerts
  • Access to “Members Only” sections of the WCASS website
  • Quarterly electronic WCASS newsletters
  • Periodic membership updates related to developing educational news
  • New Directors Weekly Discussion Starters
  • Wisconsin Education News email

Emeritus Membership includes these additional benefits:

  • Right to vote on issues related to the organization including constitution changes, elected positions, and position papers
  • Opportunity, when appointed, to represent WCASS on WDPI committees
  • Opportunity to participate on WCASS committees
  • Eligibility to run for a WCASS elected office
  • Membership in the School Administrators Alliance (SAA)

Working Retiree and Retiree Membership does not include voting rights, eligibility to run for elected WCASS leadership positions, or the opportunity to represent WCASS on WDPI committees or serve on WCASS committees.