Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Locally elected school board members.

Lobbying Interests:
The Wisconsin Association of School Boards seeks to have input on legislation that impacts the educational programs of school districts, and any legislation that would impact their operation. With respect to operations, this could include employment, insurance, taxation, election, technology licensing, transportation and other areas of legislation that have not been identified.

CEO Name:
John Ashley
Executive Director

Contact
JA
John Ashley
122 W Washington Ave, Ste 400
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 257-2622
(608) 257-8386
jashley@wasb.org
http://wasb.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Joseph Quick Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2013 Withdrawn On 5/13/2014
John Ashley Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/4/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Dan Rossmiller Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/4/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Christopher R Kulow Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 8/26/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 9
Assembly Bill 9
Relating to: law enforcement officers who are on duty, off-duty law enforcement officers, and former law enforcement officers and going armed with firearms.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/14/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB has concerns about allowing former law enforcement officers to go armed in schools and supports tying this to the HR 218 Certification process as provided in the bill. We oppose amendments to allow all CCW licensees to go armed in schools.
Assembly Bill 26
Assembly Bill 26
Relating to: fees charged for access to public records. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/4/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 107
Assembly Bill 107
Relating to: an entertainer's surety bond. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 349

For
Notification Date
8/20/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
We support the bill with the changes made by Assembly Substitute Amendment 1.
Assembly Bill 123
Assembly Bill 123
Relating to: failure to report bullying in public schools and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/23/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB has concerns about the bill as introduced, but is working with the bill's author to find ways to address these concerns.
Assembly Bill 126
Assembly Bill 126
Relating to: contracts for additional charter schools.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/19/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB opposes AB 126. Although we believe Sub. Amdt. 3 is a vast improvement over the original bill and prefer it to to the original, we do not support AB 126
Assembly Bill 128
Assembly Bill 128
Relating to: recall petition requirements.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/21/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 170
Assembly Bill 170
Relating to: post-retirement employment of annuitants under the Wisconsin Retirement System, participation status under the Wisconsin Retirement System, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/13/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB has strong concerns about the impact this bill will have on school districts, especially small and rural districts, who often rehire retired teachers as substitutes and rehire retired administrators to fill vacancies on an interim basis.
Assembly Bill 225
Assembly Bill 225
Relating to: various changes in the campaign finance laws; exemption of certain electors from the requirement to present proof of identification when voting in an election; identifying documentation to establish proof of residency for voter registration; r...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/5/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
WASB SUPPORTS limiting reasons for recalling school board members to illegal/immoral activity; OPPOSES restrictions on the timing of referenda & prohibition on using school district revenue to simply inform the electorate about a pending referendum.
Assembly Bill 267
Assembly Bill 267
Relating to: the commencement of fall classes in public schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/30/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 343
Assembly Bill 343
Relating to: the distribution by schools of a concussion and head injury information sheet and the participation by pupils in a youth athletic activity.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/25/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 348
Assembly Bill 348
Relating to: substitute special education teachers and paraprofessional staffing services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/25/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 370
Assembly Bill 370
Relating to: allowing pupils in grades 7 and 8 to earn high school credit.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/25/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 379
Assembly Bill 379
Relating to: the student information system, a school and school district accountability system, low-performing schools and school districts, and charter school contracts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/14/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB supported the original version of AB 379. We do nto support ASA 1 to AB 379.
Assembly Bill 382
Assembly Bill 382
Relating to: the school district levy for community programs and services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/25/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 390
Assembly Bill 390
Relating to: parental notification for questioning pupils about criminal activity.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/6/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB has some strong concerns about this bill and looks forward to working with the authors to address those concerns.
Assembly Bill 398
Assembly Bill 398
Relating to: technical excellence higher education scholarships, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/14/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB has some concerns about duplication of effort by school boards and workload for HEAB that may result from the requirement that EACH school board must develop criteria for determining proficiency in technical education for HEAB's approval.
Assembly Bill 417
Assembly Bill 417
Relating to: authorizing the city of Milwaukee to sell eligible school facilities to eligible purchasers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/20/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 489
Assembly Bill 489
Relating to: the number of mathematics and science credits required for a high school diploma.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/14/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB generally supports rigorous graduation standards but has concerns that the bill may impose an unfunded or less-than-fully funded mandate on many districts, especially smaller districts, and may cause them to cut existing classes/programs.
Assembly Bill 522
Assembly Bill 522
Relating to: requiring a city, village, town, or county to share with overlying taxation jurisdictions certain payments for potential services received from a tax-exempt entity. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/6/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 533
Assembly Bill 533
Relating to: school district bonds, promissory notes, and state trust fund loans.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/19/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
WASB believes school board members and district electors should have full and accurate information about school district referendum costs; however, bond counsel has raised technical issues that now cause us to oppose this bill.
Assembly Bill 549
Assembly Bill 549
Relating to: authorizing independent charter schools, eliminating instrumentality charter schools, establishing magnet schools, replication process for certain operators of charter schools, and utilizing an alternative process for educator effectiveness. (...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/6/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 599
Assembly Bill 599
Relating to: rule-making procedures and modifying and repealing various administrative rules promulgated by the Department of Public Instruction.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 609
Assembly Bill 609
Relating to: physical education in public schools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/31/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
This bill would impose an unfunded mandate on many school districts, interfere with local school boards' ability to schedule the school day, and would not increase by one minute the amount of P.E instruction under current standards and guidelines.
Assembly Bill 616
Assembly Bill 616
Relating to: prohibiting the collection of a pupil's biometric data and the use of any device to assess a pupil's physiological or emotional state.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/14/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB worked with the author to develop Sub. Amdt. 2. It addresses our major concerns while advancing the author's intent.
Assembly Bill 617
Assembly Bill 617
Relating to: directing the Department of Public Instruction to establish model academic standards and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/20/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB is concerned about the lack of flexibility in the bill as written as well as the potential costs to school districts as curriculum modifications would be needed as standards change. We look forward to working with the bill's author.
Assembly Bill 618
Assembly Bill 618
Relating to: the student information system, the disclosure of personally identifiable student data, and the disclosure of pupil records. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/14/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 662
Assembly Bill 662
Relating to: school district expenditures for community programs and services and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/13/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB opposed the bill as introduced. Assembly Sub. Amdt. 2 addresses many of our concerns.
Assembly Bill 682
Assembly Bill 682
Relating to: creating a Special Needs Scholarship Program for disabled pupils, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/14/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 749
Assembly Bill 749
Relating to: number of school days and hours of instruction held in a school year and state aid for summer classes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB strongly supports this legislation.
Senate Bill 51
Senate Bill 51
Relating to: the number of mathematics and science credits required for a high school diploma.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 63

Other
Notification Date
11/14/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB generally supports rigorous graduation standards but has concerns that the bill may impose an unfunded or less-than-fully funded mandate on many districts, especially smaller districts, and may cause them to cut existing classes/programs.
Senate Bill 76
Senate Bill 76
Relating to: contracts for additional charter schools.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/6/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB strongly opposes provisions in SSA 1 to SB 76 that disregard local control, impose mandates on school boards that are likely unfunded and will result in raising local property taxes.
Senate Bill 184
Senate Bill 184
Relating to: school bullying, unlawful use of computer systems, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/6/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB regards bullying of students as a serious problem. We do not oppose the bill but have some concerns about changes it makes to the DPI model bullying policy. We are working with the bill's author to address those concerns.
Senate Bill 223
Senate Bill 223
Relating to: employer access to, and observation of, the personal Internet accounts of employees and applicants for employment; educational institution access to, and observation of, the personal Internet accounts of students and prospective students; land...

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 208

Other
Notification Date
8/20/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
We have concerns that the bill, as introduced, could have the unintended consequence of hampering schools' investigation of student misconduct (e.g., cyberbullying).
Senate Bill 228
Senate Bill 228
Relating to: the commencement of fall classes in public schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/11/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 258
Senate Bill 258
Relating to: the distribution by schools of a concussion and head injury information sheet and the participation by pupils in a youth athletic activity.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 93

For
Notification Date
10/17/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 271
Senate Bill 271
Relating to: substitute special education teachers and paraprofessional staffing services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 255

For
Notification Date
9/16/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 284
Senate Bill 284
Relating to: allowing pupils in grades 7 and 8 to earn high school credit.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 138

For
Notification Date
10/6/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 286
Senate Bill 286
Relating to: the student information system, a school and school district accountability system, low-performing schools and school districts, and charter school contracts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 256

Against
Notification Date
9/16/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB supports SB 286 as passed by the state Senate. The WASB opposes ASA 1 to SB 286.
Senate Bill 304
Senate Bill 304
Relating to: safety belts on certain school buses that are purchased or sold and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/4/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
WASB has a long-standing resolution stating: “The WASB opposes legislation requiring all school buses to be equipped with seat belts for students.” Our Policy & Resolutions Committee is actively considering a revision that may be taken up in January.
Senate Bill 316
Senate Bill 316
Relating to: the school district levy for community programs and services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/6/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 318
Senate Bill 318
Relating to: authorizing the city of Milwaukee to sell eligible school facilities to eligible purchasers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/15/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 334
Senate Bill 334
Relating to: technical excellence higher education scholarships, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 60

For
Notification Date
10/14/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB has some concerns about duplication of effort by school boards and workload on HEAB that may result from the requirement that EACH school board must develop criteria for determining proficiency in technical education for HEAB's approval.
Senate Bill 375
Senate Bill 375
Relating to: the use of an epinephrine auto-injector on school premises or at a school-sponsored activity.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 239

Other
Notification Date
12/19/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
There are some good aspects to the bill; however, portions of it seem to overlap existing statutes and are likely to cause confusion among school board members and other school officials. Reporting requirements seem excessive, may intrude on privacy.
Senate Bill 416
Senate Bill 416
Relating to: a pupil's possession and use of an epinephrine auto-injector.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/19/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 478
Senate Bill 478
Relating to: school district expenditures for community programs and services and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 306

Other
Notification Date
1/31/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB opposed the bill as introduced. Senate Sub. Amdt. 1 addresses many of our concerns.
Senate Bill 525
Senate Bill 525
Relating to: creating a Special Needs Scholarship Program for disabled pupils, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/14/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 559
Senate Bill 559
Relating to: categorical aids for special education and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 589
Senate Bill 589
Relating to: number of school days and hours of instruction held in a school year and state aid for summer classes.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 257

For
Notification Date
2/14/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB strongly supports this legislation.
Senate Bill 619
Senate Bill 619
Relating to: creating a model academic standards board.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/5/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WASB supports adoption and implementation of the Common Core State Standards in Wisconsin.

Budget Bill Subjects

Employee Trust Funds
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Employee Trust Funds

Notification Date
5/20/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Public Instruction: Administrative and Other Funding
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Administrative and Other Funding

Notification Date
3/18/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Public Instruction: Categorical Aids
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Categorical Aids

Notification Date
3/18/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Public Instruction: Choice, Charter and Open Enrollment
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Choice, Charter and Open Enrollment

Notification Date
3/18/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Public Instruction: General School Aids and Revenue Limits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: General School Aids and Revenue Limits

Notification Date
3/18/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Creates Chapter PI 80, relating to Community programs and services (Fund 80). SS 043-14
Agency Name
Department of Public Instruction (PI)

Subject
Creates Chapter PI 80, relating to Community programs and services (Fund 80). SS 043-14

Register Number: 701 (5/15/2014)
Other
Notification Date
6/24/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Full-time Open Enrollment Program.
Agency Name
Department of Public Instruction (PI)

Subject
Full-time Open Enrollment Program.

Register Number: 691 (7/15/2013)
Other
Notification Date
3/17/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
The WASB has concerns with proposed revisions to Chapter PI 36 relating to the full-time open enrollment program

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Development of proposals related to the shortage of Tech Ed teachers and providing pathways to Tech Ed teacher licensure
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of proposals related to the shortage of Tech Ed teachers and providing pathways to Tech Ed teacher licensure

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/17/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Development of 2015-17 State Budget proposals related to public education
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of 2015-17 State Budget proposals related to public education

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/26/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Development of a School Accountability System
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of a School Accountability System

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/12/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Work of the Legislative Council Special Committee on the Review of Tax Incremental Financing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Work of the Legislative Council Special Committee on the Review of Tax Incremental Financing

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/12/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Work of the Legislative Council Special Committee on the Review of Wisconsin Technical College System Funding and Governance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Work of the Legislative Council Special Committee on the Review of Wisconsin Technical College System Funding and Governance

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/12/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Work of the Legislative Council Special Committee on the Student Achievement Guarantee in Education (SAGE) Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Work of the Legislative Council Special Committee on the Student Achievement Guarantee in Education (SAGE) Program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/12/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Course Options Program (created by 2013 Act 20)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Course Options Program (created by 2013 Act 20)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/12/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Issues related to the adoption and implementation of the Common Core State Standards and work of the Select Committees on the Common Core State Standards
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to the adoption and implementation of the Common Core State Standards and work of the Select Committees on the Common Core State Standards

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/20/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Issues affecting rural schools and the work of the Rural Schools Task Force
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues affecting rural schools and the work of the Rural Schools Task Force

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/20/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Changes to open enrollment law, open enrollment of students with disabilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to open enrollment law, open enrollment of students with disabilities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/16/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Common Core State Standards
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Common Core State Standards

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/16/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Length of the school term and requirement that a school district hold school for 180 days each year.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Length of the school term and requirement that a school district hold school for 180 days each year.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/16/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Creation of Risk-Sharing Pools
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creation of Risk-Sharing Pools

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/5/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Changes to Revenue Limit Exception for Energy Conservation Projects
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to Revenue Limit Exception for Energy Conservation Projects

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/23/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Reporting of Alleged Bullying Incidents By School Staff
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Reporting of Alleged Bullying Incidents By School Staff

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/1/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Special Education Vouchers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Special Education Vouchers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/6/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Special Education Vouchers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Special Education Vouchers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/31/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Various changes in school-related election laws
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Various changes in school-related election laws

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Development of 2013-15 biennial budget provisions related to public education
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of 2013-15 biennial budget provisions related to public education

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

School Technology, including Upgrading and Expanding Bandwidth and Ensuring Internet Access
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
School Technology, including Upgrading and Expanding Bandwidth and Ensuring Internet Access

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Public and Private Voucher School School Accountability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Public and Private Voucher School School Accountability

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

K-12 Education: Expansion of Choice (voucher) and Independent Charter Options
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
K-12 Education: Expansion of Choice (voucher) and Independent Charter Options

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

K-12 Education: Expansion of Choice (voucher) and Independent Charter Options
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
K-12 Education: Expansion of Choice (voucher) and Independent Charter Options

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

School Funding, including General School Aids, Categorical Aids, and Revenue Limits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
School Funding, including General School Aids, Categorical Aids, and Revenue Limits

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Recommendations of the Legislative Council Special Committee on Reporting of Child Abuse and Child Neglect
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Recommendations of the Legislative Council Special Committee on Reporting of Child Abuse and Child Neglect

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Recommendations of the Legislative Council Special Committee on Improving Opportunities in High School
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Recommendations of the Legislative Council Special Committee on Improving Opportunities in High School

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$150,212.17
2013
July - December
$116,649.05
2014
January - June
$131,553.28
2014
July - December
$92,870.78
Total $491,285.28
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
291.00
2013
July - December
201.00
2014
January - June
320.50
2014
July - December
175.65
Total 988.15
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
1596.25
2013
July - December
1131.75
2014
January - June
1237.50
2014
July - December
860.35
Total 4825.85

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: contracts for additional charter schools.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: number of school days and hours of instruction held in a school year and state aid for summer classes.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: creating a model academic standards board.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
13 %
2014
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
35 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 11 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
45 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 15 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
12 %
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 5 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 4 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 4 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
90 %
2014
January - June
65 %
2014
July - December
50 %
Total 50 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures