Wisconsin State Reading Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Membership consists of reading specialists, teachers, literacy professors & librarians.

Lobbying Interests:
WSRA is interested in legislation, administrative rules and policy relating to education, reading, literacy and schools.

CEO Name:
Debra Zarling

Contact
KC
Kathy Champeau
1221 Seitz Drive
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 391-6886
krchamp@aol.com
http://www.wsra.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 321
Assembly Bill 321
Relating to: reading instruction in public schools and private schools participating in parental choice programs, an early literacy assessment and intervention program, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and granting rule-making authority....

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 20

Against
Notification Date
6/14/2023
First Communication Date
6/13/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 640
Assembly Bill 640
Relating to: a license to teach based on working as a paraprofessional in a school district. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/23/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 741
Assembly Bill 741
Relating to: national reading program grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/23/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 758
Assembly Bill 758
Relating to: an alternative teacher certification program for an initial license to teach.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/23/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1035
Assembly Bill 1035
Relating to: requiring the community approach to four-year-old kindergarten. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/6/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1069
Assembly Bill 1069
Relating to: mandatory early literacy professional development.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/6/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 329
Senate Bill 329
Relating to: reading instruction in public schools and private schools participating in parental choice programs, an early literacy assessment and intervention program, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and granting rule-making authority....

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/14/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 608
Senate Bill 608
Relating to: a license to teach based on working as a paraprofessional in a school district. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/23/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 707
Senate Bill 707
Relating to: national reading program grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/23/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 742
Senate Bill 742
Relating to: an alternative teacher certification program for an initial license to teach.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/23/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 973
Senate Bill 973
Relating to: requiring the community approach to four-year-old kindergarten. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/6/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 990
Senate Bill 990
Relating to: mandatory early literacy professional development.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/6/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Public Instruction: Aids to Libraries, Individuals and Organizations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Aids to Libraries, Individuals and Organizations

Notification Date
2/28/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Public Instruction: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/28/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Public Instruction: Educational Leadership
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Educational Leadership

Notification Date
2/28/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

Notification Date
2/28/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Matter relating to K-12 student assessments.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matter relating to K-12 student assessments.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/30/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Matters related to reading \ literacy education funding.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to reading \ literacy education funding.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Matters related to 3rd grade pupil promotion \ retention based on one assessment \ criteria.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to 3rd grade pupil promotion \ retention based on one assessment \ criteria.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Matters related to the Foundations of Reading Test (FoRT).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to the Foundations of Reading Test (FoRT).

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Matters related school districts employing reading specialists.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related school districts employing reading specialists.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Matters related to teacher licensure requirements.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to teacher licensure requirements.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$15,000.00
2023
July - December
$15,000.00
Total $30,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
44.00
2023
July - December
4.75
Total 48.75
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
58.75
2023
July - December
46.00
Total 104.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: reading instruction in public schools and private schools participating in parental choice programs, an early literacy assessment and intervention program, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10%
Relating to: reading instruction in public schools and private schools participating in parental choice programs, an early literacy assessment and intervention program, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 7%

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 8%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
25%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 15%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
20%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 13%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
20%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 13%

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
20%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 13%

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures