A Year In Review

Please take a few moments to celebrate our organization’s accomplishments of 2020! View our official report here! WAER Membership Over the last 5 years our membership has grown 8.3% and $4250 have been awarded to our scholars. We currently have 45 members. Our members receive: Professional Support Access to Professional Publications and Development opportunities Discounts  …

Scholarship Raffle Winner!

Every year, the WAER awards one, $1000 scholarship to an individual studying the field of blindness and visual impairment who plans to work in the state of Wisconsin post graduation. We could not make this happen without those of you who support our scholarship fund. Thank you to those who purchased raffle tickets and thank …

WAER Scholarship Donation

Each year WAER awards a scholarship to one individual who is pursuing a career in the field of vision. We normally raise funds for this scholarship at our Collaborative Vision Conference (CVC). Unfortunately this year we were not able to hold the CVC which affected our fundraising. WAER received a $100 gift certificate from Two …

2020 Awards and Scholarship Winners

We would like to congratulate alL the WAER award winners for 2020! Congratulations on your achievement and can’t wait to celebrate your accomplishments soon! Scholarship Recipient: Heather Hasse Special Recognition: Andrea Yenter Special Recognition Honorable Nominee: Cheyanne King Omar L. Miron Award: Jeannine Kennevan William H. English Award: Renee Brewster

Welcome to the New Year, 2020!

Let’s celebrate a few awesome things we accomplished and our commitments to this community for the new year.  WAER joins you in celebrating:  The 4th Collaborative Vision Conference with a performance from Blind Joe  Tina McKeel as the WAER scholarship winner for pursuing further learning in the vision field  AND the development of THIS digital community!  …

The WAER Board of Directors Seeks New Members for the 2020-2021 Term

The fall is an exciting time for the WAER Board of Directors; it is when they focus on two of our largest and most important projects–planning the annual conference and seeking new members for Board positions that will become vacant in the spring. Finding new leadership is a challenging, yet rewarding experience. When we find …