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The University of Wisconsin system is hosting WERF - the Wisconsin Educational Recruitment Fair. This is an excellent event to connect with school districts from across the US in one location.

THURSDAY APRIL 24th is the date for this year's statewide teacher recruitment fair, WERF, at the Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison. Details are available online at

All candidate registrations will be completed on-line prior to the fair. Students wishing to attend the fair will need to set up a WECAN account and complete the profile section of the WECAN application as well as the WI College University Info section.Online Registration will open on MARCH 1st.

As a UWEC student, the $20 sign up fee is reduced to only $5. To register you must have a WECAN account or sign up for one for free. You then can register for WERF. Follow these step by step instructions:

****Instructions: Set up WECAN CandidateAccount****

1.  Go to
2.  In the New Certified Staff: box, clickon "Click Here" to Create a WECAN Certified Staff Account
3.  To set up a WECAN Account, click on New Users:
4.  Fill in the appropriate blanks and click on the Submit button
5.  In the "Your Information and Application Materials" section, COMPLETE the following sections:
 ----  WI COLLEGE UNIVERITY INFO (be sure to select your Wisconsin college for reduced admission fee!)
----  YOUR PROFILE Completing the other application sections are optional for WERF registration (available March 1st)

 ***Instructions: Sign up for WERF through WECAN Candidate Account***

1.  Go to
3.  From the Main Menu's Job Search & Applying, III. Job Fairs section, click on REGISTER FOR WERF
4.  Click on Begin Verification button (Verification is required to receive discounted $5.00 registration fee)

Online registration will end at Noon on April 24, 2013. Day of the fair registration and entrance fee will be $20.00.