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Research to Practice Inclusive Communities Project Grant

01/29/2019
The grant application period for the Research to Practice Inclusive Communities Project is now open. Awards of $16,000 will be given to 12 qualifying...

Wisconsin Global Educator of the Year

01/29/2019
Sandra Kowalczyk, a Patrick Marsh Middle School reading specialist, was recently named the 2018-19 Wisconsin Global Educator of the Year. State...

2019 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

01/29/2019
Ernst & Young, Junior Achievement, and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will recognize a student in grades 5-12 for the 2019 Young...

Wisconsin School Health Awards

01/29/2019
The Department of Public Instruction, along with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Kohl’s Cares, recently recognized 49 schools for their...

Star Student Program

01/15/2019
  The Star Student Program is an exciting new opportunity to recognize Wisconsin kids who take great strides in their everyday classroom activities...

Human Trafficking in Wisconsin: What Educators Need to Know

01/15/2019
January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. As a serious and complex problem, human trafficking is not only a national issue...

2019-21 AODA Program Grants

01/15/2019
The Department of Public Instruction is pleased to announce the 2019-21 Competition for State Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Program Grants. The...

The Youth Risk Behavior Survey is Open

01/15/2019
It’s once again time for the Youth Risk Behavior Survey. The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) has a new system for the Youth Risk Behavior...

2019 WREA Foundation Challenge Award- Middle School

01/15/2019
The Wisconsin Retired Educators’ Association (WREA) Foundation Challenge Award Program will recognize and support ongoing innovative projects that...

Early Childhood Education and Importance of Play

01/15/2019
This year, Wisconsin’s Collaborative Leadership Forum Preserving Early Childhood Conference (PEC) will focus on play, child-initiated learning, and...