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New DPI Resource Provides Statewide Assistive Technology Support

09/21/2021
Assistive technology (AT) plays an important role in both students’ and teachers’ educational experiences. The Assistive Technology Forward project, a...

DPI Resource Sources Locally-Grown Products From Farmers to Schools

09/21/2021
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s AmeriCorps Farm to School team has created an innovative resource for districts and schools to source...

Nominations for Teacher Fellowship and Principal Leadership Awards Now Open

09/21/2021
Teacher and principal nominations for the 2022 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation’s Teacher Fellowship and Principal Leadership Awards are now open.  ...

State Superintendent to Deliver First State of Education Address

09/21/2021
State Superintendent Dr. Jill Underly will speak to Wisconsin on Thursday for the annual State of Education Address.   In her first State of Educati...

TEPDL Team Expands Focus, Is Now the LEAD Team

09/21/2021
As the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction continues its work in promoting the education profession and attracting more people to the field, it...

Unlocking the Potential of Students Through Art

09/21/2021
Students in Chelsea Miller's art class work on an art project.   Chelsea Miller’s goal as a teacher is to have students leave her classroom and r...

New, Interactive Mental Health Resources Now Available

09/07/2021
In collaboration with national and state partners and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s Student Services/Prevention and Wellness team,...

State Superintendent Welcomes Students, Educators Back to School

09/07/2021
State Superintendent Jill Underly greets students for the first day of school at Milwaukee French Immersion School in Milwaukee.   As students an...

Educator Resources Available for Teaching, Learning About 9/11

09/07/2021
As the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that took place on September 11, 2001 approaches, many trusted partners have worked to provide educat...

Mildred Fish-Harnack Day Observed on September 16

09/07/2021
Thursday, September 16 marks Mildred Fish-Harnack Day in Wisconsin, a day where we remember her contributions to society, and her bravery and resilien...