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Wisconsin Recognized for Social and Emotional Learning Work

Two new reports from The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) recognize Wisconsin’s Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)...

Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month and the “Wisconsin First Nations Education” website, launched in November 2017, provides high-qual...

WISELearn Grants for Open Educational Resources

The Department of Public Instruction will be offering up to 10 WISELearn Open Educational Resources (OER) grants for $10,000 each. The purpose of the...

School Safety Models

During a special session this past March, Wisconsin legislators allocated $100 million in grants for schools across the state to increase school safet...

Expanding Excellence - Gifted Education Symposium

There are still spots available for the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s Expanding Excellence - Gifted Education Symposium, November 8-9 i...

Raising Caring Kids

The University of Wisconsin-Extension, in partnership with the Department of Public Instruction, recently launched a free social and emotional learnin...

Midwest Deafblind Transition Institute

In 2017, seven projects affiliated with the National Center on Deaf-Blindness partnered to create the Midwest Deafblind Transition Institute. The purp...

2018 Manufacturing Boot Camp: Career Exploring

October is Manufacturing Month in Wisconsin. The Department of Public Instruction recognizes the many opportunities available for students through man...

Connecting, Exploring, and Engaging at Crestwood Elementary School

While outdoor learning has been a core part of the culture at Crestwood Elementary School in Madison for more than 30 years, a team of teachers has be...

Ashland School District Mental Health Services

Major shifts are taking place in many Wisconsin school districts regarding student mental health and wellness. In the Ashland School District, this sh...