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Wisconsin Teachers of the Year Head to Washington, D.C.

11/02/2021
Erin McCarthy, left, and Susan Richardson, right, stand in front of The White House in Washington, D.C. A recent week-long trip to the nation’s...

Supporting the Children of Military Families

11/02/2021
As the fall semester of school continues, Shelley Joan Weiss, the Wisconsin commissioner for the Interstate Compact for the Education of Military...

November is Native American Heritage Month

11/02/2021
While November is Native American Heritage Month, there are countless resources for teaching and learning about Indigenous cultures, experiences,...

Schools and Libraries Receive Federal Funding to Get Students Connected

11/02/2021
Broadband access for Wisconsin families remains a critical equity issue, and helping students get access to online learning where they live is an...

School Social Worker From La Crosse Receives Statewide Honor

11/02/2021
Tabatha Veum has received statewide recognition for her work as a school social worker in the School District of La Crosse. Veum was recently named...

DPI's David O'Connor Receives National Honor for Work

10/19/2021
DPI American Indian Studies Consultant David O'Connor holds the National Indian Education Association's Educator of the Year Award, which he...

Wisconsin 2021 Counselor of the Year Finalist for National Recognition

10/19/2021
A school counselor from the Madison Metropolitan School District is one of five finalists to be recognized nationally. In February, Marianne Matt, a...

Nominate a STEM Educator for the PAEMST

10/19/2021
The nomination process for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching is now open. The PAEMST are the highest honors...

Get Recognized for Your School’s Sustainability Efforts

10/19/2021
Green & Healthy Schools Wisconsin believes every school can be a green and healthy school. Led by the Wisconsin Departments of Natural Resources...

Continuing Focus on the Digital Equity Gap

10/19/2021
Continuity of learning remains a critical equity issue facing Wisconsin schools even as students and educators return to in-person instruction. It is...