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May 14

Benjamin Grignon named a 2019 High School Teacher of the Year

Menominee Indian educator to receive $3,000 from Herb Kohl Educational Foundation
MADISON — In a surprise ceremony at his school today, Benjamin Grignon, teacher of traditional Menominee crafts at Menominee Indian High School in...
May 11

Maggie McHugh named 2019 Middle School Teacher of the Year

La Crosse educator to receive $3,000 from Herb Kohl Educational Foundation
MADISON — In a surprise ceremony at her school today, Maggie McHugh of Sparta, a sixth-grade teacher and adviser at the La Crosse Design Institute,...
May 11

Liz Gulden named 2019 Elementary Teacher of the Year

Baraboo educator to receive $3,000 from Herb Kohl Educational Foundation
MADISON — In a surprise ceremony at her school today, Elizabeth (Liz) Gulden, a kindergarten teacher at Willson Elementary School in Baraboo, was...
May 10

Sarahi Monterrey named a 2019 High School Teacher of the Year

Waukesha North educator to receive $3,000 from Herb Kohl Educational Foundation
MADISON — In a surprise ceremony at her school today, Sarahi Monterrey, an English Learner teacher at Waukesha North High School, was named a...
May 09

Five students named Presidential Scholars

MADISON — State Superintendent Tony Evers today congratulated five Wisconsin students who were named 2018 Presidential Scholars. “The Presidential...
May 08

Michael Wilson named 2019 Special Services Teacher of the Year

St. Croix Falls educator to receive $3,000 from Herb Kohl Educational Foundation
MADISON — In a surprise ceremony at his school today, Michael Wilson, a school counselor at St. Croix Falls High School, was named Wisconsin’s 2019...
Apr 25

Two schools nominated for national Green Ribbon recognition

MADISON — Two schools in the Oregon School District — Brooklyn Elementary and Oregon Middle —will learn later this year whether efforts to reduce...
Apr 23

15 students named Presidential Scholar Semifinalists

MADISON — Fifteen Wisconsin students have been named semifinalists in the 2018 Presidential Scholar Program, one of the nation’s highest honors...
Apr 19

April 23 hearing set on choice and tribal revitalization grant scope statements

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will conduct a preliminary public hearing from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. April 23 on four statements...
Apr 19

Four scope statements are subject of morning preliminary hearing April 23

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will conduct a preliminary public hearing from 9 to 11 a.m. April 23 on four statements of...