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May 09

Chelsea Miller named 2020 Elementary Teacher of the Year

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation gives $3,000 award
MADISON — In a surprise ceremony today, Chelsea Miller of Jefferson, an art teacher at Sullivan and West elementary schools in the Jefferson School...
May 08

Erin McCarthy named 2020 Middle School Teacher of the Year

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation gives $3,000 award
MADISON — In a surprise ceremony at her school today, Erin McCarthy of Milwaukee, an eighth grade social studies teacher at Greendale Middle School,...
May 08

Chad Sperzel-Wuchterl named 2020 High School Teacher of the Year

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation gives $3,000 award
May 03

Bawaajigekwe Andrea DeBungie named 2020 Special Services Teacher of the Year

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation gives $3,000 award
MADISON — In a surprise ceremony today, Bawaajigekwe Andrea DeBungie of Washburn, a special education teacher at Ashland Middle and Lake Superior...
Apr 25

12 students named Presidential Scholar Semifinalists

MADISON — Twelve Wisconsin students have been named semifinalists in the 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholar Program, one of the nation’s highest honors...
Apr 16

Stanford Taylor names 114 Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor announced 114 Wisconsin Title I School of Recognition awards for 2019, an honor that...
Apr 12

Hearing to be held related to educator licenses for military spouses

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will conduct a preliminary public hearing April 22 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m., to receive public...
Apr 11

2019 Principals of the Year recognized

MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor and Association of Wisconsin School Administrators Executive Director Jim Lynch recognized...
Apr 03

SPEECH: Testimony to the Joint Committee on Finance

Thank you Chairwoman Darling, Chairman Nygren, and members of the Joint Committee on Finance for offering me the opportunity to testify today...
Mar 26

Hearing scheduled April 1 on scope statements

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will conduct a preliminary public hearing from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. April 1 on two statements of...