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Protect Your Finances: Managing the Financial Impact of Risk

01/31/2020 -
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
From the Forward Learning Institute for Financial and Economic Literacy, a one-day workshop on risk management.  More info and registration here.  We accept a level of risk every day. Because some risks can be financially devastating, transferring...

Spring Semester Stock Market Game Workshop

02/07/2020 -
8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Whether you are new to the Stock Market Game or a seasoned gamer, Brent Mansky, a Westosha Central High School teacher, will give you an introduction into the game that includes a curriculum called “Learning, Earning and Investing for a New...

Abraham Lincoln Day - 2020

02/12/2020 (All day)
Wisconsin School Observance Day honoring the 16th president of the United States. Lincoln was born February 12, 1809, in Hardin County, Kentucky; assassinated 1865. Observed as a federal holiday (Presidents' Day) on the third Monday in February. (...

Susan B. Anthony Day - 2020

02/15/2020 (All day)
Wisconsin Public School Observance Day honoring the Feb. 15, 1820, birth of Susan B. Anthony, an early suffragist, who organized campaigns across the United States advocating for women's right to vote, get an education, and own property. In 1872,...

George Washington Day - 2020

02/22/2020 (All day)
Wisconsin School Observance Day honoring the first president of the United States. Washington was born February 22, 1732; died 1799. He is honored for his efforts to create a new nation dedicated to the rights of the people. Observed as a federal...

2020 Wisconsin Economic Educators Forum

02/26/2020 -
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Start 2020 off right and join other economics educators for networking and learning from great speakers from the St. Louis Federal Reserve Economics Education team and social studies teaching experts. We have a special career panel for students...

Knowing Our Neighbors: WI American Indian Nations and Tribal Communities

03/02/2020 -
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Understanding the educational experiences and perspectives of American Indian students in Wisconsin has profound implications for both district policies and instructional methodology when transforming systems to educate all students. In this...

Knowing Our Neighbors: WI American Indian Nations and Tribal Communities

03/03/2020 -
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Understanding the educational experiences and perspectives of American Indian students in Wisconsin has profound implications for both district policies and instructional methodology when transforming systems to educate all students. In this...

Casimir Pulaski Day - 2020

03/04/2020 (All day)
Wisconsin public school observance day required by statute. Commemorates the life of the Poland native who was born in 1747. He came to America in 1777, after fighting for Poland's independence, and joined forces with General George Washington....

Knowing Our Neighbors: WI American Indian Nations and Tribal Communities

03/04/2020 -
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Understanding the educational experiences and perspectives of American Indian students in Wisconsin has profound implications for both district policies and instructional methodology when transforming systems to educate all students. In this...