Tag: Continuing Professional Education

Governor proposes lifetime teacher certification

As schools across the state face a critical teaching shortage, some say a proposal in Governor Scott Walker’s budget proposal, unveiled last week, could help the problem. The governor is suggesting offering a lifetime teaching license, eliminating continuing education requirements for teachers. “Now we’re in an area or a time when there’s getting to be a […]

Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement awarded contract

The Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement (formerly Outreach and Extension) was awarded a five year contract from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Division of Quality Assurance (DQA), and the Bureau of Assisted Living (BAL) to maintain the Community Based Residential Facilities (CBRF) Training Registry for the State of Wisconsin. The CBRF […]

VandenAvond announces departure for NMU


Steve VandenAvond, UW-Green Bay’s dean of continuing education and outreach, will be leaving April 3 to become the new vice president of extended learning and community engagement for Northern Michigan University, an institution of about 9,000 students in Marquette. He announced his family’s decision at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Allouez Village Board, which he […]

Students, Ruzek featured in Make a Difference Day story

A group of UW-Green Bay students and director of continuing education Joy Ruzek were featured Sunday (Oct. 26) in a Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter story about this weekend’s annual Make a Difference Day. The students were among 50 to 75 volunteers who turned out to assist with landscaping improvements at the low-income Southfield Townhouses in […]

UW-Green Bay to co-sponsor conference on childhood obesity

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is co-sponsoring an Oct. 17 conference on the critical and timely topic of childhood obesity. The Childhood Obesity Conference: Inspiring Change to Improve the Health of America’s Children will take place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, 2040 Airport Drive, Green Bay. […]

‘Perinatal Grief and Bereavement’ the focus of Outreach conference

UW-Green Bay Continuing Professional Education will present “Loss of an Infant: An Understanding of Perinatal Grief and Bereavement” from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, March 21 at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Green Bay. The all-day workshop will explore the history of engagement with perinatal grief and bereavement, and will offer professionals practical strategies […]

UW-Green Bay to present infant bereavement conference March 21

UW-Green Bay Continuing Professional Education will present “Loss of an Infant: An Understanding of Perinatal Grief and Bereavement,” from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, March 21 at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, 2040 Airport Drive, Green Bay. This all-day workshop will explore the history of engagement with perinatal grief and bereavement, and will include a […]