Tag: Education program

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 […]

Register for Lambeau Lectures: An Evening with the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the Green Bay Packers

One-night event provides glimpse into UW-Green Bay experience GREEN BAY – “Lambeau Lectures: An Evening with UW-Green Bay and the Green Bay Packers,” a free event designed to help prospective students and parents experience the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 in the Lambeau Field Atrium (1265 Lombardi […]

Faculty note: Ashmann receives National Science Foundation grant

UWGB Associate Prof. Scott Ashmann (Education) is a co-principle investigator (PI) on a new conference award from the National Science Foundation for $134,400, for a project titled “Environmental Education Workshop for Wisconsin Institutions of Higher Education.” Ashmann will be working alongside Michael Beeth (UW-Oshkosh), Rebecca Franzen (UW-Stevens Point) and Clayton Russell (Northland College) for this four-day environmental education workshop. The goal […]

UWGB education grads are golden

Congratulations to the Golden Apple Winners of Northeast Wisconsin. The annual awards recognize the region’s most outstanding teachers are well represented by UW-Green Bay graduates. Ashley Post, a 2013 graduate who teaches kindergarten at Wrightstown Elementary school, will receive the Golden Apple. Among the educators named teachers of distinction are Kevin Flogel ’92, Kim Hess […]

UW-Green Bay honors faculty, staff standouts with 2013 Founders Awards

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has recognized its top faculty and staff members with 2013 Founders Association Awards for Excellence. The award winners were honored at the annual UW-Green Bay Faculty and Staff Convocation Wednesday morning, Aug. 28.

ILP announces $41K in Grants to Improve Teaching and Learning

The Institute for Learning Partnership has awarded nearly $41,000 in Grants to Improve Teaching and Learning for the 2013-14 academic year. The grants will support learning in six area school districts, funding a variety of initiatives that promote literacy, target the achievement gap, incorporate technology and more. Recipients are: Bowler Elementary School teacher Stephanie Brown […]

In pictures: Education hosts Celebration of Achievement event

The Professional Program in Education honored some of its finest last week during the annual Celebration of Achievement, held at the Weidner Center. The event included the presentation of 2013 Outstanding Alumni Awards, given to seven UW-Green Bay graduates in a variety of categories. Special guest speaker for the evening was Rob Davis, a 2013 […]

In the news: UW-Green Bay hosts Nigerian educators

The Institute for Learning Partnership and Professional Program in Education were happily busy all last week, hosting nine Nigerian educators for a week of learning and cultural exchange. The visitors participated in a variety of sessions and programs here at UW-Green Bay and elsewhere in the community, including in the K-12 schools. We’ll have more […]

UW-Green Bay Education alumna Sara (Boyer) Rohde is AP coach of the year

Green Bay Notre Dame girls basketball coach Sara Rohde, who led the Tritons to the WIAA Division 2 state championship last weekend, has been named The Associated Press state coach of the year. As Sara Boyer, she graduated in 2003 from UW-Green Bay’s Professional Program in Education, and was a standout player for the nationally […]

UW-Green Bay Education Outreach announces Summer 2013 Offerings for Educators

UW-Green Bay Education Outreach will present an array of new and returning favorite classes beginning in June as part of its Summer 2013 Offerings for Educators lineup. The courses run throughout the summer, offering a wide variety of face-to-face, blended and online learning formats with various credit and noncredit enrollment options. Courses will continue to […]