Tag: Education program

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 […]

Golden Apple grads: UW-Green Bay alumni take share of honors

UW-Green Bay alumni once again were recognized as top teachers Monday (March 4), as two were named Golden Apple Award winners in the annual Brown County contest. Green Bay Washington Middle School teacher Kevin Van Ess is a 1984 Communication and the Arts grad who also received his teacher certification in Instrumental and General Music […]

CATL announces selection of Spring 2013 Online Teaching Fellows

Congratulations to the newest class of Online Teaching Fellows! The hybrid, four-week workshop is designed to foster lively, interdisciplinary dialogues regarding the best practices in online teaching. Chosen by the selection committee and announced by CATL (the campus Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning):    •  Pao Lor — Associate Professor, Education    […]

Visiting actress to talk ‘Arts/Advocacy in American Indian Education’

Cherokee actress DeLanna Studi will cap her residency with a free program from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Friday, March 8, in the Rose Hall 250 auditorium. Titled “Arts and Advocacy in American Indian Education,” the session featuring Studi will share stories of her upbringing and education in rural Oklahoma, her experiences as a professional performer […]

Alumna Miller is Wisconsin’s nominee for National Teacher of the Year

We’ve got more great news to report on alumna JoAnn Miller, the Oconto Falls science teacher who in September was chosen as state High School Teacher of the Year. Earlier this week, the state Department of Public Instruction announced that Miller, also an Institute for Learning Partnership instructor, will be Wisconsin’s representative to the National […]

Impact of poverty is Institute for Learning’s Fall Conference topic on Oct. 4-5

UW-Green Bay’s Institute for Learning Partnership is gearing up for its 14th annual Fall Conference, to be held Thursday, Oct. 4 and Friday, Oct. 5 in the University Union. Educators, administrators, business professionals and the general public are welcome to attend all or part of the no-cost event, “Poverty, Prosperity and Education — The Shaping […]

Obituary: Jim Busch, former education faculty member, passes away at 86

We’re sorry today to report the passing of a former UW-Green Bay faculty member and education chair. James (Jim) Busch, 86, died Sept. 7 after a battle with lung and heart disease, according to an obituary in Monday’s (Sept. 10) Green Bay Press-Gazette. He taught secondary math and science before working for the Wisconsin Department […]

Alumna is finalist for nation’s highest math, science teaching honor

A two-time UW-Green Bay alumna is among five finalists for a prestigious national teaching award, the state Department of Public Instruction announced Tuesday (July 10). Sheila Kohl, a sixth-grade teacher at West De Pere Middle School, is among those vying for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the nation’s highest honor […]

Institute for Learning announces nearly $35,000 in teaching, learning grants

The Institute for Learning Partnership has announced its 2012-13 Grants to Improve Teaching and Learning, nearly $35,000 in funding that will benefit students and staff in eight Northeastern Wisconsin School Districts. The awards will fund initiatives to improve literacy, enhance technology, increase motivation and build bridges between home and school, among other efforts. Recipients, project […]