Getting back to nature has taken on a whole new meaning for several University of Wisconsin-Green Bay pre-service teachers. Not only are Naomi Khang, Taylor Pomplun, Michiela Schwoerer and Delaney Splittgerber, who are enrolled in the two-credit course Environmental Education in K12 Schools, experiencing Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary for themselves, but also through the eyes […]
The UW-Green Bay Professional Program in Education and the Green Bay Area Public School District (GBAPSD) are partnering in new ways to provide pathways for licensure for teachers on emergency licenses needing English as a Second Language (ESL) licensure and to provide education coursework necessary for licensure for other employees (e.g., paraprofessionals). Support for this project […]
UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Christin DePouw (Education) has published an article in a special issue of the Hmong Studies Journal titled “Critical race theory and Hmong American education.” The article discusses some of the ways in which critical race theory is an important conceptual tool for centering race and racism in the educational experiences of […]
Nominations are now being accepted for the following named professorships: Philip J. and Elizabeth Hendrickson Professorship for Business Barbara Hauxhurst Cofrin Professorship of Natural Sciences Patricia Wood Baer Professorship in Education The deadline for nominations is Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Please send nomination materials via email to the Secretary of Faculty and Staff at SOFAS@uwgb.edu.
UW-Green Bay Urban Studies major Paul Karpenko took first place in the Fall 2018 UW-Green Bay Student Business Idea Contest, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Green Bay Campus students from several majors pitched their innovative idea in front of judges within a 90-second time frame for cash, scholarships to a summer entrepreneurial extreme accelerator travel course, […]
Campus was informed of the passing of Marvel Elbe on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. She was the widow of Clarence Schaal (d. 1962) and Robert Elbe (d. 2014). She is survived by her children Richard (Dick) Schaal (former director of UW-Green Bay’s Institute for Learning Partnership) and Nancy Vandenput. Both visitation and service were Tuesday, […]
Kate Gaines (sister of Prof. Adam Gaines) is an accomplished teacher at all levels of K-12 music education. A graduate of the University of South Carolina (BM Music Education) and Colorado State University (MM Music Ed and Instrumental Conducting), she has in recent years taught in private schools in the U.S. and abroad (Palo Alto, […]
Success is in sight for UW-Green Bay’s Michelle Haapala — the 2018 P.E.O. Reciprocity Scholarship recipient. Michelle Haapala likes the little things, the small achievements that she witnesses while working with a client with traumatic brain injury, for example. Or a compassionate smile for a child with special needs, making their school day easier. Haapala […]
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has invested in a state-of-the-arts skills learning lab that will provide an environment to foster communication and counseling skills, promote professional practice behaviors and create opportunities for interdisciplinary learning among students in health-related and education fields. Faculty, staff and donors were able to tour the new space in Mary Ann Cofrin […]
Jamie Froh Tyrrell, student teaching and edTPA coordinator (Education) was selected as a delegate to represent the UW-System at the National Education Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) conference in San Jose, California on October 19-20, 2018. She is one of five delegates chosen to attend from UW Teacher Preparation Programs.