Tag: Education

Speaker on public education at Brown County Central Library, Jan. 30

“Go Public! Why Our Public Schools Need Our Help, and How We Can Support Them,” will be the subject of a program at the Brown County Central Library at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30. The speaker will be Heather DuBois Bourenane of the Wisconsin Public Education Network, a nonpartisan alliance of groups from around the […]

Grant to education to strengthen the child care workforce

Associate Prof. Tim Kaufman (Education) and student-academic records coordinator Amy Bartelme (Education), along with colleagues from NWTC, were recently awarded a grant from the Wisconsin Early Childhood Association (WECA). The grant will provide college students with more options through the development of an online bachelor’s degree with an early childhood education emphasis. There is potential […]

Ashmann publications

Associate Prof. Scott Ashmann (Education), has two recent publications. He was the lead researcher on a study conducted with Rebecca Franzen from UW-Stevens Point that explored the ways in which each of the 33 teacher education programs in Wisconsin integrate environmental education into teacher preparation. Their article “In What Ways Are Teacher Candidates Being Prepared […]

Prof. Ashmann speaks on the quality of schools

Professor Scott Ashmann (Science Education) was recently interviewed by Wallethub — an organization which offers credit reports and financial advice — for an article on the states with the best and worst school systems in 2016. Ashmann commented on the contributing factors to a school’s quality and how to improve it. According to the provided […]

Documentary Education, Inc., to play Wednesday at the Christie Theatre

The documentary film, “Education, Inc.” will be shown in the Christie Theater, of the University Union, UWGB at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10.  According to its sponsors, “The film examines the free-market and for-profit interests that have been quietly and systematically privatizing America’s public education system under the banner of ‘school choice.’”  The one-hour film […]

Trimberger, DePouw are new Teaching Fellows/Scholars recipients

The Provost’s Office and Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning are proud to announce the 2016-2017 Wisconsin Teaching Fellows and Scholars recipients at UW-Green Bay: Associate Prof. Gail Trimberger (Social Work) and Assistant Prof. Christin DePouw of Education. The Teaching Fellows and Scholars program is the UW System’s signature professional development program. Dating […]

Garbe receives Radder Memorial honor

  Receiving the Whitney Radder Phenomenal Role Model Award winner for UWGB’s Phuture Phoenix program is Riley Garbe, a UWGB mentor at Franklin Middle School. Garbe was nominated by Franklin Phellow Autumn Beukema, who said of Garbe, “He has shown outstanding work at Franklin and has such a passion for this program. He has gone […]

Midwest Environmental Education Conference

The Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education (WAEE) is preparing to host the Midwest Environmental Education Conference, a biennial regional gathering of environmental educators and others. The conference is Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 22-24, at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison.

Faculty, staff to present at Ally Conference

The Oct. 24 diversity and equality conference at UW-Green Bay will feature presentations by a good many faculty and staff members of the University. As of this date, presenters include: Christin DePouw, Education; Joel Muraco, Human Development; Kristin Vespia, Human Development; Pao Lor, Education; Stacie Christian, Human Development; Kristy Aoki, Office of International Education; Jemma […]