Tag: Education

Staff note: Jamie Froh Tyrrell selected as Merit Scholarship recipient through Marian University PhD Program

Jamie Froh Tyrrell, student teaching coordinator for the Professional Program in Education, and UW-Green Bay alumna, was awarded the top merit scholarship for Ph.D. students through Marian University’s Doctoral Program on April 20. Froh Tyrrell was selected for this honor by the graduate faculty due to her commitment to, and representation of, the Marian values. […]

UW-Green Bay education students excel on edTPA licensure performance assessment

UW-Green Bay education students have achieved an exceptional 93 percent pass rate on their edTPA licensure performance assessment. Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, all teacher candidates in the state of Wisconsin are required to take and pass this assessment. It is a rigorous three-part, process-oriented skills assessment that involves video recording of teaching, student artifact […]

New emphasis for early childhood professionals

As a result of a grant through the Wisconsin Early Childhood Association (WECA), UW-Green Bay now offers an online program targeting early childhood professionals who wish to advance their associate degree and earn a Bachelor of Applied Science degree. As a complement to a previously developed pathway to a teaching license in early childhood, Tim […]

Postponed: H. Samy Alim presentation is postponed until fall of 2017

Update, due to medical reasons, this program has been postponed until fall of 2017: Prof. H. Samy Alim of Stanford University will be speaking at UW-Green Bay on Monday, April 24, 2017. Alim is an internationally renowned scholar on race, culture and linguistics. He is an expert on the analyses of youth culture, hip hop and education as […]

Faculty note: Ashmann, Gichobi presentation

Assistant Prof. Mary Gichobi (mathematics education) and Associate Prof. Scott Ashmann (science education) recently presented a paper entitled: Modelling the Standards of Mathematical Practices (SMPs) in the Context of Mathematics Content Courses for Elementary and Middle School Preservice Teachers at the 69th annual conference of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education. The study […]

Education was instrumental in Social Work licensure

An addendum to a previous post… UW-Green Bay Social Work Professional Programs recently received approval from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to provide a school social work licensure program for Master of Social Work (MSW) students and practitioners. With the guidance and assistance from Steve Kimball and Amy Bartelme from Education, the MSW […]

Workshop offered: Racing Language and ‘Languaging’ Race in Hyper-Racial Times, April 24

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is hosting an educational workshop, “Racing Language and ‘Languaging’ Race in Hyper-Racial Times,” Monday, April 24, 2017. The sessions are free and open to the public. Parking is free in the Visitor Lot near Mary Ann Cofrin Hall. Topics (attend one or more): Session 1: “Understanding Linguicism – How Race and […]

Helping Professions Open House this week

On Thursday afternoon, March 23, 2017, UW-Green Bay is hosting a Helping Professions Open House. Those prospective students exploring majors in Education, Social Work, Nursing, Psychology, Human Development and Dietetics will be able to meet faculty and current students in those programs and tour our beautiful campus. Thank you for making these students and their […]