Outreach course tackles impact of poverty, homelessness on learning
UW-Green Bay’s Education Outreach office will offer a timely and relevant course on children and poverty running give consecutive Tuesday evenings beginning Nov. 1. Facilitated by veteran educators Helen Schall and Lisa Merkel, the evening course will examine the issues of childhood poverty and homelessness and the effects on the brain and learning. Also presenting will be Alison Draheim, Green Bay School District homeless student advocate and expert and principal at Jefferson Elementary School. Read news release.