Francine Tompkins quoted on UW-Parkside teacher-education flap

Despite several serious complaints against UW-Parkside’s teacher education program, an adviser to the effort to fix it is optimistic things will turn around. Francine Tompkins, a senior academic planner for the UW System (and a former UW-Green Bay faculty member), is helping Parkside address problems that have put the image of the education program and the employment prospects of some alumni and current students in jeopardy. Scroll down to the June 2 entry at