What It’s Like to Be a Teacher in 2020 America – The New York Times – with Prof Jon Shelton

“Our public education system is a massive hidden child care subsidy,” said Jon Shelton, a historian of the teaching work force at the University of Wisconsin.

Source: What It’s Like to Be a Teacher in 2020 America – The New York Times

Peace, Equity and Social Justice Virtual Camp coming to students and families

In collaboration with Eddie Moore, Jr., of America and Moore and The Privilege Institute, UW-Green Bay has created a Peace, Equity and Social Justice virtual camp for middle school students, high school students and their parents for four weeks beginning Oct. 25, 2020. The camp is designed to help prepare citizens and future leaders with the skills and knowledge essential to the conversation around issues of diversity, power and privilege. New content every week with three age-appropriate tracks. Optional live Q&A sessions. Inspire #RealTalk with your kids to ensure a bright and positive future. America is changing, and Eddie Moore, Jr., invites families to join him in the evolution.

Eddie Moore, Jr., Ph.D., is recognized as one of the nation’s top motivational speakers and national educators. He has pursued and achieved success in the world of academia, business, diversity and community service. In 1996, he started America & MOORE, LLC to provide comprehensive diversity and cultural competency trainings and workshops for K-12 schools, community organizations, businesses, colleges and universities all across the world. Moore has presented at national and international conferences focusing on issues of diversity, youth, community, education, cultural competency, leadership, white privilege and other forms of oppression. Eddie is a dynamic, personal diversity consultant and public speaker. His presentations are interactive, fun, challenging, informative and practical.

Eddie Moore, Jr.

Raising Each Other Up: Women’s Leadership Symposium is Nov. 4-5; Registration now open

GREEN BAY, Wis—Women leaders are often recognized for their inclusive, team-building leadership style of problem-solving and decision-making, a style increasingly appreciated in today’s changing global world.

For the second consecutive year, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will help women learn from each other at the  virtual Women’s Leadership Symposium, the mornings of Nov. 4 and 5. Successful women leaders and executive coaches will help Wisconsin professional women come together and network, assess their strengths and learn how to create energetic alignment with their personal potential, power and possibilities. Executive coaching for wherever women are!

The symposium features known leaders who will share matters topical to the times:

  • Sheryl Van Gruensven, UW-Green Bay chief business officer/senior vice chancellor for Institutional Strategy will discuss “Leading in Times of Change and Uncertainty.”
  • Robyn Davis, CEO Green Bay United Way, will help explore “The View from the Other Side.”
  • Chris Kann, executive coach, will share “Four Secrets to Sustainable Success.”
  • Courtney Booth and Michelle Shutter, executive coaches, present, “Uncover Blocks and Live into Your Strengths: Empowered, Energized and Equipped During Adversity.”

The goal of the symposium is to empower women by building confidence in their essential characteristics of shared leadership, nurturance and forward values. The symposium creates a space for women to channel their power of collaboration to make a difference, especially in this moment of challenge and unknown future. And to have fun along the way. Individually women have power, but collectively they can have impact.

The symposium is being created and hosted by UW-Green Bay’s Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement. For more information on the Women’s Leadership Symposium, visit
http://www.uwgb.edu/womens-leadership or contact Linda Hornick at 615-504-3351 or hornickl@uwgb.edu or Melissa Betke at 920-663-7337 or betkem@uwgb.edu.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs to more than 8,700 students with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Established in 1965 on the border of Green Bay, the University and its campuses are centers of cultural enrichment, innovation and learning. The Green Bay campus is home to one of the Midwest’s most prolific performing arts centers, a nationally recognized 4,000-seat student recreation center, D-I athletics, an award-winning nine-hole golf course and a five-mile recreational trail and arboretum, which is free and open to the public. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through student-focused teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay’s main campus is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering and technology; business; health, education and social welfare; and arts, humanities and social sciences. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

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Women's Leadership Symposium

Register now for the Women’s Leadership Symposium, Nov. 4-5

UW-Green Bay’s Chief Business Officer and Senior Vice Chancellor Sheryl Van Gruensven is one of five notable presenters for a Nov.4 and 5 Women’s Leadership Symposium, organized by the Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement. Other presenters include Robyn Davis, CEO of United Way Green Bay, Chris Kann, Courtney Booth and Michelle Shutter, Executive Coaches. The event promises to be two inspiring mornings of conversation, advice and shared experiences. A great virtual networking opportunity with successful women leaders and dynamic executive coaches. Get an assessment of your leadership strengths and learn how to create energetic alignment with your own personal potential, power and possibilities. Executive coaching for wherever you are! Let’s rise together.

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New certificate program encourages social evolution

A preview webinar will be offered on Oct. 29 and Nov. 10, which will build to a new noncredit Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate Program offered by the Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement, which will launch in early 2021. Realize the true promise of diversity, equity and inclusion—in yourself, in your organization, in your community—by developing a deeper understanding of the language and legacy of race and ethnicity. According to a McKinsey and Company Study, organizations with an diverse and inclusive workforce are 35% more effective as measured by above-average profit margin. Together, we will create a shared understanding based on terminology, general cultural context, as well as determining how and what communities and workplaces can do to be more inclusive, equitable and multicultural. Rise up with us.

UW-Green Bay prepares to kick-off Lakeshore Leaders Breakfast Series | Seehafer News

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc and Sheboygan, will be hosting a monthly speaker series with distinguished leaders making a positive impact in our communities. The Lakeshore Leaders Breakfast Series will take place on the second Wednesday of the month starting on October 14, 2020.Registration and the food portion of the morning will take place from 7:30 to 8:00 a.m. with the guest speaker taking the stage at 8 a.m. The speech will be followed by a wrap up, Q&A, and networking session until 9a.m. UW-Green Bay Chancellor Michael Alexander will be the speaker at the first event on October 14.

Source: UW Green Bay Preparing to Kick Off Lakeshore Leaders Breakfast Series | Seehafer News

UW-Green Bay fall virtual youth programs offered | News, Sports, Jobs – The Daily news

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Camps and Youth Programs will be offered virtually during the fall. Middle and high school students and parents are invited to participate in virtual camps, developed to grow confidence and independence, challenge imagination and encourage empathy and open-mindedness.

Source: UW-Green Bay fall virtual youth programs offered | News, Sports, Jobs – The Daily news

The Diverse Face of Suicide

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

On Thursday, October 22, Continuing Education is collaborating with UW Oshkosh and the Center for Suicide Awareness to take virtual their second annual Northeast Suicide Prevention Summit. The summit offers a full day of presentations, relevant to anyone affected by suicide. This year’s theme is “The Language of Suicide.” The latest blog from Continuing Education reflects on the diverse face of suicide.

Reconnecting Your People to a Sense of Purpose

Reconnecting your people to their sense of purpose

On Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, chaplain and resiliency post-traumatic growth trainer Greg Young will lead Reconnecting Your People to Their Sense of Purpose. In order to foster resiliency, it is necessary to help your staff see the “why” in what they do. Available virtually from 8:30-10:30 a.m. This program is brought to you by Continuing Education and Community Engagement.

Financial Strategies for a Successful Retirement

‘Financial Strategies for a Successful Retirement’ coming up in October

If you are over 55, signup for three virtual Tuesdays in October 13, 20 & 27 to attend Financial Strategies for a Successful Retirement and learn how you can ensure a comfortable retirement. Classes have been coordinated and organized by Continuing Education and are available with a family registration.