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Literacy Lab earns Boys & Girls Club Community Award 

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Literacy Lab

A tutoring program that matches UW-Stevens Point reading students with local youth was recognized by the Boys & Girls Club of Portage County. The UWSP Literacy Lab at Jefferson Elementary was presented the 2023 Community Partnership Award during the BGC Awards Night on Feb. 27 in the Dreyfus University Center Laird Room. UWSP Literacy Lab […]

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UWSP hosts state Educators Rising Summit

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Nearly 300 high school students from 30 school districts across the state explored future career opportunities in education at the 2023 Educators Rising Wisconsin Annual Summit and Competition Wednesday, March 1, hosted by the UW-Stevens Point School of Education. [View Photos] This year’s summit themed, “The Power of You,” was intended for students in grades […]

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Educators Rising Summit held at UW-Stevens Point

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Educators Rising

High school students from 18 school districts across the state explored future career opportunities in education at the 2022 Educators Rising Wisconsin Annual Summit and Competition Wednesday, March 2, hosted by the UW-Stevens Point School of Education. [View Photos] Intended for students in grades 9-12, the event focused on the theme “To Plant a Seed […]

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Faculty represent UWSP School of Ed at state reading conference

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WSRA

The UW-Stevens Point School of Education was well represented at the 2022 Wisconsin State Reading Association Conference as literacy faculty and staff Mary Kenas, Jackie Sernau, Stacy Gray, Amber Garbe and Sarah Beaulieu attended the event on Feb. 3-5 in Milwaukee. Three faculty presented at the conference, which had a theme of “The Art of […]

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3 Ways to Enhance Culturally Responsive Teaching

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Middle and high school teachers can cultivate student agency to facilitate conversations about difficult subjects in history class. By Julia Benedith UW-Stevens Point Ed.D. candidate Jay Benedith writes about “3 Ways to Enhance Culturally Responsive Teaching” on Edutopia. Jay is in her third semester in the Educational Sustainability doctoral program and was one of the […]

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Neale Fellowship funds amphitheater at local charter school

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Neale Fellowship

Thanks to a fellowship through the UW-Stevens Point School of Education, students at the Tomorrow River Community Charter School (TRCCS) will have a new outdoor performance space to showcase their popular plays that incorporates nature and blends into the natural environment. The Oscar W. Neale Fellowship is providing $10,000 for the construction of the amphitheater […]

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Podcast: Uncover what’s truly possible in your teaching

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Jay Benedith

A candidate in the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Sustainability program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was a guest on a national podcast Oct. 3, 2021. Cohort 5 student Jay Benedith is featured on an episode of Truth for Teachers, a podcast transparently shares about the realities of K-12 teaching. Benedith talks about […]

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UWSP School of Education Celebrates Teaching and Learning via Virtual Banquet

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SOE Awards

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point School of Education celebrated teachers and future educators in the virtual Oscar W. Neale Celebration of Teaching and Learning on Monday, April 26. The School of Education awarded 76 awards totaling $104,125 as student award winners, alumni teachers, donors and cooperating teachers were recognized in a video presentation. Scholarship Descriptions […]

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Women’s History Month: Saluting UW-Stevens Point faculty and staff – Maggie Beeber

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Maggie Beeber

Maggie Beeber has dedicated her career to advising and helping license students as teachers as the School of Education Undergraduate Advising Coordinator and Teacher Certification Officer. It was the job she never knew she wanted. As an elementary education major at UW-Stevens Point in the late 80s, she worked in the school’s office, assisting students […]

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UWSP hosts ​Educators Rising Virtual Summit

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Educators Rising

In an effort to tackle the statewide teacher shortage, Educators Rising Wisconsin and the UW-Stevens Point School of Education virtually hosted nearly 130 students grades 6-12 during the annual Educators Rising Summit and Competition on Wednesday, March 3. [View Photos] “Educators Rising helps students develop strong leadership traits that are required of today’s high quality […]

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