The 6th Annual Summer Summit 2020 was held virtually due to the COVID pandemic. All the materials, and video recordings of the sessions can be found for free here. It was an inspiring day full of many lessons and laughs, hope you find some of both below. #VotePublic Welcome from Charlie Berens of the Manitowoc […]
Friends of Wisconsin students and their public schools will be enormously grateful for this excellent new resource: Equity in Pandemic Schooling: An Action Guide for Families, Educators & Communities provides concrete explanations of the equity concerns at stake during the gap-widening moment of returning to school during a pandemic. Parents, educators and community members will find the language and […]
Tara LeRoy, Palmyra-Eagle parent and board member, named Wisconsin Public Education Network’s 2020 Changemaker of the Year July 30, 2020. The nonpartisan advocacy coalition Wisconsin Public Education Network awarded its 2nd annual Changemaker of the Year award at the 6th Annual Summer Summit on Friday, July 24, 2020. Tara LeRoy, a community leader, activist and school […]
In a crucial time for black families and people of color, public schools–the heart of our communities–show leadership.
Public schools need $230 billion in federal aid. Here’s what you can do right now.
Panelists painted an inspiring picture of our state–and showed the urgency.
Even in the middle of a pandemic, people across the state showed educators how much they care.
The coronavirus pandemic shows us exactly what role educators play in our communities. As Wisconsin families continue to stay Safer At Home, public schools have had to adapt in unprecedented ways. Districts across the state have fast-tracked to online lessons, fitted students’ homes for remote learning and adjusted the grading scales. Teachers and all school […]
In this time of global, national, and local uncertainty, it is important we recognize and utilize the myriad of resources available to us. Below, you will find a collection of links, ranging from general resources intended to keep us informed to ways we can support, educate, and entertain our children from home, along with various […]
WEBINAR ARCHIVES This was our first online workshop! There were many resources that were shared. The topics covered were: Adapting to the new normal: Working & learning from home Is everyone ok? Adult and Student mental health in times of isolation Meeting basic needs: Food and Internet Are we doing this right? What does equity […]