M3, an education initiative involving UWM, MATC and MPS aimed at improving student achievement and closing the equity gap in Milwaukee, has made positive strides over the past year.
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Denise Ross has been named chairof the UW System Institute for Urban Education, a program housed at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She will begin her appointment later this year.
Even before graduating, Alyssa Molinski already has had experience juggling two demanding jobs. She is an early childhood education student and has also served as Student Association president for 2018-2019.
Much of Noah Wolfe’s family is connected to UWM, so it seemed natural for him to attend. But a chance to do research as an undergrad made the choice easy.
For some people already working with children in MPS schools, the PLUS program involving the school district, UWM and MATC is helping them become fully certified teachers.
The Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English is planning to honor two UW-Milwaukee School of Education graduates at its annual convention Oct. 18 and 19 in Madison.
The website, co-founded by UWM professor Mark Keane, is the brainchild of a group of organizations working to meld architecture, design and STEM topics into a useful resource for teachers, students and children all over the world.
Beginning this summer, two UWM faculty members will build and support a network of MPS personnel and local industry representatives who work together to transform the city’s STEM education in high schools.
Rebecca Neumann, an associate professor of economics at UWM, teaches students in college and high school about personal finance. Too often, she says, it’s not talked about, and that can create real harm. “Let’s take it out of the list of taboo subjects.”