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.”
A number of alumni of UWM’s School of Education were among those honored at the fifth annual Celebrate Teachers and Teaching event.
Misty Voss, a spring 2017 grad in German and community engagement and education, is using her year in Germany to explore her career interests. Her fellowship is funded by the U.S. and German governments.
The three-year grant, in partnership with the Milwaukee Public Schools, is from the U.S. Department of Education’s Supporting Effective Educator Development program.
Nicole Lesser was studying to be a teacher. But then life, including children and sickness, intervened. Now, a decade later, she’s back, with newfound determination, focus and appreciation.