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.
Reuben Harpole Jr. and Nate Deans are generations apart, but they share a common passion — improving urban education and increasing the number of African-American male teachers in classrooms.
Teachers involved in the Milwaukee Master Teacher Partnership will showcase their first year of work from 5 to 7 p.m. June 1 at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Northwest Quadrant, 3321 N. Maryland Ave., Room 1871. The Milwaukee Master Teacher Partnership is a collaboration between UWM and Milwaukee Public Schools. In fall 2016, UWM and MPS […]
With the help of UWM’s innovative Life Impact program, Amber and Jared Anderson are preparing to become science teachers. The Andersons, parents of two young children, overcame plenty of obstacles along the way.
Lynn Sedivy is working with refugee children who are new to America, helping them create books about their experience in the Milwaukee Public Schools. Her project, which is funded with a small grant from the UWM School of Education, supports the work of English language learning teachers.