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Bulletin Board 1/30/2024

01/30/2024
Welcome to the ConnectEd Bulletin Board! This is the place to find opportunities for further professional development, grant and awards opportuniti...
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Summer Food Service Program Seeking Sponsors To Provide Healthy Meals to Children

01/30/2024
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction is seeking sponsors to provide meals to children living in economically disadvantaged and rural areas...
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Listening Is So Important and Yet So Easy To Forget

01/30/2024
A reflection by Sara Knueve Policy Initiatives Advisor at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Can you call to mind a time when someone ge...
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“What Is Best for Kids?” A Question That Forms the Foundation of Our Future and Strengthens Our Democracy

01/30/2024
State Superintendent Dr. Jill Underly gave the following remarks Wednesday, January 17, 2024 as prepared for delivery at the 2024 Wisconsin State Edu...
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Last Chances To Participate in the DPI’s Strategic Planning Survey and Engagement Sessions!

01/30/2024
The Strategic Planning Survey Response period will close on February 17. Get your answers in now! To participate in one of the final Community Engag...
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How Wisconsin Schools Used ESSER Funds, Creativity To Meet Pandemic Challenges and Beyond

01/30/2024
The COVID-19 pandemic changed the lives of every person involved in and around education. School districts scrambled to quickly meet the needs of stu...
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Parkside School in Wautoma Receives National ESEA Distinguished School Award

01/30/2024
The National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators (NAESPA) — formerly the National Title I Association — has been selecting examples of s...
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DPI Seeks Applicants for Wisconsin Reading Center Director

01/16/2024
Earlier this month, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction announced it is seeking applicants for the director of the Wisconsin Reading Cente...
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Taste the Global Yum! How To Participate in Around the World in 80 Trays

01/16/2024
Students react to seeing the Around the World in 80 Trays offerings in their school lunchroom in 2023. (Still image from video) The Wisconsin De...
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Science, Humor, and the Joys of Teaching: An Interview with Brian Collins

01/16/2024
Dr. Jill Underly presents Brian Collins with the 2024 Wisconsin Teacher of the Year award in May of 2023. Collins has also been selected from the 20...