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Learn About Solar Eclipses from the Anishinaabe Perspective

02/27/2024
Miigwech to David O'Connor, DPI's American Indian Studies Consultant, for his guidance and support in creating this article.  Total solar eclipses a...
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Harnessing the Excitement of the Upcoming 2024 Solar Eclipse

02/27/2024
Kevin Anderson, Science Consultant, Wisconsin DPI Edgar came back to visit me about five years after he had completed eighth grade. The first thing...
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With Gratitude and Appreciation of Public Schools

02/27/2024
A Reflection from State Superintendent Dr. Jill Underly on Public Schools Week: As we celebrate Public Schools Week this year, I reflect and think a...
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Bulletin Board 2/27/2024

02/27/2024
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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Superintendent Crisscrosses the State Celebrating Career and Technical Education Month

02/27/2024
State Superintendent Dr. Jill Underly poses with healthcare pathway students at New Berlin Eisenhower Middle/High School during her statewide Career...
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Extra Credit: Coaching Competency Practice

02/27/2024
Screenshot from the Coaching Competency Practice Module. Welcome to Extra Credit, our newest ConnectEd recurring feature! In each issue, we’ll s...
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Family and Consumer Sciences Education Relevant Now More Than Ever

02/13/2024
Julie Anderson, DPI's new Family and Consumer Sciences Consultant. Photo: Courtesy Julie Anderson. An Interview with New Wisconsin Department of...
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Bulletin Board 2/13/2024

02/13/2024
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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Educators and Students Are Clamoring for Change and Making It Happen

02/13/2024
Students at Glen Hills Middle School (Glendale-River Hills School District) participate in a STEAM fair one Saturday in December, 2023. Photo: Lalit...
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DPI Launches Online Education Credential and Transcript Database

02/13/2024
Funding allocated by Gov. Tony Evers has allowed staff to review, digitize 125,000+ paper records In an effort to simplify accessing education trans...