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Use the links below to subscribe to the email list of your choice. 

General Education Information

  • DPI-ConnectEd - e-newsletter from the State Superintendent, featuring issues, opportunities, and success stories
  • wipk-12 - Discussion group for PK-12 educators in Wisconsin

Academics (Besides Those Listed Elsewhere)

  • dpi-sl - Discussion group for educators interested in service-learning in the academic setting
  • englishk16 - Informational discussion forum for English teachers
  • enviroed - Announcements about Environmental Literacy and Sustainability
  • globallearning - Professional communication related to global education
  • languageleadership - Professional communication related to world language education
  • socialstudies - Discussion list for social studies teachers and administrators in Wisconsin
  • wi-aislist - Wisconsin American Indian studies discussion list
  • wiartsed - News for Wisconsin Arts Educators

Career and Technical Education

  • businessed - Discussion group for Wisconsin business and information technology teachers.
  • careerreadylist  - Discussion group for those interested in Career and Technical Education initiatives, Regional Career Pathways, dual credit opportunities, work-based learning, and Academic and Career Planning.
  • healthscience - Discussion group for health science teachers and HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) advisors.
  • fcsfccla - Discussion group for family and consumer educators and FCCLA (Family Career and Community Leaders of America).
  • marketing - Discussion group for secondary and post-secondary level marketing educators.
  • technologyed - Discussion group for Technology and Engineering Education Teachers.
  • - Discussion group for Agriculture Educators.
  • WI_PFL - Discussion group for those interested in personal financial literacy.

Data and Financial Management

  • idea_fiscal - Tips, reminders, and specialty information regarding IDEA Fiscal Management
  • sfs_auditors - Updates of interest to school district auditors

Early Childhood

  • Early Childhood Special Education - Information, updates, and events for early childhood special education providers.
  • forces44 - Wisconsin Forces for Four Year Olds discussion group
  • weccp - Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners discussion group

Health, Wellness, Student Services

  • atoda - Information about alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse
  • dpi-21st - Information for OST provider.
  • Drivers Ed- Information about drivers education
  • leadhealthteachers - Information for designated lead health teachers
  • Learning Support - A weekly newsletter from the DPI's Division for Learning Support for school personnel.
  • physicaleducationteachers - Information about physical education
  • School Safety Coordinators - Information sharing resource for K-12 education professionals related to the social, emotional, and physical safety/security of students, staff, and schools.
  • schoolmealsnews - Information about school meals
  • schoolnurse - Information for school and public health nurses
  • school_psych - Discussion group about current issues in school psychology
  • schoolsocwork - Discussion list for school social workers in Wisconsin
  • sel-sbmh - Social and emotional (SEL) and school-based mental health (SBMH) resources and information.
  • suicideprevention - Resources and best practices on suicide prevention
  • wi_yrbs_general - Announcements for school and community partners conducting a Youth Risk Behavior Survey
  • wcscp - Information for school counselors


  • illwiscatlist - Discussion list of topics related to the WISCAT ILL project
  • wierate - Discussion list for Wisconsin E-rate topics

Special Education


  • actwisconsin - Information about ACT High School Assessments in Wisconsin
  • dpi-21st - Information related to community learning centers and afterschool programs
  • elllist - Discussion group for educators and others interested in service to English Language Learners
  • middleschool - Discussion list for Middle School educators

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For questions about this information, contact Chris Bucher (608) 266-1344