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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.
fcefccla - 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.
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
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

collabsesupportList - Information for those who teach or provide support to students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), or to their families or educators
Early Childhood Special Education - Information, updates, and events for early childhood special education providers.
Learning Support - A weekly newsletter from the DPI's Division for Learning Support for school personnel.
Occupational Therapists & Physical Therapists - Information for occupational therapists and physical therapists working in schools.
Speech and Language Pathologists - Information for speech and language pathologists working in schools.
WCBVI Email List - Blindness and low vision related information, updates, and events for families, vision professionals and all stakeholders sent from the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
wesp-dhh-families - Deafness-related updates for families
wesp-dhh-professionals - Deafness-related updates for professionals.


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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