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We hold symposiums on college readiness, conferences on politics in the classroom, courses on Student-Centered Coaching, equity-focused math and science conferences and summer writing institutes. Our programs serve teachers, the community in Wisconsin, and the world.

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December 2018

Understanding the edTPA

December 31, 2018 - December 31, 2025
Free
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Complete these online self-paced modules to receive guidance to assemble the appropriate edTPA artifacts that will demonstrate the knowledge and skills you have obtained.

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January 2019

Wisconsin Foundations of Reading Test Review

January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2025
Free
Two girls reading a book

Familiarize yourself with the objectives and content of the Foundations of Reading Test (or FORT)

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October 2019

College Readiness in Math

October 30 @ 8:00 am CDT - 5:00 pm CDT
Wisconsin Idea Room, School of Education, 1000 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$100.00
Students engaged in discussion with professor in a classroom

Discuss concerns, best practices, and shared goals in the teaching of mathematics with fellow math educators.

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November 2019

Instructional Coaching Symposium

November 7 @ 8:00 am CDT - 3:30 pm CDT
Wisconsin Idea Room, School of Education, 1000 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$100.00
Educators in a round table discussion

The Instructional Coaching Symposium is intended to give current and aspiring coaches an opportunity to discuss promising practices and problems of practice.

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College Readiness in Writing

November 12 @ 8:00 am CDT - 3:30 pm CDT
Wisconsin Idea Room, School of Education, 1000 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$100.00
UW Students Writing

Discuss best concerns, best practices, and shared goals with fellow education and a panel of experts.

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Collaborative Coaching Conversations

November 13 @ 4:30 pm CDT - 5:30 pm CDT
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One event on October 16, 2019 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on November 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on December 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm UTC

Free
People engaged in conversation at a meeting table

Join us as we explore Elena Aguilar’s newest book “Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators."

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December 2019

College Readiness in Science

December 3 @ 8:00 am CDT - 3:30 pm CDT
Wisconsin Idea Room, School of Education, 1000 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$100.00
College students working in a science lab

Connect with fellow educators to discuss common concerns and challenges in STEM education.

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Collaborative Coaching Conversations

December 5 @ 4:30 pm CDT - 5:30 pm CDT
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One event on October 16, 2019 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on November 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on December 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm UTC

Free
People engaged in conversation at a meeting table

Join us as we explore Elena Aguilar’s newest book “Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators."

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January 2020

Wisconsin Arts Integration Symposium

January 17, 2020 @ 4:00 pm CDT - January 18, 2020 @ 4:00 pm CDT
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One event on January 17, 2020 at 4:00 pm UTC

The Spark Building, 821 E. Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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$50.00
Performing Ourselves performance

The Wisconsin Arts Integration Symposium is committed to empowering and supporting educators to use arts integration for enhancing their classroom experience.

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February 2020

Math Support for Language Learners

February 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am CDT - 3:30 pm CDT
The Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa St
Madison, WI 53704 United States
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$100.00
Students studying math on the sidewalk

Get the tools you need to support math-related language development for bilingual students.

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Professional Learning Staff

Jaye Barbeau

BA, MA

K12 Engagement Coordinator

jbarbeau2@wisc.edu

225 N. Mills Street
Suite #264
Madison, WI 53706

Mark Dziedzic

BS, MS

Greater Madison Writing Project Director

mdziedzic@wisc.edu

(608) 890-3091

225 N. Mills Street
Suite #264
Madison, WI 53706

Laura Lang

PhD

Lecturer/Senior Outreach Specialist

Bryn Orum

BA, MS

Greater Madison Writing Project Specialist

bryn.orum@wisc.edu

225 N. Mills Street
Suite #264
Madison, WI 53706

Christina Stefonek

BA, MS

Math and Science Professional Learning Specialist

ckstefonek@wisc.edu

608-263-3516

225 N. Mills Street
Suite #264
Madison, WI 53706

Sandra Taylor-Marshall

BA, MS

Instructional Coaching Program Coordinator

taylormarsha@wisc.edu

608-261-1932

225 N. Mills Street
Suite #264
Madison, WI 53706