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Professional Learning Programs

We hold symposia 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.

Upcoming K-12 Professional Learning Programs Professional Learning Staff

District or organization specific programming is available. Contact Mark Dziedzic at mdziedzic@wisc.edu or individual program coordinators to learn more.

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February 2020

Math Support for Language Learners

February 6 @ 9:00 am CST - 3:30 pm CST
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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Collaborative Coaching Conversations

February 13 @ 4:30 pm CST - 5:30 pm CST
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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

One event on January 9, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on February 13, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on March 5, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on April 9, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on May 7, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

Free
collaborative coaching team

Join us as we celebrate successes and discuss challenges in our daily work as instructional coaches.

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March 2020

Collaborative Coaching Conversations

March 5 @ 4:30 pm CST - 5:30 pm CST
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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

One event on January 9, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on February 13, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on March 5, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on April 9, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on May 7, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

Free
collaborative coaching team

Join us as we celebrate successes and discuss challenges in our daily work as instructional coaches.

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April 2020

Instructional Coaching in the Content Areas

April 5 - May 2

Instructional Coaching in the Content Areas, will spur participants to zoom in on particular content areas for deeper exploration around standards and learning progressions, the alignment and design of formative assessments, and the analysis of student evidence in order to make instructional decisions. This course will meet over the course of four weeks from April 5th to May 2nd.

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Collaborative Coaching Conversations

April 9 @ 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

One event on January 9, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on February 13, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on March 5, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on April 9, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on May 7, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

Free
collaborative coaching team

Join us as we celebrate successes and discuss challenges in our daily work as instructional coaches.

Find out more »

May 2020

Collaborative Coaching Conversations

May 7 @ 4:30 pm CDT - 5:30 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

One event on January 9, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on February 13, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on March 5, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on April 9, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

One event on May 7, 2020 at 4:30 pm UTC

Free
collaborative coaching team

Join us as we celebrate successes and discuss challenges in our daily work as instructional coaches.

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June 2020

Teacher Research Forum

June 12 @ 9:00 am CDT - 12:00 pm CDT
Wisconsin Idea Room, School of Education, 1000 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free
A teacher presenting her research at the teacher research forum

Connect with educators across the state sharing their classroom-based research. The event is free and open to everyone.

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AP Summer Institute

June 23 @ 8:00 am CDT - June 26 @ 4:00 pm CDT
Attendees at AP Summer Institute

The AP Summer Institute offers a unique learning experience for teachers interested in expanding their knowledge of AP course content, structure, and methodology.

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August 2020

Play Make Learn

August 13 @ 3:00 am CDT - August 14 @ 12:00 pm CDT
Union South, 1308 W Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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Group of educators playing a video game at the 2019 Play Make Learn Conference

The Play Make Learn Conference promotes high-quality learning opportunities for educators, researchers, developers, designers, foundation leaders, policy makers, museum and library professionals, and school leaders who are dedicated to the promotion of making, gaming, and…

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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

Jen Breezee

BS, MS, MA

Instructional Coaching Specialist

jbreezee@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

Matthew Freid

BA, MA

Director of Conference and Event Planning Services

freid@wisc.edu

(608) 890-3091

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

Laura Lang

PhD

Lecturer/Senior Outreach Specialist

Yorel Lashley

PhD

Director of Arts

lashley@wisc.edu

(608)-890-1437

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

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