Register now for Indian Summer Festival’s Education Day

Registration is now open for Indian Summer Festival’s Education Day and will continue all summer long. Education Day is on Friday, September 7 from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Summerfest Grounds in Milwaukee and open to students grades 3 – 9. Groups of all abilites are welcome.

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American Indian Studies Summer Institute is July 30-August 3 in Black River Falls

The 22nd Annual Wisconsin American Indian Studies Summer Institute is July 30 – August 3, 2018, in Black River Falls. The institute ​is ​an ​active, ​highly ​participatory, ​week-long ​workshop ​designed ​to ​increase ​participants’ ​understanding ​of ​issues ​related ​to ​the ​history, ​culture, ​and ​tribal ​sovereignty ​of ​the ​American ​Indian ​nations ​and ​tribal ​communities ​in ​Wisconsin. ​ ​ 

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Great World Texts program seeks teacher participants

Great World Texts – an interdisciplinary humanities program that connects high school teachers and students across the state with faculty and staff at UW-Madison in the study of world literature – is seeking participants. The 2018-2019 program is organized around Caribbean-American writer Jamaica Kincaid and her work of non-fiction A Small Place. GWT is seeking teachers from all schools and disciplines, and especially encourages interdisciplinary teaching teams to sign up.

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Discovery World seeks summer educator volunteers

Help to motivate and inspire young minds at Discovery World Summer Camp! Work within the direction of a Summer Camp Educator to assist in camp activities and curriculum during week-long summer camps, for students grades 1 through 8. Volunteer opportunities are available Monday through Friday, June 11 through August 24, 9:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Applicants must be able to volunteer for at least one week-long camp (Monday through Friday) to volunteer.

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Roger King of Holmen wins $5,000 NEA Foundation Grant

Holmen High School agriscience teacher Roger King has received a $5,000 Student Achievement/Learning and Leadership grant from the NEA Foundation. The award, King said, will be used to help Holmen High School educators learn how to instruct farm-to-school techniques in a number of settings.

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