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WCER celebrating 50 years of improving teaching and learning

WCER celebrating 50 years of improving teaching and learning

In recent weeks, a sense of celebration has mounted within WCER as it readies to turn 50. In recognition of its 50th anniversary, making it one of the first centers established on this campus, WCER invites its researchers and staff, as well as campus and community members, to a daylong celebratory symposium and evening keynote lecture on Monday, October 20. For more information visit 50years.wceruw.org.
October 29, 2014
UW-Madison alumna Josie Guiney Igielski -- a fourth-grade teacher at Madison’s Lincoln Elementary School and a motivating force behind the school’s outdoor learning space –- is the Wisconsin recipient of a 2014 Milken Educator Award. This honor includes $25,000 cash and is one of up to 40 that will be given by the Milken Family Foundation nationwide this year. Guiney Igielski, who grew up in Racine, Wis., earned an undergraduate degree in elementary education in 2006 a master’s degree from the School of Education’s top-ranked Department of Curriculum and Instruction in 2010.
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