Insider Scoop

Insider Scoop

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E-newsletter for Education Faculty & Staff

The INSIDER SCOOP is the School of Education's employee newsletter. It is delivered to the inboxes of our faculty, staff and graduate assistants twice per month, during the academic year.

The newsletter is compiled and edited by the External Relations Office. Information featured in the Scoop is often published on the school's news and events website News Connections, and shared via social media.

The Insider Scoop Schedule for 2018 is: Jan. 17 and 31; Feb. 14 and 28; March 14 and 28; April 11 and 25; May 9; June 13; July 11; Aug. 22; Sept. 5 and 19; Oct. 3, 17 and 31; Nov. 14 and 28; Dec. 12. 


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The Insider Scoop publishes a series of regular sections including:

  • FEATURED STORIES: News of key importance to faculty and staff
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  • SOCIAL MEDIA: Items of interest from the SoE social media community
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Robert Scott: The Cornell University Prison Education Program

  • Dates: 28 – 28 Mar, 2017
  • Location: Madison, WI
  • Address: 1000 Bascom Mall
  • Contact: Kari Dickinson
  • Email:
Cornell prison classroomThis event was rescheduled. Please take note of the new date and location!

Join the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) for a discussion via Skype with Robert Scott, director of the innovative Cornell University Prison Education Program (CPEP).

​CPEP provides courses leading to college degrees for people incarcerated in upstate New York State prisons. Since 1999, ​the program has helped students build meaningful lives inside prison and prepared them for successful re-entry into civic life.

Background reading materials:
This event is free and open to the public.

​Watch this discussion on the WISCAPE YouTube channel. 
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