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The Answer Starts with Why

Before we are too quick to find a solution, we need to first identity the problem. We should always be finding the problem. Without an understanding of the issue we cannot solve anything. Quick solutions can have unintended negative outcomes.

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Presented by the CESA 6 Literacy Center

Reading/Writing for K-8

Drawing from Jen Serravallo’s best-selling books, this April 18-19 workshop will help understand how to use formative assessment information to find appropriate goals for each reader and writer; craft explicit, clear strategies; coach; provide feedback and much more!

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CESA 6 YA Featured by Insight on Manufacturing

“We’re developing the future workforce" - KI Furniture. Great read by Nikki Kallio at Insight Publications LLC on how CESA 6 and WI Youth Apprenticeships are making a real difference for students and employers: bit.ly/C6-ya

CESA 6 Offers WI Forward Exam to Private Schools

Private schools in Wisconsin can order the WI Forward Exam from CESA 6 at a reduced rate, thanks to a partnership between CESA 6 and the Wisconsin Council of Religious and Independent Schools (WCRIS). The exam is $35 per student, down from $50. Read more

Smart Thinking Podcast Featured in MemoryMinders Blog

Thanks to Jill Hoven at Memoryminders for this very kind blog encouraging people to listen to @tneitzke's Smart Thinking Podcast:http://bit.ly/memory-podcast. Check outMemoryminders.net-a valuable resource to enhance and sustain memory wellness and quality of life.

CESA 6, FIRST Educational Resources Form Partnership

CESA 6 is excited to announce we are partnering with FIRST Educational Resources, LLC, led by Garth and Tammy Larson. Read more in this press release.The two organizations are energized to collaborateon professional development and training, while combining consortiums. FIRST'sWisconsin PLCwill be run in partnership with CESA 6's Learning and Assessment Center networks, led by Eric Larsen. Larsen, a presenter for FIRST, returned to CESA 6 onJuly 1as Director of Assessment, Data and Accountability.

Grant Leads Available in GROW E-Newsletter

Looking for funding? Grant Writing of Wisconsin (GROW) offers a monthly electronic newsletter for a small annual fee that gives you a heads up on various funding and grant opportunities that are available to school districts, educators, nonprofits, governments, and other organizations. GROW does the research for you! If interested in subscribing, please contact the GROW Grant Office at CESA 6!

Montello Schools Win Math/Science Grant

Congratulations to the Montello School District which has been awarded a Monsanto Company Fund – America's Farmers Grow Rural Education grant, which was written in coordination with CESA 6 grant-writing team member Kevin DeCramer. The program gives farmers the opportunity to nominate a rural public school district in their community to compete for merit-based grants to enhance math and/or science education. Congratulations to Montello, Kevin and the CESA 6 GROW team!

Berlin, Sheboygan Area Schools Win Grants

Grants that CESA 6 grant-writing team member Jess Riley wrote for the Berlin Area School District and Sheboygan Area School District have been awarded. Clay Lamberton Elementary in Berlin and Jefferson Elementary in Sheboygan each will receive a 21st Century Community Learning Center grant of $145,000/year for a five-year grant total of $725,000. Congratulations to both districts, as well as Jess and the GROW team!

Sheboygan Schools, CESA 6 Win Farm to School Grant

The Sheboygan Area School District has been awarded a U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm to School Grant, which was written in coordination with CESA 6 grant-writing team member Jess Riley. The one-year grant totals $99,969. Only two Farm To School Grants were awarded in Wisconsin. Congratulations to Sheboygan, Jess and the CESA 6 GROW team!

CESA 6, Iowa School District Win 21st Century Grants

The Council Bluffs Community School District, in Council Bluffs, Iowa has been awarded a 21st Century Community Learning Center grant, which was written in coordination with CESA 6 grant-writing team member Jess Riley. The five-year grant totaled $1,125,000. Congratulations to Council Bluffs, Jess and the CESA 6 GROW team!

Workshops / Events

  • Admin Main Office
  • 2935 Universal Ct
  • Oshkosh, WI 54904
  • Phone: 920-233-2372
  • Fax: 920-236-0580
  • Conference Center-Mailing/Shipping Address
  • 2300 State Road 44
  • Oshkosh, WI 54904
  • Phone: 920-233-2372
  • Fax: 920-236-0580