SOE Newsletter: Upcoming Meetings and Events

October 6: Point in Common Community Speaker Series: War on Public Education 
Join parents, educators, administrators, students and business professionals for the third annual Point in Common Community Speaker Series.

Topic: The War on Public Education and What it Means for You
Speaker: Julie Mead, Ph.D., Professor of Education Policy at UW-Madison

Julie Mead is a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Mead researches and writes about topics related to the legal aspects of education. Her research centers on legal issues related to special education and legal issues raised by various forms of school choice.

Free child care is available during the event at Schmeeckle Reserve Visitor Center.

This event is sponsored by:

  • Stevens Point Area Public School District
  • UW-Stevens Point School of Education
  • Stevens Point Area Catholic Schools
  • Mid-State Technical College
  • Phi Delta Kappa
  • Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
  • Sentry Insurance
  • Okray Family Farms
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Tuesday, October 6: Study Abroad Fair
Interested in studying abroad? Stop by the Study Abroad Fair on Tuesday, October 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the DUC Encore Room. Program leaders, former participants and staff from the International Programs Office will be on hand to answer questions.
Monday, October 12: Student Council for Exceptional Children Meeting (NEW)
Help SCEC kick off the semester by attending our first meeting. We will have free snacks, great volunteer opportunities, and a guest speaker who will talk about raising children with disabilities. The meeting will be held Monday, October 12 at 5 p.m. in 233 College of Professional Studies. Please contact Katherine Bitz if you have any questions.
Wednesday, October 14: StWEA New Teacher Panel (NEW)
StWEA is hosting their 5th Annual StWEA Seminar - New Teacher Panel on Wednesday, October 14 from 6-8 p.m. in D102 Science Building. You are welcome to enjoy a free sandwich bar while hearing the advice and experiences of our panel of new teachers.


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