Wisconsin Urban Educators Summit

THE AUGUST 1-3, 2018 WISCONSIN URBAN EDUCATORS SUMMIT IS BEING POSTPONED TO FALL 2018.  We are looking at possible dates in September and will post/distribute further information once the new dates have been finalized.



A statewide summit of education leaders that will focus on urban education reform and best practices for improving teaching and learning in Wisconsin schools.  Hear from experts from within Wisconsin and around the country in areas such as educator recruitment, teacher certification and more. Network with fellow educators and education leaders from around the state.



University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Student Center
900 Wood Road
Kenosha, WI 53141

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is located in the town of Somers, Kenosha County, minutes from downtown Kenosha and downtown Racine.



Gerard Randall, Executive Director, Milwaukee Education Partnership

Dennis J. Shields, Chancellor, UW-Platteville


Potential Speakers for the fall summit include:

     Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, State of Wisconsin

     Dr. Tony Evers, State Superintendent of Public Instruction

     Dr. Cassandra Herring, President & CEO, Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity

     Anissa Listak, Founder & CEO, National Center for Teacher Residencies

     Dr. Gregory E. Thornton, Resident Faculty, National Institute for School Leadership (NISL) 


Potential Topics for the fall summit include the following:

     Recruitment of and preparation of teachers for service in urban districts

     Wisconsin DPI policy initiatives

     Innovations and successful models for urban teacher induction

     Teaching and learning strategies for the urban child

     Wisconsin's future talent needs

     National best practices for urban teacher preparation


REGISTRATION FEE:  $75 per person  



  • PAY BY CHECK - Checks can be made out to & mailed to Milwaukee Education Partnership, 633 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 405, Milwaukee, WI 53203, along with a completed registration form.

  • PAY BY CREDIT CARD - Credit Card payments with online registration can be done through the University Box Office (UBO) of UW-Platteville at:  tickets.uwplatt.edu(If you have questions about the registration portion, contact the Milwaukee Education Partnership at 414-988-9034 or jhagen@mepwisc.org.  If you have problems with the payment portion, contact the UBO at 608-342-1298 or toll free at 877-727-1232.)



From MILWAUKEE:  Interstate 94 south to Highway E in Kenosha County.  East 4 miles.

From AREAS SOUTH OF KENOSHA/RACINE:  Interstate 94 north to Highway E in Kenosha County.  East 4 miles.

From KENOSHA:  Access from 30th Avenue (Wood Road), 22nd Avenue, Sheridan Road (Highway 32) and Highway 31.

From RACINE:  Access from Highway 31, Highway 32, and Meachem Road (Highway Y).



Park in Lot A by the Student Center.  Do NOT park in any Reserved Space or parking space with a meter.  Parking is free for those registered to attend the summit.



Registrants needing hotel accommodations must pay for and make their own hotel arrangements.  Links and phone numbers to recommended hotels are provided below.  These hotels should offer state rates to eligible institutions and organizations.


Hampton Inn & Suites  -  HWY 50 & I-94

7300 125th Avenue

Kenosha, WI 53142




Delta by Marriott  -  On HWY 20 (Washington Ave.) east of I-94

7111 Washington Avenue (Hwy. 20)

Racine, WI 53406





Contact the Milwaukee Education Partnership office at 414-988-9034 or jhagen@mepwisc.org


The Wisconsin Urban Educators Summit is sponsored by the Milwaukee Education Partnership & UW-Platteville

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