Author: Cathy Olig

Hosting an Entrepreneur’s Panel

I’ve been an adviser to Business Academy and Design Media & Communications Academy for several years, but this was the first year that I led a panel of entrepreneurs to provide a job-shadow experience. I have met a lot of wonderful small business owners through networking, and I was so happy to bring this group […]

More learning at the state education conference – Part 2

The learning continued at more breakout sessions that I attended at the state education convention. Moving from Traditional Parent Involvement to Effective Family Engagement The title of this session intrigued me because I know firsthand through PTO involvement that there are ALWAYS opportunities for parents to get involved. We are fortunate in the Falls because […]

Learning at the state education convention – Part 1

At the end of January, I attended the 2019 Wisconsin State Education Convention. It was a great opportunity to listen and learn from keynote speakers, breakout sessions and other districts. I even was able to see Scott Walter honored as the State Principal of the Year, which is certainly a well-deserved honor. Meeting Keynote Speaker […]

North Middle School Elective Extravaganza

Last week I attended the Elective Extravaganza at North Middle School. It was a showcase of student projects with area businesses. The Media Creations Class created 30 second commercials, while two other classes presented websites that they created. Students had the chance to work as a team with businesses and practice their public speaking while […]

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