April 2019

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WRCCS Professional Development and Resources

Check out the video below! We've added trainings and events to the calendar!


Special Education Resources

WRCCS has put together resources for Wisconsin charter schools around best practices in special education. We will continue to add dynamic resources to this document.


FREE online flexible professional learning resource tool!

Check out this FREE online flexible professional learning resource tool for school districts from our partner's at the WI Digital Learning Collaborative (WDLC).

You can view their full list of learning opportunities by visiting WDLC's website at https://www.wiwdlc.org/.

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Mental Health Services Grant Applications

Reminder - Applications due May 1, 2019


Please Vote!

Would you like to join a WRCCS Facebook group to connect, collaborate, and share? Please vote! Thank you!


Register for the 2019 WRCCS Conference

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Events Added!

WRCCS provides educators a broad range of professional learning opportunities. Check out our online and in person training sessions. We will continue to add more in the coming weeks!

Click Calendar of Events for a complete list of all upcoming sessions!



2019 ISN National Conference on Educational Innovation

April 10-12 - Glacier Canyon Lodge, WI Dells

The pre-conference on Wed., Apr. 10 is FREE and is a WRCCS School Development Day! Thursday and Friday, Apr. 11-12, are also filled with great sessions - Topics will include a broad array of cutting-edge educational issues and trends, technology integration for the classroom, student-driven educational workshops, STEM, PBL, personalized learning, and more.

WASB: Hiring Teachers (Webinar)

May 8, 2019, 1:30-2:30 pm

This presentation will inform you about the general process of hiring teachers, including following state requirements. It includes information about the purpose of position descriptions, posting vacancy notices, application forms, the interview process and reference checks. You will also learn about state and federal laws as they relate to employment discrimination.

Presenter: Bob Butler, Associate Executive Director and Staff Counsel

For more information and to register, click the date above.

Mental Health Supports and Resources - Save the Dates!

Email from DPI:

On June 19-20 DPI will host the second annual Social and Emotional Learning Symposium. As we plan this event, we want to make sure that the sessions offered reflect the needs of educators and out of school time programs. Please take a moment to complete this google form https://goo.gl/forms/1fd7EdZL5r4PvYxq2 to assist us with our planning.

Also, this year’s Summer Institute will include a shared event with the 4th Annual Growing School Mental Health Summit. This event is co-sponsored by the Coalition for Expanding School-Based Mental Health in Wisconsin and the Department of Public Instruction. This conference will occur on June 18th at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Stevens Point. The Save the Date flyer for this event is below. Please note that registration for this event and the SEL symposium are separate. Registration information for the SEL Symposium will be shared soon.

To have your event listed email WRCCS the information and link. We will also post these events on our social media. Don't forget to like and/or follow us. See below!


Charter School Job Openings

To have your charter school job opening(s) listed email WRCCS the link. WRCCS will also post the openings on our social media. Don't forget to like and/or follow us. See below!



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Nick Pretasky

Associate Director

Angie Platek

Program Assistant