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2014 Issues

April 30, 2014
April 16, 2014
  • Reach One, Each One: Using Google Drive to Respond to Student Learning Need
  • Wisconsin Core Camp for School Teams
  • Wisconsin’s Literacy (un)Conference 2014
April 02, 2014
  • Capturing the Power of Generative Curriculum
  • Moving Forward Via “the Big Three”
  • April - The Month of the Military Child
  • AWSA 2014 Election
  • Retiree Recognition
March 19, 2014
  • Common Core Walkthrough Tools
  • Would Your School Benefit from an Intern?
  • March - National Middle Level Education Month
March 5, 2014
  • Managing to Lead: Oshkosh Campus
  • WREA Foundation Grants
  • 2014 imageide@s Digital Photography Contest
February 19, 2014
  • Efficacy the Change Agent!
  • WREA Foundation Grants
  • AWSA 2014 Election
  • Course Options for Wisconsin Students
  • 2014 imageide@s Digital Photography Contest
February 4, 2014
  • Keeping You Updated on the Latest with Educator Effectiveness
  • AWSA 2014 Election
  • Course Options for Wisconsin Students
  • 2014 Wisconsin RtI Summit
January 22, 2014
  • AWSA Update Bulletin Annual Contract Review
  • School Safety and Security Summit
January 8, 2014
  • DPI Releases Updated Assessment System Plan and Timeline
  • School and Safety Security Summit

2013 Issues

December 12, 2013
  • Tough Decisions: A Systematic Literacy Priority
  • Educator Effectiveness Update
  • Using Educator Effectiveness to Inform Human Resource Decisions
November 20, 2013
  • Equipping You for Effective Public Relations and Advocacy
  • Recently Asked Questions
  • Educator Effectiveness Resources
November 13, 2013
  • The Wisconsin Connected Educator: Transforming Leadership Teams and Planning in the Age of Digital Innovation
  • Wisconsin’s Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Children
October 30, 2013
  • The Wisconsin Connected Educator: Transforming Leadership Teams and Planning in the Age of Digital Innovation
  • Wisconsin’s Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Children
  • NASSP Conference
October 16, 2013
  • Addressing the Common Core State Standards with the Use of Infographics
  • The Argument for Standards-based Grading and Assessment
  • Time to Kick-Off Speak Up 2013 | Tell Us About Your Digital Life
October 03, 2013
  • Leadership Tools for Your Biggest Work
  • Musings on Leadership and Technology
  • NASSP Conference
September 18, 2013
  • Back to School Recent Questions and Answers
  • Tapping a Hidden, but Highly Valuable Resource in Every Classroom
  • Revolutionize Math Instruction With iSolve
September 04, 2013
  • Evers Models Optimistic Leadership in Recent Video
  • Backchannel to Blogging
  • Input Needed to Help Improve High Speed Internet Connectivity in Wisconsin
  • Digital Learning Transition - Free Online Course
  • Associate Principal of the Year Award
August 21, 2013
  • Timeline for New Assessments in Wisconsin
  • Making Sense of Changes in Assessment, Requires Focusing on Quality Classroom Instruction
  • Clear Your Plate for SLATE 2013
  • EduCash Grant Announcement
August 07, 2013
  • Educator Effectiveness Update
  • Principals as Advocates: Giving Voice to the Voiceless
  • Giving Professional Development a New Look
May 29, 2013
  • Leading the Big Three: Mathematical Practice
  • NLRB Guidance For Requiring Confidentiality In Workplace Investigations
May 15, 2013
  • Leading the Big Three: Mathematical Practice
  • NLRB Guidance For Requiring Confidentiality In Workplace Investigations
May 01, 2013
  • The Emerging Wisconsin Framework for Principal Leadership
  • Back to the Future with Criminal Background Checks in School Districts
  • A Pathway Forward for Public Education
April 17, 2013
  • Smarter Assessments and Dynamic Learning Maps
  • The Increasing Importance of the Principal's Role in Special Education
  • Facebook Wars
April 02, 2013
  • Leading the Big Three: Text Complexity
  • Facilitating IEP Meetings: Tips for School Principals’ Success
  • Educator Effectiveness System State Model Updates
March 20, 2013
  • Getting By with a Little Help From My Friends
  • Budget Moves to Joint Finance Committee: Call to Action
  • Four Wisconsin Principals Recognized for Educational Leadership
March 06, 2013
  • Supporting You in Moving "The Big Three" Forward
  • Current Cyber Challenges - What You Need to Know to Make Informed Decsions: Part 3
  • Preventing Bullying, and other Forms of Violence, In Wisconsin Schools: A Continuing Team Effort
February 21, 2013
  • Budget Bill Demands Action
  • Managing and Leading During Major School and District Change
  • AWSA 2013 Election
February 6, 2013
  • Educator Effectiveness:Time to Dive In?
  • Current Cyber Challenges - What you need to know to make informed decisions.
  • Disaggregation of Data in a RtI/PBIS Framework
January 23, 2013
  • Engagement: The X Factor in Student Learning
  • Health Plan Nondiscrimination Rules Could Affect School Administrators
  • Educator Effectiveness Spring 2013 Training Plan
  • Digital Learning Day: February 6
January 9, 2013
  • Creating Coherence and Impact in the Common Core Era
  • Current Cyber Challenges - What you need to know to make informed decisions
  • School Safety
  • Gameplay Data: Beyond Assessment
  • 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant Reviewers Needed

2012 Issues

December 12, 2012
  • Assessing for College and Career Readiness
  • Opportunity to Pilot School Learning Objectives
  • Five public schools nominated for national Blue Ribbon award
  • 2013 Wisconsin Associate Principal of the Year
  • Polling Data on Education
  • Limited Time Offer From M
November 29, 2012
  • SAIL Program Prepares to Launch
  • PI 34 Ambassador's Corner: Critical Dates in the PI-34 Process
  • Suicide – Teen TV Show, Other Resources
  • To Join the Ranks of Those Who Live What They Preach
November 14, 2012
  • Focus Your Staff
  • State Assessment Update
  • American Education Week: Investing in Education
  • Annual Contract Review
  • The WI Educator Effectiveness System
October 31, 2012
  • Next Generation Science Standards, Wisconsin Style!
  • Take Back Control of Educational Reform
  • Dane County Judge Denies Stay of Decision Regarding Acts 10 and 32
  • Second Harvest Foodbank: Million Pound Challenge
  • Tired of Trying to Juggle It All? Find some
October 18, 2012
  • Pathways to Wisconsin Licensure Updates
  • Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening (PALS)
  • Looking for a Personal and Professional Breakthrough?
  • Never Too Early to Think About Retirement
October 3, 2012
  • WISEdash - The New DPI Reporting Tool
  • Act 10 Update with Peter Davis
  • Is Rigor Right for All?
  • 2011-12 School Report Card Release Delayed
  • Bittersweet News
September 19, 2012
  • Assessment Transitions in Wisconsin: Common Standards, Common Assessments
  • Impact of the Dane County Circuit Court Decision Regarding Acts 10 and 32
  • Successfully Managing Conversations with Teachers
  • Getting Learning Right The First Time - Every Time
  • St
September 5, 2012
  • Data Driven or Data Dizzy
  • PI 34 Ambassador's Corner: PI 34's Impact on Your School
  • New school year holds exciting changes for education
  • Building Coherence: Engage in the Emerging Statewide Conversation
  • Develop Student Leadership Through WASC
  • WSMA See
August 22, 2012
  • Creating Coherence in 2012/2013
  • Wisconsin’s New Law Relating to the Use of Seclusion And Physical Restraint on Pupils in Public Schools
  • A New Era of Accountability
  • DPI News for Educators: Professional Development Plans go 100% Electronic on September
August 8, 2012
  • 2011/2012 Legislative Session Recap
  • The Marshall Memo's Top 12
  • The Main Idea's Top 5
  • Recent Laws Passed During the Legislative Session
June 14, 2012
  • 3 Simple Steps to Create a Book Study Group for Teachers Administrators, or Principals
  • What is it Like to be a Young Person Today?
  • School Year Wrap-Up
  • The principal perspective: full report
  • Meemic Foundation Grants Now Available to Wisconsin Educator
May 30, 2012
  • Leading Forward to Prevent Bullying
  • Learn five quick anti-bullying tools and enable children to communicate better under stress
  • Cashton Schools Bullying Lip Dub
  • Are your children on Facebook?
  • Suicide Prevention Resources
  • AWSA News - Retiree Recogniti
May 16, 2012
  • 2011-12 Legislative Session Recap
  • Pilot Schools Needed: Educator Effectiveness System
  • Confusion Over Technical Diploma
  • School Law Online Resources for School Administrators
  • New Building Administrators Program
  • Retiree Recognition
  • A Brave New World-Wi
May 1, 2012
  • Wisconsin Farm to School: Linking the Land with the Lunchroom
  • First-Ever Green Ribbon Schools in Wisconsin
  • Nutritious, Delicious Wisconsin - Resources from DPI
  • Important Appellate Court Decision Relating To Due Process Rights of Former Student
  • SLATE C
April 16, 2012
  • Educator Effectiveness Legislation Passes: Member Briefings Scheduled
  • Who Are You Going to Ask? Try the Principal's Helpline
  • March is Middle Level Education Month
  • AWSA 2012 Elections
  • Convention Call for Proposals
April 3, 2012
  • 2012 Principals of the Year
  • Educator Effectiveness Briefing for Administrators
  • Seclusion and Physical Restraint Bill Becomes Law
  • AWSA Election
  • NEW Services for Members
  • Universal Membership
  • Summer Professional Development
  • Free Portrait of George Was
March 20, 2012
  • Educator Effectiveness Legislation Passes: Member Briefings Scheduled
  • Who Are You Going to Ask? Try the Principal's Helpline
  • March is Middle Level Education Month
  • AWSA 2012 Elections
  • Convention Call for Proposals
March 6, 2012
  • Draft Rules Regarding Maximum Base Wage Increase Sent to Governor
  • 2011 Wisconsin Act 84: Best Practices for Misconduct Referrals under § 115:31
  • Wisconsin Prepares for Common Core Standards and Next Generation Assessment
  • Growing Our Own -
  • Providing pro
February 21, 2012
  • To Grade or Not to Grade
  • Open Enrollment Update
  • The Year of the Bad Teacher Boogeyman
  • Two Recent Cases of Interest: State Expulsion Law – Constitutional? and Breast Cancer Awareness Apparel Rights
February 7, 2012
  • Open Enrollment Window and Changes
  • Top 10 Things Every Administrator Should Know About the McKinney-Vento Act and Educating Homeless Children and Youth
  • Black History Month
  • 2011-2012 Middle Schools of Excellence Named
  • A Call for Help
January 24, 2012
  • Statewide Student Information System (SSIS) Update
  • Recent Legislative Changes of Particular Interest to Administrators
  • David Mueller Named Wisconsin Associate Principal of the Year
  • AWSA Launches weConnect!
  • New ADA Guidance
January 10, 2012
  • Ray McNulty at LCC Last Fall
  • Annual Contract Review
  • Joe Schroeder Named AWSA Associate Executive Director
  • School Improvement Means Hiring and Developing Great Teachers
  • Professional Learning Communities for Administrators
  • Using Twitter for 24/7 Profes

2011 Issues

December 13, 2011
  • Professional Learning Communities and Their Impact on Student Achievement
  • Four Keys to Leading in Tough Times
  • 2011 Annual Convention Resources
  • NAESP and ASSISTments
November 15, 2011
  • Survey Data Shows Effects of Cuts to Education
  • Guns in Schools? New Statute Alert
  • Support from Retired Members
November 2, 2011
  • Adding Technology to Education
  • Presidents Message: Balance in the New Landscape
  • Military Spouse Honors Oshkosh Principal and School With Patriot Award
  • Data Analysis for Professional Staff Development
  • Seeking Principal of the Year Nominations
October 18, 2011
  • Above and Beyond
  • Designing School Improvement to Enhance Classroom Climate for All Students
  • An Update from Wisconsin's NAESP Coordinator
  • 2011-2012 Exemplary Middle Schools
  • The Charles Schulz Philosophy
  • AWSA Position Opening
October 4, 2011
  • Meet Josh Sundquist
  • NCLB Accountability Waiver Process Announced
  • Emergency Rules Regarding Union Certification in School Districts
  • Member Highlight: AWSA Member Schools Recognized Nationally as Blue Ribbon Schools
  • Schoolwide Implementation Review (SIR
September 20, 2011
  • "Sit and Get" Won't Grow Dendrites: 20 Professional Learning Strategies That Engage the Adult Brain
  • Back to School Refresher Course
  • PI 34's Impact on Your School
  • Thoughts to Ponder
September 6, 2011
  • Back to School Message from Jim Lynch
  • Best Practices to Next Practices: A New Way of "Doing Business" for School Transformation
  • Supporting Your New Teachers
  • Member Highlight: iCan Integrate Technology In My School
August 23, 2011
  • The World Has Changed
  • All Principals Should Be Tech Savvy
  • AWSA Staffing Update
  • 2011 Principal Partnership Wrap-Up
  • DPI's ELO Committee Update