WHSD Awarded Teacher Training and Development Grant

The Wisconsin Heights School District was awarded a Wisconsin Fast Forward (WFF) Teacher Training and Development Grant for $67,233.00 by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD). The grant will be used to train up to five teachers in the area of Cross-Categorical Special Education and Library Media.

Jordan Sinz, District Administrator for Wisconsin Heights, stated, “The Wisconsin Heights School District would like to thank the DWD for their approval of our grant application. The District would also like to recognize the efforts of our middle/high school principal, Mrs. Elizabeth Dostal for her efforts to write and submit an award-winning grant application. We look forward to supporting the growth of future teachers as we provide a high-quality education for all students!”

In total, DWD presented $3,553,622.15 to 32 school districts to license more than 370 teachers in various academic areas, including special education, career, and technical education, general education, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).

“An important factor contributing to a student’s educational success is the quality of the teaching received,” said DWD Secretary Ray Allen. “By empowering our teachers with best practices and fresh strategies on teaching methods, we enhance student learning, all of which will support an accelerated future workforce in Wisconsin.”

For a full list of grant recipients, please visit http://dwd.wisconsin.gov

Press release for Teacher Training grant