New Berlin High School: Entrepreneurial Skills Accelerator

The School District of New Berlin has partnered with UWM’s Lubar Center for Entrepreneurship and our friends at The Commons to give high school students a taste of the world of start-ups. Through a series of pop-up classes and guidance from outside mentors Students teams will take on challenges in one of four areas: Technology, Healthcare, Engineering, and Global.

You can view the full press release here:
iAIDLaunch

and coverage of the story in The Patch here:
http://patch.com/wisconsin/waukesha/collaboration-leads-high-school-entrepreneurial-skills-accelerator-new-berlin

Pewaukee’s Insight program featured on WUWM’s Lake Effect

This morning’s Lake Effect show on WUWM features a piece on Pewaukee High School’s Insight program. We connected Rachel Morello, WUWM’s education reporter with JJ Hesche, who runs the Insight program as part of our efforts to raise the visibility of the innovative work Milwaukee area schools are doing.

You can listen to WUWM’s story here: http://wuwm.com/post/wednesday-lake-effect-suicide-awareness-insight-course-alices-tea-party-exhibit . The piece on Pewaukee starts at 16:00.

Doing great work at your school you’d like others to know about? Let us know and we’ll help get the word out.