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UW-Platteville Continuing Education Launches Certified Financial Planning Certificate Program

Authored on: Oct 10, 2020, Written by: Stephen Kelley
The UW-Platteville Continuing Education Institute is pleased to announce a new partnership that will give students the ability to advance their careers by acquiring the knowledge and requirements needed to sit for the CFP® Certification Exam. Starting in October, Continuing Education Institute will begin offering Dalton Education’s CFP® Certification preparation curriculum.

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UW-Platteville expands cannabis-related offerings to include agriculture and horticulture certificate

Authored on: Oct 10, 2020, Written by: Stephen Kelley
Based on overwhelming interest, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Continuing Education Institute is pleased to announce the expansion of its cannabis-related certificates to include an Agriculture and Horticulture Certificate program.

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UW-Platteville Continuing Education welcomes alumna back as childcare instructor

Authored on: Oct 10, 2020, Written by: Eric Herbst
When it comes to education, not many can say they have experience performing the roles of both student and teacher at the same university—yet this is exactly the case for Danielle Niermann. In 2007, Niermann graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. This experience instilled in Niermann a passion for lifelong learning, a drive that was further developed by a community of support.

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Pioneer Spotlight: Demi Vetesnik

Authored on: Sep 09, 2020, Written by: Eric Herbst
After growing up in Canada, Demi Vetesnik, program manager for the UW-Platteville Continuing Education Institute, made the jump to the United States for college when a soccer scholarship led her to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. In 2019, she joined the CEI team at UW-Platteville Richland Center. As part of her responsibilities, Vetesnik provides quality programming for the community she now lives in.

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Get involved this fall with the UW-Platteville Continuing Education Institute

Authored on: Sep 09, 2020, Written by: Eric Herbst
This fall, lifelong learners will have even more opportunities to grow both personally and professionally, as the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Continuing Education Institute is offering a number of enticing new courses – with an exciting new twist.

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UW-Platteville first in state to offer cannabis-related certificates

Authored on: Sep 09, 2020, Written by: UW-Platteville Communications
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Continuing Education Institute has announced three certificate programs related to one of the fastest-growing industries in the nation: cannabis. The certificates are offered in partnership with Green Flower, a national leader in cannabis education.

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World-renowned experts present to educators and caregivers at interactive, virtual 2020 Early Childhood Seminar

Authored on: Aug 08, 2020, Written by: Stephen Kelley
Early childhood educators, parents and caregivers from across the country will have the opportunity to attend this year's University of Wisconsin-Platteville's Early Childhood Seminar on Saturday, Oct. 10. For the first time, the event, which is traditionally held on the UW-Platteville campus, will allow participants to connect virtually.

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UW-Platteville announces new partnership; offers nine new courses to California childhood educators

Authored on: Aug 08, 2020, Written by: Stephen Kelley
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville announces a new partnership with the California Curriculum Alignment Project (CAP). The partnership recognizes that UW-Platteville’s curriculum meets the high standards of the CAP, allowing California’s early childhood educators to take advantage of UW-Platteville’s innovative and engaging online courses.

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UW-Platteville Continuing Education Institute offers exciting fall programs at a distance

Authored on: Aug 08, 2020, Written by: Stephen Kelley
This year, the Continuing Education Institute’s extensive schedule of programs will all be virtual, but no less valuable, for its diverse audience of learners. Hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and its branch campuses in Baraboo Sauk County and Richland Center, learners will continue to receive the human connection and interaction they expect from CEI’s exceptional community and professional classes, now experienced from the convenience and safety of home.

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Sign up for UW-Platteville’s Alumni Mentorship Program

Authored on: Jul 07, 2020, Written by: Eric Herbst
We all know earning a degree is important for enhancing one’s career, but it’s not the only step students can take to better position themselves for success. Knowledge of the workplace and the ability to make strong connections can prove just as valuable, which is why the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is pleased to offer the Alumni Mentee-Mentor Program—a resource for those seeking additional support outside of their studies.

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Pioneer Profiles: Clint Nemitz

Authored on: Jul 07, 2020, Written by: Eric Herbst
As the lead admissions specialist for the Center for Distance Learning, Clint Nemitz works with his team to connect prospective students with their desired academic programs.

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Accelerate your career with a UW-Platteville Organizational Change Leadership master’s degree

Authored on: Jul 07, 2020, Written by: Michael Sullivan, Ph.D., M.S., M.A.

What does it take to lead change in the 21st century workplace?  I remember my first time being trained on how to lead change while working for a U.S. automobile manufacturer.


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Virtual peer learning

Authored on: Jun 06, 2020, Written by: Author:  Deborah Laurel | Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer, The Peer Learning Institute 
Instructor, UW-Platteville Peer Learning Workshops
Although virtual teams and collaboration have been in practice in recent years as an extension and addition to traditional work processes, the recent pandemic has turned auxiliary virtual into a permanent feature of how we live and work. Learning and professional development are no exception.

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The Business Process Re-Engineering Opportunity 

Authored on: Jun 06, 2020, Written by: Mary Bjustrom | Process Re-Engineering Manager, Boeing Commercial Airplanes (retired) 
Instructor, UW-Platteville Business Re-Engineering Workshop
Methodology and guidance have significantly evolved since MIT Professor Michael Hammer published his first business process re-engineering article in the July-August, 1990, Harvard Business Review.

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CliftonStrengths® to improve remote team performance 

Authored on: Jun 06, 2020, Written by: Bill Holder, PE | Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach
I’m inspired by the people around me that are using their CliftonStrengths to pull their remote teams together and do great work. I want to share a few examples in the hope that they inspire you and your team. 

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UW-Platteville re-inventing youth summer camps virtually

Authored on: Jun 06, 2020, Written by: UW-Platteville Continuing Education staff
The UW-Platteville Continuing Education Institute is re-inventing its summer youth series, rolling out 11 virtual camps in place of its traditional face-to-face offerings.

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Hansen looks forward to leading Professional Studies

Authored on: May 05, 2020, Written by: Eric Herbst
On May 12, Dr. Susan Hansen stepped into the role of interim dean for the Division of Professional Studies, which together is comprised of Continuing, Distance, and Online Graduate offerings. Previously, Hansen served as the associate vice chancellor of Academic Affairs at UW-Platteville, among other leadership roles.

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UW-Platteville Continuing Education Institute’s free webinar series offers essential knowledge during pandemic

Authored on: May 05, 2020, Written by: Stephen Kelley
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Continuing Education Institute is providing a new, free resource to further its mission of nurturing lifelong learners during the COVID-19 pandemic. Happening right now, the Continuing Education Institute is offering the LearnForward series. It features six free online workshops, with local experts sharing valuable knowledge and leading conversations on relevant current topics in both the community and corporate worlds.

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Lancaster Community Fund to sponsor scholarships for College for Kids and Middle University

Authored on: Feb 02, 2020, Written by: Tamera Bradley

The Charles “Sonny” Tiedemann Charitable Fund awarded $1,000 to the UW-Platteville College for Kids program during the Lancaster Community Grant presentation ceremony held at Vesperman Farms. The check was received by Jessica Munz, program manager.


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Platteville Community Fund awards scholarships for College for Kids and Middle University

Authored on: Feb 02, 2020, Written by: Tamera Bradley

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville College for Kids program was granted $700 from the Robert and Marian Graham Community Fund, which will provide full scholarships for seven students to attend the 2020 program.


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Early Childhood Conference set for March 14

Authored on: Jan 01, 2020, Written by: Tamera Bradley
On Saturday, March 14, UW-Platteville's Continuing Education Institute will host its Early Childhood Conference, an annual conference where participants will enjoy a day of learning networking, and collaborating with others within the early childhood education field.

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Wisconsin history comes alive

Authored on: Nov 11, 2019, Written by: UW-Platteville Continuing Education
You never know when inspiration might strike. For Mark Tully, it came in 1969 during a family tour of Gettysburg, Washington D.C., and other U.S. historic sites. Nearly five decades later, the power of history coming to life through reenactment still influences Tully and his Continuing Education course, “Wisconsin History—From Discovery to Statehood.”

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Division of Professional Studies to host divisional open house

Authored on: Nov 11, 2019, Written by: Eric Herbst
On Wednesday, Nov. 20, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Division of Professional Studies will host an open house and block party showcasing its many offerings to the public.

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Romilia Schlueter joins team of early childhood educators

Authored on: Oct 10, 2019, Written by: UW-Platteville Continuing Education
Romilia Schlueter has joined the team of early childhood educators for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Early Childhood Education Program, which is provided through the Continuing Education Institute.

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Date set for nature-based early learning forum

Authored on: Aug 08, 2019, Written by: Tammy Bradley

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville announced today that early learning educators and childcare operators from around the state will come together on Saturday, Oct.