WSU Selected as Partner in Bush Foundation Project to Transform Teacher Preparation
WINONA, Minn. (WSU-UC) - Winona State University is one of 10+ higher education institutions partnering with the Bush Foundation on a $40 million initiative to transform teacher-preparation programs in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. The goal is to deliver 25,000 new, highly effective teachers by 2020.
A news conference with more details of the announcement will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, at the Science Museum of Minnesota, Argon Room, 120 West Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN. Participation via Webcast is possible at the following link: http://proclaim.netbriefings.com/v/?rf=xtiwj&mid=100004 <
WSU will host a live viewing of the news conference on the Winona campus in Maxwell Hall, Room 158. The viewing will be followed at approximately 9:45 a.m. by a local news conference with Sally Johnstone, WSU provost and vice president for academic affairs, and Sally Standiford, dean of the WSU College of Education. Individual interviews with Johnstone, Standiford and educational and community partners in attendance will also be available.
For more information, call University Communications at 507-457-5024.