The 2013 Spring Workshop, “Community Engagement” was held at the UW-Whitewater Innovation Center on Friday, March 8, 2013.
The lineup included:
Community Engagement/Public Participation
Keynote Speaker: Mary Hamel, Trainer for the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2)
What IS true public participation? Is it really valuable to decision-making? Learn key concepts about relevant stakeholders and the critical role they play in public processes.
The Value of Community Engagement in Real Dollars
Speaker: Todd Berry, Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance
Community Engagement Success Stories: Tips, Tactics, and Strategies from Districts That Have Really Done it!
- Deb Kerr, Superintendent and Barb Fleming, Community Relations Coordinator (retired), School District of Brown Deer
- Bill Hughes, Retired Superintendent, Greendale School District
- Bill Foster, President of School Perceptions LLC
They will share practical tips to add to participants’ working knowledge of community engagement tools.
Community Engagement Case Study: Listening to the Voice of the Community to Make Difficult Decisions
Speaker: Dan Olson, District Administrator, Campbellsport School District
Discussion and Conclusion
There is just so much to fit into one day! In this final segment join in the community discussion: What is the next step for your District with community engagement?