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Urban Experience 2011 Group - 2

Are you interested in teaching in an urban setting?  Would you like to broaden your perspective about the education field?

The Urban Experience, offered each Spring through the College of Education and Human Services, would be a great opportunity for you. For over 10 years, Professor Lenore Wineberg has taken more than 110 College of Education and Human Services students to Milwaukee for the Urban Experience. 

Four Days in Milwaukee

This hands-on program provides students with an opportunity to explore an urban school environment through the Milwaukee Public School District by:


In addition to classroom activities, University students participate in several cultural activities to help them understand different social issues and gain a sense of urban life, including:

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2012 Urban Experience will be taking place May 14-18 

Informational Meeting:

Thursday March 15, 2012

8:00 am to 9:00 am (Room N/E 123)

Sign up early - limited to 12 participants

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This program has received a Promising Practice Award by the Wisconsin PK-16 Leadership Council

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Tim Schneider, 2011

Tim Schneider"This experience has made me want to teach in an urban area even more. Seeing the setting the school was in and the children was really eye opening."

Read about Tim's student teaching experience at the COEHS Class is in Session Blog

UPDATE: Schneider went on to student teach in the Milwaukee Public School  District (MPS) in Fall 2011, and has accepted a job as a 4K teacher at MPS.