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Society Education Staff

Need help? Have questions? The Education team is as close as your e-mail, telephone or snail mail. We'll brainstorm ideas for your home, classroom, campus, or district and help you make the most of Wisconsin history. We're here for your K12-Adult education needs.

 

Vaunce Ashby, Director of Education

 Vaunce Ashby, Director of Education

Vaunce Ashby

Director of Education

vaunce.ashby@wisconsinhistory.org

608-261-1039

Contact Vaunce for information about:

  • Society-wide education programming
  • Increasing statewide impact for underserved and minority communities
  • Diversity and multicultural professional development opportunities

 

Kurt Griesemer, Coordinator of Primary Education

Kurt Griesemer, Coordinator of Primary Education

Kurt Griesemer

Coordinator of Primary Education

kurt.griesemer@wisconsinhistory.org

608-264-6547

Contact Kurt for information about:

  • 4th grade history textbook, "Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story" and other books for young readers
  • Curriculum for K-5 educators
  • Professional development opportunities for K-5 educators

 

 

Ashleigh Herrera

Assistant Educator

ashleigh.herrera@wisconsinhistory.org

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 Ashleigh Herrera, Assistant Educator 

 

608-264-6547

Contact Ashleigh for information about:

  • Hands on History

 

 


Jenny Kalvaitis

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Jenny Kalvaitis, Coordinator of Secondary Education

 

Coordinator of Secondary Education 

jennifer.kalvaitis@wisconsinhistory.org

608-264-6564

Contact Jenny for information about:

  • National History Day
  • Society Library and Archives research field trips
  • Educational resources for middle- and high-school students
  • Professional development opportunities for teachers of 6th-12th grade students

 

 

Courtney Rodriguez

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Courtney Rodriguez, Assistant Coordinator of National History Day in Wisconsin

 

Assistant Coordinator of National History Day in Wisconsin

courtney.rodriguez@wisconsinhistory.org

608-264-6487

Contact Courtney for information about:

  • National History Day
  • Society Library and Archives research field trips

 

 

 

 

 


 

Tanika Wilson-Kromah, Coordinator of Adult Education

Tanika Apaloo, Coordinator of Adult Education

Tanika Apaloo

Coordinator of Adult Education

tanika.apaloo@wisconsinhistory.org

608-264-6500

Contact Tanika for information about:

  • Speakers Bureau scheduling and information
  • Adult education programming
  • Professional development opportunities for adult educators

 

Wisconsin Historical Museum

 


Museum Education

museumeducation@wisconsinhistory.org

608-264-6557

Contact the Museum for information about:

  • Museum field trips
  • Museum educational programming
  • Tours at the Wisconsin Historical Museum on Madison's Capitol Square

Contact the Education Team

Education 
Wisconsin Historical Society
4th floor - 816 State Street
Madison, WI 53706
education@wisconsinhistory.org

Have questions? Contact education@wisconsinhistory.org.