#PointerNation Welcomes Micki Uppena

Micki Uppena Elementary Library Media Technology Specialist   Hometown: Bloomington, Wisconsin High school graduated from: Bloomington High School College: Micki earned her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education (Pre K-6) with an Early Childhood Minor from UW-Platteville in 1997. From Viterbo University, she earned her Reading Teacher Certification in 2007, her Master’s in Education in 2008, and … Read More

McCoy and King are Kohl Award Winners

The selection committee for the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Scholarship, Fellowship, and Leadership Program announced Tuesday, March 20 the recipients of the 2018 Herb Kohl Foundation awards for students, teachers, and principals. Awards in the amount of $6,000 are being made to 100 teachers, 16 principals, and their schools, and $10,000 scholarships will be given … Read More

Kohl Award Applications Advance to State Level

The Mineral Point Unified School District is proud to announce Middle/High School Instructional Media Specialist and Middle School Reading Teacher Kris McCoy’s, along with Class of 2018 Senior Haakon Schriefer’s, Herb Kohl Fellowship and Scholarship applications have advanced out of CESA #3 and have been forwarded to the state level for consideration. McCoy and Schriefer … Read More

Digital Learning Day celebrated

Mineral Point Schools were proud participants in Digital Learning Day, a worldwide effort to celebrate the added benefits technology can bring to student learning. Kari Kabat, Instructional Technology and Information Specialist at the Elementary, did a fantastic job of documenting the events in her building in this blog: http://libraryengineer.blogspot.com/ Kris McCoy, Instructional Technology and Information … Read More

McCoy selected for DPI LMS Work Group

On February 24 in DeForest, the Department of Public Instruction is convening a Library Media Specialist (LMS) Content Guidelines Work Group with participants that are LMS PK-12 practitioners, LMS educator preparation program providers, and professional organization representatives in Wisconsin. The content guidelines are used by all of the educator preparation programs to prepare Library Media Specialists for Wisconsin’s schools. … Read More