FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12/14/18 CONTACT: Adams Friendship Area School District Phone Number: 608-339-3213 On the Web: www.afasd.net DWD Communications, 608-266-2722 On the Web: http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/dwd/news.htm On Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/WIWorkforce On Twitter: @WIWorkforce Adams-Friendship Area School District Awarded Teacher Training and Development Grant from the Department of Workforce Development Teacher training and development to enhance student education The Adams-Friendship Area School District was awarded a Wisconsin Fast Forward (WFF) Teacher Training and Development Grant for $192,000 by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD). The grant will be used to train up to 17 educators in the area of Special Education and Science . The Adams-Friendship Area School District is proud to receive this grant from the Department of Workforce Development. This will have a direct impact on improving our student performance and raise the professional acumen of our staff. In total, DWD presented $3,553,622.15 to 32 school districts to license more than 370 teachers in various academic areas, including special education, career and technical education, general education, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). "An important factor contributing to a student's educational success is the quality of the teaching received," said DWD Secretary Ray Allen. "By empowering our teachers with best practices and fresh strategies on teaching methods, we enhance student learning, all of which will support an accelerated future workforce in Wisconsin." For a full list of grant recipients, please visit http://dwd.wisconsin.gov.  





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