WISCONSIN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
JOINS PARTNERS IN EDUCATION
De Pere, WI, June 4, 2008 -- The Wisconsin International School will be joining the other public and private schools of the ten area school districts as a member of Partners in Education. In addition, Stanley W. Way, Head of School, will be joining the Partners in Education Executive Board. “I am honored to join Partners in Education and advance its mission to prepare students for productive community life and careers,” said Way.
“Green Bay is growing in its diversity as well as its challenges,” said Paul Jadin, President of the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce. “The local business community applauds the vision that the International School is implementing as it will certainly enhance our brand and improve our ability to develop our future workforce.”
“The business community’s support of our School is an important foundation of our success,” said Wesley Garner, Vice President of Wisconsin International School, President of Great Lakes Calcium Corp, and a Chamber of Commerce member. “Area businesses recognize that Wisconsin International School is an educational alternative in our community that will appeal to a growing population of internationally-minded families.”
About Partners in Education
Partners in Education, the educational arm of the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, works with the ten area school districts to provide a link between businesses, educators and community organizations. Funding for Partners in Education programming, such as scholarships for post-secondary schools and teen leadership training programs, is derived from the Golden Apple Award event. This annual recognition of Green Bay Area teachers celebrates quality educators with high standards of professionalism, leadership, and innovation in teaching.
About Wisconsin International School
Wisconsin International School (WIS) is an independent pre-K through 8th grade school, which will open in the fall of 2008 in West De Pere.Offering an age-appropriate, rigorous curriculum, WIS inspires active learning and instills the principles of responsible global citizenship. Students master skills in English, language arts, mathematics, science, history, social sciences, foreign language, physical education and fine arts. WIS is the only independently operated school with no religious affiliation in Brown County welcoming students of all ethnic, racial, religious and socio-economic backgrounds.For more information, please go to: www.wisinternationalschool.com or call 920.632.7368.