Wisconsin Public Education Network is honored to be a recipient of the 2018 Friend of Education Award, and invites you to join us in accepting that honor.
The main event in the Capitol Rotunda (from 12-1 pm) will be followed by a reception and #VotePublic action meeting in Room 328 NW of the State Capitol.
Meeting agenda includes: a summary of the main feature of Tony Evers' 2019-2021 budget proposal by Tom McCarthy of DPI; legislative and Blue Ribbon updates, partner updates and reports, VOTE PUBLIC action resources, and a quick,fun collective action opportunity to send a positive message of support for public education to decision-makers while we're in the statehouse. Come for the cake and a light lunch, stay for the fun & get informed and engaged! Old friends and new faces welcome!
WHEN: THURSDAY, SEPT. 20, 2018 Noon-1: State of Education Address and Award Ceremony, Rotunda (additional space on balcony) 1-2: WPEN Reception, 328 NW [cake and sandwiches will be served] 2-3:30: WPEN Meeting & Vote Public Power Hour, 328 NW
WHERE: Wisconsin State Capitol, Madison, WI 53703.
WHO: All Wisconsin Public Education Network partners, public education advocacy team members, and supporters of Wisconsin public schools are invited to attend. This is YOUR award!
Please let us know below whether you're coming for all or part of the festivities so we know how much cake to order.
PARKING TIPS: there's usually space in the open air hourly city parking lot at East Washington and Butler (1 block from the square); there is also limited coin-meter parking on Butler/surrounding streets, and parking ramps at 110 East Wilson St. (Government East Garage) and 214 N. Carroll (State Street Capitol garage).