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3 Big Things to Know This Week

  1. Your health and wellbeing are important to you and your family. Click here to read about UWEC's year-end schedule and hopefully plan some time off!
  2. Hydroponics have come to campus! Learn more about how Risk Management, Safety & Sustainability worked with University Centers to make it happen.
  3. The Firstsource Support Team is your resource for travel and reimbursement support. Learn how they can help BEFORE your next trip.


This week's Q&A is with Brianna Pender, Children's Nature Academy teacher.

Brianna Pender

Brianna Pender, Children's Nature Academy

What advice would you give to someone just starting their career?

I work in Early Childhood , and my advice for someone entering this career is to embrace your "inner child". Just as the children learn from the teachers, we also learn from them. Be prepared to come in every day ready to play, be silly, explore, and learn to be in the present moment with your students. Every day is a new adventure!

What book would you recommend?

My current favorite book is The Wisdom of Sundays by Oprah Winfrey. If you enjoy uplifting and inspirational messages, that book is for you.

What's your favorite board game?

I love to play Pictionary!

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