Students & Leaders Network is a nonprofit organization committed to providing students with career guidance through regular conversations with recognized leaders in a spectrum of fields.
We want to provide educators with another tool for their students.
September of 2010 marked the beginning of Students & Leaders Network.
Total Student Participation: 148,765
Live - 10,025 Streamed - 138,740
This effort, over 12 semesters, has resulted in over 10,025 students participating in 453 live, 30-minute sessions, and 247 videos available on the web site for use by educators, (stream to a classroom) students and the general public. Educators streamed web archived videos to 138,740 classroom students.
Educator and Student Evaluation Results
A total of 75% of evaluations from educators and students were returned. Students and educators were asked to rate the presenters in 6 categories.
The evaluation results:
Educator response: 99% Strongly Agree/Agree
Student response: 87% Strongly Agree/Agree 13% Disagree/Strongly Disagree
The success of this effort is the result of many individuals and organizations that provided the expertise, support and assistance to develop and implement the concept.
Organizations that support the concept include:
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction • Wisconsin Association of School Boards • Wisconsin Association of School Board Administrators • American Federation of Teachers • Wisconsin Education Association Council • Greater Milwaukee Committee • WPS Health Insurance • Great Lakes Inc. • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants • University of Wisconsin School of Education and School of Pharmacy • among others.
Numerous individuals have made valuable contributions to this project, view this list of Friends...
Support provided by Financial Literacy Resource Center of Department of Financial Institutions (DFI). To ensure the safety and soundness of Wisconsin's financial institutions, to protect consumers of financial services, and to facilitate economic growth in Wisconsin by ensuring access to capital for Wisconsin's entrepreneurs.
Wisconsin Automobile and Truck Dealers Association. Since 1929, WATDA has been dedicated to serving the car and truck dealers' needs in Wisconsin.
Wal-Mart and the Wal-Mart Foundation are committed to helping people live better through philanthropic efforts. By operating globally and giving back locally, Walmart is uniquely positioned to address the needs of the communities it serves and make a significant social impact within its core areas of giving.
Alliant Energy Corporation is a Midwest energy company that provides electric and natural gas services to 1.4 million customers and communities throughout Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Alliant currently has nearly 4,000 employees working across its service territory.