The Importance of Educating At-Risk Youth & Alternate Educational Programming

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

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This presentation will cover who are the students at risk of not graduating from high school, why serving at risk students is so important and prevention strategies along with alternative education options that will lead to a high school diploma.


Sherry Holly strives for all students reach their true potential through earning their high school equivalency diploma. Ms. Holly is currently the GED/HSED, Alternative Education Administrator at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. She has been a cross categorical special education teacher at Verona Area High School and Toki Akira Middle School in the Madison Metropolitan School District. Sherry served as the associate principal at McFarland High School and was the Program Manager of the ASVAB Career Exploration Program in Chicago.Sherry completed her PhD coursework at the University of Wisconsin, Madison where she was part of a cohort to close the achievement gap. She holds her Masters of Science in Education Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Wisconsin Madison and her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Workshop Registration Form

Workshop Registration Form

Registration is required for all WI FACETS–sponsored workshops. You may use the form below to register or you may register by contacting Sandra McFarland at 877-374-0511. If you use the form, please make sure to include the title and date of the event you are registering for.

All WI FACETS-sponsored workshops are free.  Requests for any special accommodations must be made at least two weeks prior to the event. Please list any accommodations requested in the “Special Request” box below.