Talent & Education

Partners in Education


Identifying, developing, and supporting education 

Partners in Education convenes leaders from business, nonprofit, K-12, and post-secondary education, to facilitate discussions and foster partnerships that lead to enhanced opportunities for all students across Northeastern Wisconsin. Our mission is to be the lead program for identifying, developing, and supporting education & business to help all learners prepare for productive community lives and strengthen the economic vitality of the region.  


Partners in Education Schools

Algoma School District | Ashwaubenon School District | Denmark School District | Green Bay Area Catholic Education | Green Bay Area Public Schools | Howard-Suamico School District | Kewaunee School District | Luxemburg-Casco School District | Northeastern Wisconsin Lutheran High School | Pulaski Community School District | Unified School District of De Pere | School District of West De Pere | Seymour Community School District | St. Joseph School | Oneida Nation School District | Wrightstown Community School District | Bellin College | Northeast Wisconsin Technical College | St. Norbert College | University of Wisconsin-Green Bay


Board of Directors 

Chair | Damian LaCroix, Howard-Suamico School District  
Vice-Chair | Anthony Steffek,Davis & Kuelthau, S.C.


Michael Alexander, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay  

Karmen Lemke, Catholic Charities  

Jeff Bard, Aurora  

Monica McClure, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast WI

Vicki Bayer, Green Bay Area Public Schools

Kim Pahlow, Syble Hopp School

Sarah Beckman, Achieve Brown County

Bill Panella, Rasmussen University-Green Bay

Kellie Bohn, Seymour School District

Melanie Parma, Somerville Architects & Engineers

Carla Buboltz, Wrightstown Community School District 

Dave Pisani, Camera Corner Connecting Point

Kim Desotell, G.R.A.C.E.  

Kathryn Rogalski, Northeastern Wisconsin Technical College  

Jo-Ellen Fairbanks-Schutz, Luxemburg-Casco School District

Missy Schmeling, Encompass  

Scott Fritz, Kewaunee School District  

Jamila Seaton, UnitedHealthcare  

Luke Goral, Denmark School District  

Artly Skenandore, Oneida Nation

Tom Hedge, Foth (retired)  

Jill Sobieck, United Way of Brown County 

Adam Jackson, Humana  

Allison Space, Pulaski Community School District  

Lisa Kogan-Praska, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Green Bay

Chris Thompson, Unified School District of De Pere 

Dennis Krueger, School District of West De Pere

Colleen Timm, CESA 7

Steve Krueger, Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry, S.C.

Kurt Weyers, Ashwaubenon School District  

Annette Krutz, WE Energies/WPS 

Chad Wiegand, Schreiber

Bec Kurzynske, M3 Insurance  

Jay Zollar, WLUK FOX 11 



For more information about Partners in Education and how to get involved, contact Eric Vanden Heuvel at evandenheuvel@greatergbc.org