Efforts to boost nursing workforce, Immersive Menominee language school opens

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The WisCaregiver Careers program is expanding to address certified nursing assistant shortages. We also hear from two educators at an immersive Menominee language charter school that opened last week in northern Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • Update on WisCaregivers Careers program

    In response to a certified nursing assistant workforce shortage, Gov. Tony Evers recently announced the expansion of the WisCaregiver Careers program. We get an update on the workforce development program as well as learn about the CNA career path.

  • Kaehkēnawapatāēq (We learn by observing)

    After centuries of forced cultural assimilation imposed by European settlers, 65 Native American languages have gone extinct and another 75 are endangered. We talk with Menominee Nation educators about an immersive Menominee language charter school aimed at preserving tribal culture.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Kate Battiato Guest
  • Waqnahwew Benjamin R. Grignon Guest
  • Kākekāēcewan Kara Besaw Guest

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