Meet children’s author Dean Robbins

Enter to win a pass to a Continuing Studies brunch-and-learn featuring Dean Robbins, the award-winning author of the picture book Margaret and the Moon: How Margaret Hamilton Saved the First Lunar Landing. He’ll share the true story of pioneering computer scientist Margaret Hamilton, a math-loving girl who grew up to help NASA put astronauts on the moon.

Enter by Dec 28, 2018

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Join parents, teachers, caregivers, and other youth programming professionals to learn how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addiction challenge, or who is in crisis. Training is offered in a single full-day session or in two half-day sessions.

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2013-2014 Noncredit enrollment at UW–Madison.

Find more than 400 courses and conferences that address your professional development and personal enrichment needs.

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Embodying the Wisconsin Idea

Continuing Studies is committed to delivering meaningful learning experiences to lifelong learners.

“I shall never be content until the beneficent influence of the University reaches every family of the state.”
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Career and education planning

If you are thinking about changing careers or returning to school (regardless of what school) but aren’t sure where to start, staff at Adult Career and Special Student Services can help.

Career and education planning at Continuing Studies

Custom Training

Let us help you develop your team.

Looking for top-quality training tailored to your industry’s needs? UW–Madison Continuing Studies can help.

Custom training at Continuing Studies

Professional Certificates

Build your expertise.

A certificate from UW–Madison Continuing Studies provides proof of your commitment to your profession.

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Our Odyssey Junior program, which is open to children and grandchildren of Odyssey students and alumni, has expanded this year to include over 50 new students. Check out pictures of the children and writing samples from some of the students.

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