Position title: Outreach Manager
Phone: (608) 262-1187
Ann Halbach has worked in the School of Education for the past 24 years. Ann started as a Career Consultant in the Education Portfolios and Career Services Office (EPCS), and over 15 years advanced to Interim Director. Ann supervised a staff of fifteen and led EPCS initiatives including career consulting, the Portfolio Project, and Wisconsin Educator Career Access Network (WECAN). In 2014, Ann joined Forward Madison, a high intensity partnership between UW-Madison School of Education and the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) to address educational inequities. Ann was the Program Coordinator for Forward Madison’s Tomorrow’s Educators for Equity in Madison (TEEM) Scholars, a MMSD high school teacher pipeline program. The Forward Madison partnership work moved to the Teacher Education Center in 2018. Currently, on the Teacher Education Center team, Ann manages the data team, administrative processes, and outreach activities to strengthen community partnerships, alumni connections, and support Teacher Education programs and activities.