Thank You to Our Sponsors! 

Partner Sponsor

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Nexus Solutions, the exclusive statewide facility planning partner of CESA Purchasing, is 100% focused on supporting PK-12 education clients. We develop long-term facility plans that produce accurate budgets and realistic funding tools, while our comprehensive community engagement process generates broad-based support across stakeholder groups. Call Kevin Hickman today at 608.400.3708 to discuss eliminating surprises during your facility planning and communication effortsVisit Website.  

Networking Sponsor

#SocialSchool4EDU provides full social media management, offers an intensive Social Media Bootcamp, and runs a vibrant online community that provides ongoing professional development for school social media champions. Visit Website. 

Award Sponsor

Blackboard is a leading EdTech company, serving higher education, K-12, business and government clients around the world. We connect a deep understanding of education with the power of technology to continuously push the boundaries of learning. Our mission is to advance learning together with the world's education community, so that all learners, educators and institutions can realize their goals today and prepare for tomorrow. Visit Website

Friends of WSPRA

CD Smith Logo From early childhood and K-12 to Higher Education, C.D. Smith has over 85 years of diverse experience building state-of-the-art educational facilities. Our construction experts develop a complete understanding of each client’s educational and facility goals to deliver academic excellence that stretches far beyond the classroom. From the physical school buildings to the athletic complexes surrounding them, we understand the space constraints, complicated schedules and limited finances that impact facilities projects. Our team adds value and minimizes clients’ risk by estimating early and accurate costs, limiting disruptions to school operations and creating safe construction zones. Visit Website. 

CGSchmidt LogoCG Schmidt, a family-owned company since 1920, is a leader in quality construction management, general construction, and design-build services with offices in Milwaukee and Madison. The company serves the Midwest in the markets of education, healthcare, senior living, corporate, industrial, community, and religious facilities. For more information, please visit the company’s website at

CMS LogoCMS4Schools from CESA 6 partners with you to identify communication challenges within your schools and solve them through improved website experiences, proactive and timely app notifications, and integrated notification solutions. We help you communicate the awesome things your students and staff are doing through easy to use, efficient, and budget conscious tools. Better organize, better share and better engage with your school community today! Visit Website.

DD Communications Logo We are a team of experienced communication specialists who can help your school district with a range of services. DD Communication Services provides strategic communication, public relations, and marketing support for educational and non-profit organizations. We help your organization bridge internal or external communication gaps, help strengthen existing communication efforts within your organization, and can support your district or organization with special campaigns such as referendums, enrollment campaigns, opening or closing schools, etc. Your first hour of consultation is always free! Please contact us to see if we are a good fit for your organization! Visit Website.

The Donovan Group Logo The Donovan Group is a public relations and marketing firm that offers a wide variety of services, including consulting, coaching, communications planning, referendum assistance, surveys, video production, media relations, content creation, editing, and graphic design. Its services include a 24/7 hotline staffed 365 days a year and live crisis communications counsel provided by experienced crisis communications professionals. Its team delivers custom talking points, parent letters, news releases, social media posts and other written content when school leaders must communicate quickly. Visit Website. 

EAU Logo Eppstein Uhen Architects (EUA) is best known for designing environments that elevate people’s potential. Nearly 180 employees in MilwaukeeMadison and Denver demonstrate unparalleled commitment to the markets, communities and clients they serve. The respected 114-year-old firm specializes in several markets including educationworkplaceindustrialhealthcaresenior livingmixed-usecommunity and science + technologyVisit Website. 

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Findorff’s education team serves the K-12 market by partnering with schools to help them identify facility goals and construct quality buildings that enhance the learning experience. Visit Website. 


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I am a graphic designer that has worked with school districts throughout the state of Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois, for the past 10 years. I support and compliment the story—visually, applying the importance of functional graphic design. Over the years, I have worked on various client needs, specializing in visual brand development. I always take on a new challenge with a positive focus, and try to find the best solution for my customer. Please find me at WSPRA’s Fall Conference or email me. I will be happy to speak with you about my services and how I can support your district. 

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HSR Associates has 68 years of experience providing high-quality, innovative educational design and construction services for many K-12 districts and higher education facilities throughout Wisconsin and the tri-state region. Our in-house education team includes architectural, interior design, engineering, and construction administration professionals who partner with you throughout the entire design and construction process. For additional information about our in-house services and project portfolio, please visit 

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Miron has served 100+ districts and provides comprehensive services: facilities and referendum planning, preconstruction, and construction management. Our education team has guided districts through 65 successful referenda totaling over $1 billion. Visit Website. 


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Somerville is one of Wisconsin’s largest employee-owned architecture and engineering design firms. We are known for providing innovative, sustainable and value-added solutions to our clients. With more than 1,200 projects for over 100 education clients, Somerville boasts a portfolio few firms can match. We are dedicated to our clients’ success, utilizing the latest technology in our profession, and are devoted to the stewardship the communities we work inVisit Website.