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  • UW-Extension Waukesha County
    515 W Moreland Blvd AC G22
    Waukesha, WI 53188
    Phone: 262-548-7770
    Fax: 262-548-7787
    Office Hours: M-F, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    Contact Information:
    Jerry Braatz 
    Steven Chmielewski 
    Ann 
    Wied

  • Educational Programs


    Title:  Strategic Planning for Non-Profit Organizations 
    Description: A strategically lead organization defines where it wants to be and implements change through an action plan to achieve that desired future. This educational process will assist your organization become more successful in achieving your mission and vision while creating community value.  
    Duration: 
     varies 
    Number of Sessions:   
    varies 
    Cost: 
     TBD
    Contact Info: 
    Contact Steve Chmielewski at schmielewski@ waukeshacounty.gov or (262) 548-7781 or Jerry Braatz at jbraatz@waukeshacounty.gov or (262) 548-7786


    Title:  Downtown Market Analysis 
    Description: A diverse mix of business and community leaders learn about the changing marketplace in their downtown area, identify business and real-estate opportunities and develop strategies to support current and new businesses. Research is then put to work to support small business growth and development and demonstrate the downtown’s economic importance.
    Duration:
      varies 
    Number of Sessions:
       varies 
    Cost:
      TBD
    Contact Info:
     Contact Steve Chmielewski at schmielewski@ waukeshacounty.gov or (262) 548-7781 or Jerry Braatz at jbraatz@waukeshacounty.gov or (262) 548-7786  


    Title:   Community Public Opinion Survey    
    Description
    :  This multi-session educational program works with a diverse group of community stakeholders to clarify data needed, design a survey tool, analyze results, and determine how results may be implemented.  Communities and elected officials gain a new understanding from the survey analysis for data-driven decision making. 
    Duration: 
     varies 
    Number of Sessions:   
    varies 
    Cost: 
     TBD
    Contact Info: 
    Contact Steve Chmielewski at schmielewski@ waukeshacounty.gov or (262) 548-7781 or Jerry Braatz at jbraatz@waukeshacounty.gov or (262) 548-7786


    Title:   Small Business Development Education Programs   
    Description:  Educational programs vary from entrepreneurship skill development to small business retention and expansion.   
    Duration: 
     varies 
    Number of Sessions:   
    varies 
    Cost: 
     TBD
    Contact Info: 
    Contact Steve Chmielewski at schmielewski@waukeshacounty.gov or (262) 548-7781 or Jerry Braatz at jbraatz@waukeshacounty.gov or (262) 548-7786


    Title:   Plan Commission Workshop  
    Description:   Appointment to a local government’s plan commission is an important commitment carrying significant responsibilities. A plan commission workshop can help bridge the knowledge-experience gap and increase commissioner confidence. Workshop topics vary.  
    Duration:  2 to 2 1/2 hours 
    Number of Sessions:   1 session 
    Cost:  TBD
    Contact Info: Contact Ann Wied at awied@waukeshacounty.gov or (262) 548-7788 or Jerry Braatz at jbraatz@waukeshacounty.gov or (262) 548-7786


    Title:   Community Change Circle 
    Description:  
    Community Change Circles provide a unique opportunity for residents to work together to identify a community need or issue and develop/implement an action plan to generate improvements.
    Duration: 
     Approximately 2 hours per session 
    Number of Sessions:   
    4 to 6 sessions 
    Cost: 
     TBD
    Contact Info: 
    Contact Ann Wied at awied@waukeshacounty.gov or (262) 548-7788


  • Civil Rights Statement: University of Wisconsin, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Wisconsin counties cooperating. An EEO/AA employer, University of Wisconsin-Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.