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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Introducing Fluxx!

by: | May. 24th, 2018 The Skillman Foundation is pleased to announce that we’ve launched a new system for process and management of our grantmaking — Fluxx. The Foundation began this journey a year ago and, as we sunsetted the Good Neighborhoods Initiative, we believed it to be the right time to transition to a […]

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The Future of Work Is Learning

by: The Skillman Foundation | May. 14th, 2018 Today’s workplace is evolving at a dizzying pace. Everything about how and where we get work done and the technology we use to do so is in a state of change, making it difficult to keep up. But staying employed in this constantly changing economy will require […]

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Mourning the Loss of Child & Education Advocate Brian Whiston

by: Tonya Allen | May. 8th, 2018 We are heartbroken to hear that Brian Whiston, Michigan’s state superintendent of schools, has passed away. Brian was a tremendous advocate for children and partner to educators. His passing is a great loss to schools and to families in our state. We will remember his dedication and leadership, […]

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Playworks to Hold Free PlayShop Workshop for Michigan Educators

by: The Skillman Foundation | May. 7th, 2018 In partnership with the Michigan Health Endowment Fund, Playworks Michigan will be offering a free PlayShop course on May 15. The two hour experiential workshop is designed to empower educators to transform recess. The PlayShop will equip attendees with: Tangible group management and conflict resolution tools that can be implemented […]

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Marie Colombo Named Senior Director, Office of the President

by: The Skillman Foundation | May. 1st, 2018 Marie Colombo has been named senior director, Office of the President. Colombo previously held the position of director of evaluation and learning, and has overseen evaluation, learning and performance monitoring activities since joining the Foundation in 2005. In her new role, Colombo focuses on strengthening internal, integrative organizational […]

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