Edie Urness-Pondillo earned her bachelor's degree in secondary education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her master's in English literature from Middle Tennessee State University. She spent more than 30 years in the public school classroom, teaching literature and writing, as well as advising yearbook, newspaper, and GSA clubs. After spending the last 18 years teaching high school outside Nashville, TN, Edie and her husband moved back to Wisconsin to be closer to family in 2018.

She is the Office Operations membership staff for the PLATO program and can be reached at 608 262-5823 or through e-mail at:

Louise Fowler handles financial records and bookkeeping for PLATO. She joined the office staff in 2014, after retiring from 15 years teaching in the Distance Education Professional Development area at UW-Madison Continuing Studies.

Contact Louise at

Updated 6/26/2018.

PLATO is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in association with:

For more information about PLATO, contact:

Edie Urness-Pondillo
UW-Madison Continuing Studies
21 N. Park St, 7th Floor, Madison, WI 53715
Phone: 608-262-5823
Fax: 608-265-4555

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