News & Events

Tues, December 16, 7:30 p.m.
Book Bags will be meeting at the home of Jeanne Kropp.  The book to read is This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper.  Please RSVP to Jeanne

Thurs, December 18, 7:15 p.m.
NFL Book Club will be meeting at the home of Patty Struck.  The book to read is The Feminine Mystique (50th Anniversary Edition) by Betty Friedan. Christine Lidbury will be the discussion leader.  Please RSVP to Patty.

Mon, January 5, 12:00 p.m.
TEMPO Traveler Group
  If you've got the time and want to talk travel, join the TEMPO Traveler Group on the first Monday of each month at Sofra Bistro in Middleton.

Wed, January 7, 5:00 p.m.Tour of Midwest Prototyping As a follow up to our December Luncheon, TEMPO members and guests are invited to take a tour of Midwest Prototyping's 3D printing facility.  If you are interested in car-pooling, please contact Michelle Taschek at or 608-252-4186.  There is no charge for this event.  Please register by Saturday, January 3.  Tour of Midwest Prototyping

Sat, January 10, 9:00 a.m.
TEMPO Breakfast Club: Middleton Hills Branch  Show up at the Prairie Cafe in Middleton Hillls and join us for breakfast, coffee, and conversation, for as long as you wish to stay.  We each pay for ourselves.  Feel free to bring a friend, any friend!

Wed, February 4, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Paint and Sip at Artful Escapes  Paint and sip with your fellow TEMPO sisters!  Enjoy a beverage and appetizer as you are guided by a local professional artist through a series of brush strokes that anyone can follow.  At the end of the event you’ll be amazed at the masterpiece you have created!  No painting experience necessary!  Space is limited so reserve your easel soon!  If space permits, guest will be allowed to sign up after January 15th.

PRICING:  $35 includes appetizers, step-by-step instruction, a 16X20 canvas, and the use of all needed painting supplies (including an apron).  Please register by Monday, February 2.  Paint and Sip at Artful Escapes





TEMPO Madison



Join us on Tuesday, January 13 when we welcome Jen Cheatham from the Madison Metropolitan School District.  Please plan to meet at The Madison Club at 11:30 for networking; we will be seated promptly at 11:55 for lunch.  Your entrée choices are Smoked Turkey Club Sandwich or Grilled Zucchini and Herbed Goat Cheese Club Sandwich.  Please register by Thursday, January 8:  January 2015 Luncheon Registration

Dr. Jennifer Cheatham is the superintendent of the Madison Metropolitan School District. Jennifer's focus is on systemic improvement in urban school districts. Her expertise lies in developing instructional alignment and coherence at every level of a school system aimed at achieving breakthrough results in student learning. Most recently, Jennifer was the Chief of Instruction for Chicago Public Schools. In that role, she led the central office education team in its efforts to support Networks and schools on instructional improvement. She brought to this role a depth of experience in school system reform.  She worked as a Chief Area Officer for Chicago Public Schools, the Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction for San Diego City Schools, and a coach and professional developer for the Bay Area School Reform Collaborative (BASRC). Before joining BASRC, she led a multi-year initiative aimed at improving academic literacy for middle and high school students. She began her career as an 8th grade English teacher.

Education: Ed.D., Harvard University; Ed.M., Harvard University; M.A. in Education, University of Michigan; B.A. in English, DePaul University, Chicago.




Coming in February:  Amy Gannon and Heather Wentler, The Doyenne Group

Join us on Tuesday, February 10 when we welcome Amy Gannon and Heather Wenter from the Doyenne Group.  Please plan to meet at The Madison Club at 11:30 for networking; we will be seated promptly at 11:55 for lunch.  Your entrée choices are Cucumber and Mango Pork Salad or Marinated Tofu Salad.


“Supporting the Next Generation of Women Leaders” from TEMPO Madison on Vimeo.


TEMPO MADISON MAIN_060812_VIMEO sdws.mp4 from TEMPO Madison on Vimeo.

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