Entries tagged with ‘education’
Nick David '07 is taking the lessons he learned as a student-athlete at Gustavus and passing them on to the next generation as a coach and administrator in the Westonka School District.
Valerie Walker Assistant Professor in Education What classes do you regularly teach? Literacy for the K-12 Teacher; Elementary Social Studies Methods; Elementary Language Arts Methods (and a summer gig called “Economics for the Elementary Teacher”) What’s the best advice about teaching you’ve ever received? Don’t just assign students work–take responsibility for teaching them to go […]
Deb Pitton Professor and Chair in Education What classes do you regularly teach? EDU 399, (Student Teaching Seminar) EDU 368 (AVID tutoring /practicum for secondary ed majors) and Supervision of Student Teachers What’s the best advice about teaching you’ve ever received? Students learn more from doing than from hearing. Tell us about your favorite topic or course […]
Lisa Dembouski Assistant Professor in Education What classes do you regularly teach? I teach people who are learning to be teachers. Toward that goal, my courses include EDU 268:Orientation to the Teaching Profession (J-Term class), EDU 350: Reading in the Content Areas: Multiple Literacies in 21st Century Classrooms, EDU 389: Inclusive Classrooms, and I supervise student […]
Emily Allex ’10 from medical school this spring and started residency in Internal Medicine at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, WI, in July.
Rachel Craig ’11 received her Masters of Library and Information Science in May 2015. She also started a job as an E-Learning Content Specialist at Allen Edmonds Shoe Corporation in June 2015.
John R Nord ’72 started Adler Graduate School in Feb ’15 to earn a MA in Marriage, and Family Therapy. He married Sally Beck on July 11, 2015.
Ashley Gibbs married Ian Paul on July 31, 2015. Ashley teaches kindergarten at Plymouth Creek Elementary, having received an M.A. in Education from Saint Mary’s University in April 2015.
Laura Russell ’11 completed her program requirements at Saint Mary’s University in August and now has a Master of Arts degree in Counseling & Psychological Services. She is beginning the two-year process of becoming a licensed mental health professional. In June, she started working at Fraser as an Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) Mental Health Practitioner.
Andrew Bennett ’05 writes, “I received a M.S. in Cultural Foundations of Education from Syracuse University in 2012. I interned with the Department of Defense Educational Activity in Alexandria, Virginia last summer.”