WELCOME TO NORTH!
Welcome to the start of another wonderful year at NMS. 6th graders - welcome! You will love it here. 7th & 8th graders - welcome back!!! This is my 13th year teaching at North. I am looking forward to an exciting year and am especially looking forward to working with you.
This year I co-teach reading and language arts with Mrs. Selin 2nd and 3rd hours. I will also co-teach math with Mrs. Kraft 4th hour. During 6th and 7th hours I will be going between Mrs. Stein's and Mrs. Kolz's classroom. You may see me pop in and out of your class at other times during the day.
The quickest way to reach me is via my email (email@example.com). You many also try to reach me by phone at 262-255-8450 x2141. Please leave a message and I will return your call as soon as possible. Please dont hesitate to contact me with any questions..
I received my bachelors degree in Psychology and Educational Studies from Denison University in 1997. I enrolled in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukees Post-Baccalaureate Certification program in 2000 and earned my teacher certification in 2003. I received my Masters of Education from UWM in June, 2004.
ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK & SEMINARS
Carnegie Institute, Summer 2015
Teach Well, Learn Well: RtI - Summer 2012
Assignment Homework: Where, When & Why - Summer 2012
The Culturally Competent Educator - Summer 2012
Gender Matters: How Boys and Girls Learn - Spring 2012
Align by Design Conference - Summer 2011
Mentoring New Teachers - Spring 2009
Introduction to Wilson Reading Systems - Fall 2007
Handle with Care Certification - Fall 2006
Alcohol and Other Drugs Abuse (AODA) Certification - Spring 2004
PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS / PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Who's Who Among America's Teachers
8th grade Washington, D.C. trip leader - 2014-present
PBIS / Behavior Team Member - 2013-present
District Assistive Technology Committee - 2009-present
District Special Education Committee - 2005-present
New Teacher Mentor - 2012-13 and 2013-14 school year
Gradual Release Team Member - 2013-14 school year
RtI Team Member - 2012-13
District Special Education Strategic Plan Committee Member - 2011-12
Practicum student Mentor - Spring 2011
PBIS Steering Committee Member - 2011-2012
Faculty Advisory Team Member - 2010-2012
Data Retreat Team Member - 2006-2012 (chair 2011-12).
Board of Directors for Menomonee Falls Education Association - 2005-2009
Sunshine Committee - 2006-2009