Ascension School teaching staff, 2016-17
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Education: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Abilene Christian University.
I value working with our Ascension community and teaching in a school where I can talk about my faith.
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Education: BA in Elementary Education with Kindergarten Certification College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, Minn. MA in Curriculum and Instruction University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, with English as a Second Language Certification. I have worked in the Catholic, Charter, and the Public School Systems. I have also worked as a Religious Education Director/Faith Formation Coordinator and Youth Minister within the Archdiocese. I value working at Ascension were I can teach the academics and also share my love of the Catholic-Christian Faith.
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Education: Michigan State University, bachelor’s degree in International Relations with a specialization certificate in African Studies. 1 year overseas studies at the University of Zimbabwe. Currently in the Advanced Pastoral Spanish program at the University of St. Thomas.
I am grateful for the opportunity to pray with my students! I value the diversity we have at Ascension, which allows us to learn from one another and prepares our scholars to compete in our global economy.
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Education: BA in Elementary Education from Southwest State University
I value Ascension’s faith-based education.
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Education: Bachelor’s degree from University of Northwestern – St. Paul in Elementary Education and Bible. I am currently attending St. Thomas for my Masters in Curriculum and Instruction.
I enjoy working in a faith filled community and being able to pray with my students.
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Education: BA Elementary Education and Middle School Social Studies from College of St. Catherine
I love working with the students of diverse backgrounds.
Grade 3, #2
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Grade 4 #1
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Grade 5 #1
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Grade 6 #1
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Grade 6 #2
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Grade 7 #1
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Education: Bachelor of Science Elementary Education (Cum Laude)
I love giving children their “aha” moment in Math.
Grade 7 #2, Language Arts
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Education: University of Minnesota – Duluth
I enjoy the small school setting that is focused on students’ achievements and emphasizes getting a higher education.
Grade 8 #1, math/homeroom and Grade 7, Social Studies
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Education: Marquette University Bachelor of Art in History & Secondary Education. Currently enrolled at St. Thomas through the Murray Cohort working on my Masters in Curriculum and Instruction.
I value the sense of community with our school and seeing students mature and grow from kindergarten through 8th grade. I enjoy watching the student grow both socially and academically and building relationship with students, their families and other community members at Ascension School.
Grade 8 #2, Language Arts and American History
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Education: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Bachelor of Science in elementary education. Master of Education in Elementary Education.
I value the close-knit community of staff and scholars committed to a high level of academic and spiritual development.
K-8th grade Technology #1/Assessment Coordinator
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Education: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Minor in Special Education. Enrolled at St. Thomas for my Masters in curriculum and instruction.
I value many things about Ascension. The thing I value most about teaching at Ascension Catholic School is the ability to teach in a way that is most engaging to our scholars. I love being a technology teacher and being able to teach our students skills they need to be successful now and when they are adults.
General Music K-3rd ,6th – 8th , and Choir Director
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Education: Bachelor of Science in Music Education from the University of Minnesota
I love working with the talented and creative students at Ascension School.
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