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Special events during National Teacher Appreciation Week May 1-5 will recognize 100 years of excellence in teacher education at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The events are part of the university’s yearlong Centennial Celebration.
While Chris Gleason is always glad to hear his middle school band students hit the right musical notes, it’s their curiosity, creativity and joy of learning that make his heart soar as he heads to work each day. The UW-Eau Claire graduate’s passion for teaching, as well as his talent for nurturing and inspiring his students in ways that help them use their gifts to excel in band and in life, has earned him the 2016 Wisconsin Teacher of the Year honor. As the state’s top teacher, he now is in the running for the National Teacher of the Year honors.
Travis Schuh, a 2012 UW-Eau Claire English education graduate, has been honored as an outstanding educator in the greater Green Bay area for his work as a sixth-grade English language arts teacher at Wrightstown Middle School.
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire teacher education program announces the recipients of its 2016 WACTE awards.
UW-Eau Claire has helped 17 students win Fulbright awards in the past 10 years, and the university was named one of the top-producing institutions in the country again this year.
The middle and high school teachers who make up the Chippewa Falls world language department share a passion for languages and for collaboration. Seven of the eight members of the teaching team also are Blugolds.
Bloomer school district employs five UWEC special education alumni within their program. The bond of being a Blugold has helped their team collaborate and succeed as Bloomer Blackhawks.
Brittany Franz, senior majoring in special education, finds the perfect fit through her experiences as an educator in the classroom.
Four Blugolds have studied abroad and experienced cultures around the world on the way to becoming semifinalists for the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.
Like most students, John Schiel likes to spend his down time with friends. The pal he often shares his time with is a friend he met through Best Buddies, a program that pairs Blugolds with adults who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Helping all teens make responsible decisions online and helping parents and educators be partners in those efforts will be the focus of a March 10 presentation by Dr. Justin Patchin, an internationally known expert on cyberbullying, at UW-Eau Claire.
John Schiel is an accomplished Blugold who is eager to talk about his future career as a teacher as well as his passion for triathlons. The elementary education major and math minor is an active member of UW-Eau Claire’s Triathlon Club.
Student Rebecca Lenz reflects on what her practicum experience has taught her on her journey to becoming an educator.
Senior Clarissa Cleven-Peterson, a special education major and theatre education minor, hopes to combine her passions for education and theater to teach kids who need additional support.
Special education major Lauren Stepanik’s experience studying in Alaska through the NSE program has opened doors to multiple experiences and potential career paths.
In an English education methods class, students wrote an explorative story about the restrictive ways in which students are taught to write. The class crafted the story using an ironically nontraditional medium — Twitter.
A UW-Eau Claire program trains undergraduate students to develop and deliver evidence-based interventions to school-aged children who need extra help with their reading. Based on outcome data, the program is a success.
A special education graduate from the class of '82 received the Alumni Distinguished Achievement award from the Blugold Alumni Foundation in December 2015.
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