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Jean is currently teaching 5th grade at State Road Elementary School in La Crosse, WI. She has taught in La Crosse since 1996 and in Chicago for three years prior to that. In 2008 she received a Top Notch Teacher Award and in 2011 she graduated with a Master of Professional Education Degree from UW-La Crosse. The title of her Action Research Work is “Differentiating Instruction in 5th Grade Mathematics.” For the past two years, Jean has combined the challenges of graduate school, a full time teaching job, and parenting sons Robert and Charles. Billie Finco says that Jeanie’s passion for learning is rooted in a desire to see her own students achieve at the highest levels.
Congratulations to our graduate, Weston Glasbrenner!
Weston Glasbrenner, recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching!
Congratulations to our graduate, Katy Smith!
Katy Smith, Minnesota Teacher of the Year! 2011
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Congratulations to our graduate, Bradley Markhardt!
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2010 ME-PD Learning Community Conference- WKBT News
Top state educator gets presidential treatment
- University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, College of Liberal Studies 2012 Excellence Award Recipient!
- Wisconsin's Teacher of the Year 2011-2012!
- Minnesota Teacher of the Year 2011!
- Recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching!