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Schultz Forthcoming Publication: Lessons I have learned

Dr. Eleanor (Ruth) Schultz, field placement supervisor in the English as a Second Language Program, has a forthcoming publication in the December 2018 issue of Principal Leadership, published by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). In the...

2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year Visits Saint Mary’s

Ms. Kelly Holstine, an English teacher at Tokata Learning Center in Shakopee, Minn., and the 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year, visited Saint Mary’s University on Sept. 20. She spoke to an audience of 80 students in the Science and Learning Center Auditorium about...

Loeschke Named 2018 Minnesota History Teacher of Year

Heather Loeschke M'04 (M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning) was presented the annual award by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the nation's leading organization dedicated to K-12 American history education. Heather's career started at Buffalo Lake-Hector...

SGPP Faculty Member Recognized for Excellence in Teaching

Saint Mary’s awarded Dr. Debra Castner, Master of Arts in Special Education assistant professor and Grandview Middle School special education teacher, with the Brother Julius Winkler Adjunct Faculty Recognition Award on Sept. 14. The award acknowledges excellence in...

Boonmee Yang Honored with Stan Hooper Award for Education Excellence

Boonmee Yang, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota M.A. in English as a Second Language graduate student, was honored with the Stan Hooper Award for Education Excellence earlier this spring. This award recognizes students who have demonstrated excellence in curriculum...

Youth Promoting Equity in Twin Cities’ Public Schools

Youth Action Retreat This spring, the Youth Equity Solutions (YES!) team met on the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus and planned a one-day Youth Action Retreat (YAR) for an area district’s middle school student leadership team (SLT) members. The...

Lake Elmo Teacher Named Excellent Educator

Congratulations to Lake Elmo Elementary teacher Annelise Aaro, M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning ‘98 graduate, for being named an Excellent Educator by WCCO-TV! She was surprised with the award last week while teaching in her first grade...

Poem Written by Kathryn Lopez

But what is GROWTH? It’s acknowledging that one can err Moving from error to changing the error The humility to ask for help Taking a step back to see Mastery in us all Growth is being called Auntie Lopez by my students Elevation to a station of respect higher than...

State Field Directors and Coordinators Spring 2018 Conference

State Field Directors and Coordinators Spring 2018 Conference

The Field Placement Offices on the Twin Cities and Winona campuses hosted the State Field Directors and Coordinators Spring 2018 Conference. Staff members Jamilka Leon, Patricia Leonard, Mariann Miller and Becki Warnock hosted 30 professionals representing 20...