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Alumna shares passion for teaching through leadership

She did not know it at the time, but Jennifer Backer-Johnson M’01, C’03, C’11 was always meant to be a juggler. It started with trying to juggle pairs of socks with her roommates while a student at Winona State University. Being on the school’s basketball team,...

New Interpretation of the Position of “Dean”

New Interpretation of the position of “Dean” By William Bjorum, EdD, Program Director for Education Administration   School districts use the term Dean in many ways in their schools.  We see people assigned to watch over playgrounds referred to as activity...

M.A. in Education is Now Fully Online

Our Master of Arts in Education program is now fully online and you can choose your specialty. Specializations include: New! Mental Health in Education (15 credits) Equips educators to be better aware and able to address the social and emotional health of their...

Changing Culture Advancing Leadership One Book at a Time

Whether in private industry, public institutions, or even in the confines of our own home, changing cultures, attitudes, is a challenge for everyone. The process of change begins with the people who either possess the skills, knowledge and vision to lead, or have the...

Engaging Youth for Educational Equity 

The Youth Equity Solutions (YES!) team at Saint Mary’s University builds leadership skills in a positive environment. Supported by the administrative staff of the Center for Culturally Responsive Engagement, the team seeks to increase youth voice in educational equity...

Celebration of Scholarship Day

Ten undergraduate education majors presented during Celebration of Scholarship Day on Friday, April 26th at the Winona Campus. Presentations topics included the following: The Scholarship of Teaching: One size does not fit all. Creating a positive learning environment...