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UW-RF Education Students Practice Teaching Skills

October 2, 1998

More than 86 UW-River Falls education students are practicing their teaching skills this fall in 37 cooperating Wisconsin and Minnesota school districts and preschools as student teachers and interns.

Experienced teachers from the cooperating schools supervise the student teachers and interns. Students are also visited and supervised by UW-RF faculty.

Student teachers receive University credit for their work, which continues for one academic semester. Interns receive both credit and salary, are on contract with cooperating schools and assume greater responsibilities than student teachers.

Participating students from River Falls follow:

Sara Bartscher, student teaching English at Fairmont (Minn.) middle and senior high schools.

Frances Erhart, student teaching preschool at Ames Preschool in River Falls from Aug. 31 to Oct. 23 and student teaching kindergarten at Hayden Heights Elementary School in St. Paul, Minn. from Nov. 2 to Dec. 4.

Jennifer Hayes, student teaching grade 2-3 at Marine Elementary School in Stillwater, Minn.

Sally Johnson, student teaching communicative disorders at J.J. Hill ECSE in St. Paul, Minn. from Aug. 31 to Oct. 30.

Jill Kuzma, student teaching communicative disorders at Lily Lake Elementary School in Stillwater, Minn. from Aug. 30 to Oct. 30.

Nicole Meyer, student teaching physical science, chemistry, and physics at Ellsworth Senior High School from Aug. 17 to Oct. 23 and student teaching science at Meyer Middle School from Oct. 26 to Jan. 16.

Rick Montreal, interning grade 5 at Westside Elementary School.

Chad Moore, student teaching social studies at Hudson Middle School from Aug. 17 to Oct. 30.

Megan Purfeerst, student teaching grade 4 at East Elementary School in New Richmond for 9 weeks, then overseas.

Delores Sorenson, interning kindergarten at Greenwood Elementary School.

Michael Thomley, student teaching grade 5 at Groveland Park Elementary School.

Kelly (Liddle) Zalusky, student teaching grade 2 at Oakdale (Minn.) Elementary School.

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