Area Educators Complete Principal Licensure Master's Program
JULY 25, 2008--Seventeen area educators have completed the Principal Licensure Program, earning a Master of Science in Education-Professional Development at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
The program leads to certification to become a principal in the state of Wisconsin and is a two-year, 33-credit offering. It is based on the National Educational Policy Board and the Wisconsin Administrators standards for successful principals.
This year's group marks the seventh cohort that has graduated from the program, which has had 91 graduates to date. A new cohort started in June. Of those completing the program, 33 have become principals, assistant principals, directors of curriculum, instruction or athletics or deans in schools in the St. Croix Valley, Wisconsin and beyond, according to Florence Monsour, professor of teacher education in the UWRF College of Education and Professional Studies.
Those completing the licensure program include: (Photo, L to R) David Grambow, new principal of Willow River Elementary School and teacher in the Hudson School district; Daniel Bell, new principal of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School in Ashland and former teacher in the Grantsburg School District; Nicholas Koss, from Maplewood , Minn. and teacher the Hudson School District; Jason Sargent, teacher in the Clear Lake School District; Melissa Rasmus, teacher in the Chippewa Falls School District; David Gerber, teacher in the Cameron School District; Angela Southworth, from Elk Mound and a teacher in the Chippewa Falls School District; Jason Sell, of Woodville and a teacher in the Baldwin/Woodville School District; and Joshua Ganje, teacher in the Clear Lake School District; (not pictured): Dana Brown, from Cumberland and a teacher in the Barron School District; Bradley Ceranski, a teacher in the Thorp School District; James Huston, from Eau Claire and a teacher in the Bloomer School District; Mark Kellogg, from Cumberland and a teacher in the Amery School District; Dennis Paquette, from Baldwin and a teacher in the Baldwin/Woodville School District; Darren Peterson, from Spring Valley and a teacher in the Baldwin/Woodville School District; Michael Wilson, a teacher in the St. Croix Falls School District; and Neal Ziller, a teacher in the New Richmond School District.
For more information about the program, contact the Office of Outreach and Graduate Studies at 715-425-3256 or 800-228-5607, visit www.uwrf.edu/ogs, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Thursday, 22-Apr-2010 16:09:07 Central Daylight Time
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