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2010-10-27

Bemidji State University students enter local schools for student teaching assignments

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Aug. 27, 2010) — Fifty Bemidji State University students are spending time this fall in area elementary, middle and secondary schools participating in student teaching and internship assignments.

The student teaching program at Bemidji State provides education majors an opportunity to earn the valuable classroom experience they need to be a successful educator. The program is designed to place students in a public school classroom under the supervision of an experienced mentor teacher.

For many of these 50 students, the student teaching assignment is the final step in the completion of their undergraduate teaching degrees at Bemidji State.

For more information, please contact the Bemidji State University Department of Professional Education at (218) 755-3734.

STUDENTS WITH FALL STUDENT TEACHING ASSIGNMENTS

BEMIDJI, Minn.
Reid Benson, senior, secondary education in social studies; teaching social studies at Cass Lake (Minn.) Middle School with Jeff Wiebe and Michelle Johnson. (56601)
Jennifer Dekray, senior, elementary education; teaching forth and fifth grade and Schoolcraft Learning Community (Bemidji, Minn.) with Hilary Phukan. (56601)
Deborah Heltzer, graduate student, special education; teaching in St. Paul, Minn. with Sheri Gonsioroski. (56601)
Rebecca Holden, senior, early childhood education; teaching second grade at Cass Lake (Minn.) Elementary with Claudia Dubinsky. (56601)
Jake Kaehne, senior,  music education; teaching vocal music at Park Rapids (Minn.) High School and Middle School with LouAnn Dierkhising and Kirsten Edevold. (56601)
Timothy Norton, senior, elementary education; teaching forth grade at Cass Lake (Minn.) Elementary with Lisa Urban. (56601)

MINNESOTA
AITKIN
Katie Olson, senior, elementary education; teaching forth grade at Brainard Baxter (Minn.) Elementary with Kim Stolski. (56431)
Jordan Moss, senior, secondary education life science; teaching life science/biology at Crosby-Ironton (Minn.) High School with Mike Gindorff and Kristine Anderson. (56431)

ALEXANDRIA
Jennifer Johnson, senior, elementary education with specialty in language arts; teaching third grade at Parkers Praire (Minn.) Elementary with Alicia Buvarp. (56327)
Allison Wilkins, senior, elementary education; teaching forth grade at Bemidji (Minn.) Northern Elementary with Diane Baer. (56308)

BERTHA
Douglas Quance, senior,  music education; teaching instrumental music at Bemidji (Minn.) High School Northern with Derek Wickum and Eve Sumsky. (56437)

BLACKDUCK
Trisha Wherley, senior, early childhood education; teaching second grade at Blackduck (Minn.) Elementary with Robin Mistic. (68003)

BOVEY
Heidi Cass, senior, elementary education; teaching second grade at Red Lake (Minn.) Falls JA Hughes Elementary with Barb Sorenson.  (58201)
Crystal Orazem, senior, elementary education; teaching second grade at Red Lake (Minn.) Elementary with Liz Graves.  (55709)

BRAINARD
Stacy Lingwall, senior, elementary education; teaching elementary math education in Australia. (56401)
Elin Schmidt, senior, science education; teaching sixth grade life science and biology at Bemidji (Minn.) Middle School with Pete Sullivan. (56401)

CLEARBROOK
Luke Dorman, senior, mathematics education; teaching math at Crookston (Minn.) High School with Wayne Folkers. (56634)
Chance Goudge, senior,  secondary social studies education; teaching social studies at Fosston (Minn.) High School with Neal Schmidt. (56653)

CROSBY
Jena Larson, senior, elementary education; teaching third grade at Brainard/Nisswa (Minn.) Elementary with Holly Olson.
(56441)

CROSBY-IRONTON
Anna Baratto, senior,  early childhood education; teaching third grade at Bemidji (Minn.) Lincoln Elementary with John Williams. (56472)

DEER RIVER
Kayleen Henke, senior, elementary education; teaching third grade at Grand Rapids (Minn.) Southwest Elementary with Virginia Pagel. (56636)

EAGLE BEND
Tara Sullivan, senior, elementary education; teaching forth grade at Eagle Valley (Minn.) Elementary with Cindy Iten. (56446)

ELY
Nicolas Furnstahl, senior, elementary education; teaching third grade at Red Lake (Minn.) Elementary with Susan Olson. (55731)

FERGUS FALLS
Ashley Bremseth, music education; teaching vocals and band at Grand Forks (Minn.) Red River High School with Brad Sherwood (56538)

FOREST LAKE
Sydney Beck, senior, secondary education in mathematics; teaching math at Bemidji (Minn.) High School with Jean Benner and Seth Knudson. (55025)

FOSSTON
Tracy  Murphy, senior, elementary education; teaching forth grade at Bemidji (Minn.) Northern Elementary with Diane Baer. (55651)
Jennifer Lomen, senior,  elementary education; teaching third grade at Bemidji (Minn.) Northern Elementary with Susan Richards. (55651)

INTERNATIONAL FALLS
Courtney Kuryla, senior, early childhood education; teaching third grade at Bemidji (Minn.) Central School with Kim Coequyt-Hoff. (56649)

KASSON
Alicia Currie, senior, elementary education; teaching first, second and third grade in Rochester with Bryan Stewartvill. (55944)

KIMBALL
Kayla Hinkemeyer, senior, elementary education; teaching third grade at Aitkin (Minn.) Rippleside Elementary with Rob Williams. (55353)

LAPORTE
Megan Zubke, senior elementary education; teaching first, second and third grade in Moorhead. (56461)

MAHNOMEN
Frank Burdick, senior, elementary education; teaching forth grade at Bemidji (Minn.) Northern Elementary with Paul Daman. (55651)

MARSHALL
Nicole Marron, senior, early childhood education; teaching second grade at Red Lake (Minn.) Elementary with Linda Perkins. (56258)

MENAHGA
Adam Johnson, senior,  mathematics education; teaching mathematics at Park Rapids (Minn.) High School with Mike Baumgartner. (56464)

MOUNTAIN IRON 
Richelle Irish, senior, secondary education in English; teaching English at Hibbing (Minn.) High School with Kellie Bungarden. (55768)

NEW YORK MILLS
Chelsea Barvels, senior, elementary education; teaching second grade at Bemidji (Minn.) Northern Elementary with Angie Bonik. (56567)

ONAMIA
Amber Rohloff, senior, life science education; teaching life science/biology at Walker (Minn.) High School with Kyle Duclos. (56401)

PARK RAPIDS
Richard Frentress, senior, technology education; teaching technology at Bemidji (Minn.) High School with Andy Olson. (56470)

ROCHESTER
Mallory Mckay, senior, elementary education; teaching first grade at Rochester (Minn.) Washington Elementary with Becky Carlson. (55901)

ST. CLOUD
Emily Benedict, life science education; teaching life science/biology at Bemidji (Minn.) High School with Brad Takkunen (56301)

ST. MICHAEL
Miranda Nelson, senior, mathematics education; teaching seventh grade mathematics at Bemidji (Minn.) Middle School with Doug Johnson. (55376)

ST. PETER
Troy Guentzel, senior, physical health education; teaching physical education at Pequot Lakes (Minn.) High School with Tom Smith and Lisa Martini (55616)

VERNDALE
Andrew Bramer, senior, physical education; teaching physical education at Fosston (Minn) Elementary High School with Les Viken and Ben Hemberger. (56542)

VIRGINIA
Michelle Sokoloski, senior, elementary education; teaching forth grade at Hibbing (Minn.) Lincoln Elementary with Mike Misbauer. (55792)

NORTH DAKOTA
Amanda Sorgaard (Boehm), senior, elementary education; teaching forth grade in Fosston (Minn.) Magelssen Elementary with Traci Rortvedt. (58544)

SOUTH DAKOTA
Heather Anderson, senior, elementary education; teaching fifth grade at Bemidji (Minn.) Northern Elementary with Brandon Bjerknes. (57719)

HOMETOWN UNAVAILABLE
Holly Straubel, secondary education; teaching social studies at Brainard (Minn.) High School with Jan Carlson.


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