Name: Michael George Teaching Assignment:
IB Head of School Academic Degrees/Location:
Bachelor's Degree: Univeristy of North Dakota
Master's Degree: Saint Mary's Univeristy Minnesota
Administrative Licensure: Saint Mary's University Minnesota What I love about IB:
I love the opportunity it creates for our students while they are engaged in the program here at our school, as well as those created for our students following high school. What I hear from past graduates:
How well this program prepared them for college...and life. Best academic piece of advice to students:
Invest in your education by challenging yourself and doing your best. "You don't have to be great to start something, you have to start something to be great" - Zig Ziglar Favorite thing to do outside of school:
Spend time with my family. They mean the world to me! Teacher Profile
Name: Ashley BrownTeaching Assignment:
IB Coordinator/ IB Math StudiesAcademic Degrees/Location:
Bachelor's in Math Education and Psychology from Concordia University, St. Paul
Master's in Counseling/Psychology from St. Mary's UniversityWhy I love teaching my IB course:
Gives students a variety of math areas and allows them to see how math is used in real life situations.What I hear from past graduates who took my course:
"It helped me so much in my college math course"
"It was so easy in college"
"I was surprised how much other kids didn't know"The best academic piece of advice to students:
Do your work and do it on time...work is never assigned for no reason, it is to help you be successful! Favorite thing to do besides teaching IB classes:
Spend time with my family and friends, read, watch movies, and card making.
IB/AVID English 12, IB CP CoordinatorAcademic Degrees/Location:
Bachelor's in English and Psychology from Hamline
Masters in Education at University of Minnesota--Twin CitiesWhy I love teaching my IB course:
It affords my students the ability to critically engage with the language of both literature and media. Every time I teach, I learn something new from my students and as a result, look at the world in a new way. The best job in the world!!What I hear from past graduates who took my course:
This course prepared them for the rigors of college and that the hard work is worth it!The best academic piece of advice to students:
Get into the content, be motivated not only by the grade, but by the search for meaning.Favorite thing to do besides teaching IB classes:
Run, camp, travel to other coutries, and most of all, play with my kids!