2007-2008 SOE Director's Council

Director’s Council leaders provide guidance to the Director of the School of Education, serve as liaisons across the School of Education, and support students across all programs in the School of Education.  Have a question about your program?  Want to get more involved in SOE organizations?  Ask a member of the Director’s Council. 

SOE Director's Council

The Director’s Council (left to right) back row: Chase Steiner (Physical Education and School Health Education EC-A), Libby McCoy (English and History EA-A), Samantha Hermann (MC-EA and Special Education), Maggie Brown (Broadfield Science, Chemistry and Physics EA-A); front row: Katie Strey (Physical Education and School Health Education EC-A), Kristen Zwirgzdas (Physical Education and School Health Education EC-A), Josh Guidote (History and Political Science EA-A). 

2007-2008 Director's Council

Chase Steiner

Chase Steiner

My name is Chase Steiner and I am a fourth year student who is currently involved in Physical Education Majors Club, Eta Phi Alpha and Directors' Council for Education.  I am currently an officer in PEM Club and plan to student teach in the Spring of 2009.

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Libby McCoy

Libby McCoy

My name is Libby McCoy and I am a sophomore studying English and History EA-A.  I am a member of Student WEA and I also tutor through the Boys and Girls Club.

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Samantha Hermann

Samantha Hermann

My name is Samantha Hermann and I am studying middle childhood-early adolescence or MC-EA grades 1-9. My minor is Special Education which is a cross-categorical certification. I am student teaching the 08-09 school year and will graduate May 2009. I am President of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) which is the International Honors Society in Education. We have meetings twice a month on educational related topics and also hold events such as Reading is Fun and ACT 31.

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Maggie Brown

Maggie Brown

My name is Maggie Brown and I am in my 4th year with an EA-A Broad-field Science major and a Chemistry minor.  I will be student teaching in the spring of 2008.  I am a member of Kappa Delta Pi, Student WEA, and National Science Teachers Association (NSTA).  I also coach girls basketball at Logan High School in La Crosse. 

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Katie Strey

Katie Strey

My name is Katie Strey and I'm studying Physical Education and School Health Education. I plan to student teaching in Fall 2008. I represent the School Health Education Department on the Director's Council.

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Kristen Zwirgzdas

Kristen Zwirgzdas

My name is Kristen Zwirgzdas and I'm a fourth year student studying School Health Education and Physical Education Teaching. I plan to student teaching in Spring 2009. I'm involved with Eta Sigma Gamma, the PEM Club and the SOE Director's Council. I work in Hmong childcare, at the Hamilton Boys and Girls Club and as a coach for the Park and Rec.

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Josh Guidote

Josh Guidote

My name is Josh Guidote. I'm originally from Menasha, Wisconsin.  I am a 4th year student with a secondary education (broad field social studies) major with history, political science & ethnic and racial studies minors. I plan to student teach in the Spring of 2009. I'm in Vanguards and hold seats on the SOE Director's Board and the Joint Minority Affairs Committee.

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