Elementary Education Major

Bailey Bautch

Bailey is a 6th Grade teacher at Milroy Public Elementary School, Milroy, Minnesota. What you do: I am a 6th grade general education instructor in the southwestern part of Minnesota. I spend my days helping students discover who they are and why they matter and make a difference in the world. I help by teaching…

Danielle Cagle

Danielle Cagle -Class of 2018 – Elementary Education What you do: Kindergarten teacher MACCRAY East Elementary School Raymond, MN At MACCRAY we typically have a 4-day school week (on occasion we will have school on Monday’s, but not frequently). I am one of two Kindergarten teachers at MACCRAY East. I spend my school days teaching students…

Education major Noah Battenfeld in gym with young students.

Noah Battenfeld

What you do: Kindergarten Teacher at Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School, Kasson, Minnesota In my free time I enjoy collecting basketball cards and doing woodworking (I build birdhouses, benches, and things for my classroom). I’m a big family guy and love being outdoors. I work a lot and enjoy every job that I have had since I…

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Kayla Norris

What you do: Third Grade Elementary School Teacher at Morris Bye Elementary in the Anoka-Hennepin Public Schools – Coon Rapids, Minnesota I teach ELA, math, and social studies to 24 kids in a low-income school five days per week. We do reading in the morning and math and social studies in the afternoon. We do…

Emily Heintz ('12)

Emily Heintz (’12)

Emily, a 2012 Bethany graduate, is a 5-6th grade teacher at Immanuel Lutheran School in Courtland, Minnesota. WHAT YOU DO • • • I teach 5-6th grade, all core subjects except math, and 7-8th grade science and social studies, plus hand bells and religion (and a little Spanish vocab). I am one of the directors…

Ashley Landru (Schwichtenberg) (2011)

Ashley (Schwictenberg) Landru

Ashley Landru, a 2011 Bethany graduate, is a sixth grade teacher at Waterville-Elysian-Morristown Public Schools in Morristown, Minnesota. WHAT YOU DO • • • I spend my day loving my job while I teach social studies and language arts to sixth graders. I love sharing my love of books each day and laughing with my…

Anna Wiechmann (2017)

Anna Wiechmann (’17)

Anna, a 2017 Bethany graduate, is an English instructor at Belle Plaine Senior High School in Belle Plaine, Minnesota. WHAT YOU DO • • • I currently teach ninth and eleventh grade English Language Arts and serve as an academic advisor for the class of 2021. WHAT INSPIRES YOU • • • I believe that…

Ashley Philippi (2008)

Ashley Philippi (’08)

Ashley, a 2008 Bethany graduate, works at Columbia Elementary School in Sandy, Utah. She has had the opportunity to teach 2nd, 3rd, and currently 5th grade. WHAT YOU DO • • • My goal every day is to spread the joy of learning to my students. My responsibility as a teacher is to teach academics,…

Tiffany Preuss

Tiffany Preuss

Hometown: Waterville, Minnesota Where are you student teaching and what ages/grades are you working with? I am currently student teaching in Faribault Middle School. I am teaching 6th, 7th, and 8th grade. I previously student taught in Janesville for 3rd grade. I am learning a lot about middle school students and how they are different…

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