As a child Jonathan Mooney’s teachers labeled him as severely learning disabled because he could not follow directions, sit still or read well. He feared he lost his chance to be a “normal kid” and, along with other kids facing similar challenges, was belittled daily.
Lisa Weiss ’97 and ’04 MSE, recently achieved teaching’s top milestone by achieving National Board Certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
One out of four local high school graduates needed remedial math in college but excelled in English classes
The findings could lead to further discussion about graduation requirements. The Oshkosh school district only requires two years of high school math, and the UWO report suggests college-bound students need a full four years.
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh graduate Leah Lechleiter-Luke ’92, 2010 Wisconsin State Teacher of the Year, is appearing in a TV ad as part of a year-long Moving Education Forward campaign by the Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC) to increase awareness of contributions teachers are making in communities statewide.