Two College of Education and Human Services faculty members were recognized at the University’s annual Opening Day assembly Sept. 6 at Reeve Memorial Union.
Today’s classrooms include students with diverse abilities and backgrounds —those with physical and learning disabilities and different cultural and language backgrounds to others with varied learning styles and motivation.
Leah Lechleiter-Luke ’92, a Spanish and English teacher at Mauston High School, was recently selected by the U.S. Department of Education as a national Teaching Ambassador Fellow for the 2011-12 school year.
Legally blind for more than three decades, College of Education and Human Services alumna Ginger Lee-Held ’00 MS, is not your typical family and consumer education teacher. Lee-Held, who earned a master’s degree in educational leadership, will be one of three top graduates to receive an Outstanding Young Alumni Award Oct. 21, as part of the University’s Homecoming 2011 activities.