Undergraduate Profile: Danielle Lokken
What activities do you do in Student Wisconsin Education Association (Student WEA)?
I am the Public Relations Coordinator for Student WEA. We have bi-weekly meetings for our members and weekly meeting for the executive board to plan events. I update the Student WEA bulletin board outside the education office, make flyers for events and send out e-mails.
Why do you want to become a teacher?
Teaching is in my blood and I love making a difference in children’s lives.
What advice do you have for younger students in the education program?
I cannot emphasize enough how important it is to get involved and to volunteer. Get into the Preschool-12 schools as soon as possible. You will learn more in a real school setting than you ever could in college class.
Dream job: Teaching first or second grade in the Fox Valley Area
Favorite movies: Star Wars, Breakfast Club, Elf, Hocus Pocus, Enchanted and Confessions of a Shopaholic
A quote that inspires you: "Do or do not, there is no try."-Yoda
Food you could not live without: Bread
Hobbies outside of the classroom:Scrapbooking, watching movies, biking, tennis, camping, shopping and spending time with friends