Dr. Kathryn Henn-Reinke
Dr. Kathryn Henn-Reinke joined the ESL/Bilingual Program at UW Oshkosh in 2000. She has a Bachelor's degree in Spanish, a Master's degree in Reading, and a Ph.D. in Urban Education. Before coming to Oshkosh, she was the bilingual coordinator at Alverno College in Milwaukee for eleven years and a second/third grade bilingual teacher at Bruce Guadalupe Community School and the Milwaukee Public Schools prior to the Alverno experience.
Dr. Kathy has studied bilingual education in Mexico, Panama, Costa Rica, Argentina, Chile and Spain. She has studied and written about and plans to explore the development of trilingual programs in the U.S. and trilingualism in Spain and Argentina. Every other summer she takes a group of students to the Universidad de las Americas in Puebla, Mexico.
Dr. Kathy works with area school districts in development of bilingual literacy at the elementary level. Currently she is working with Gegan Elementary School in Menasha and Hayes Bilingual School in Milwaukee. She is working on publishing her fifth book, along with teachers from the Menasha Joint School District.
Favorite Author: Isabel Allende. I especially enjoyed Hija de la Fortuna/ Daughter of Fortune.
Favorite Activities: Traveling, biking, snow shoeing (my new sport), gardening and reading
Family: John and I celebrated our 35th Wedding Anniversary on July 1, 2013. We have a son, (Jonathan), a daughter (Jayme), and a son-in-law (Lance). William and Evie are our much adored grandchildren.