Seven new staff join Marshall School District

There will be seven new teachers this year when the Marshall School District begins classes on Sept. 4. The new staff includes, back row from left, Michael Riley, special education; Anne Kubicki, instructional coach; and Paul Herrick, eighth grade science. Front row from left, Rachel Weaver, 4K; Jennifer Davis, first grade; Stephanie Rohner, sixth grade English language arts; and Beth Klossner, eighth grade language arts.

The Marshall School District will begin the 2018-19 school year with seven new teachers.

Following is information on the new staff:

Beth Klossner

Beth Klossner will be the new eighth grade language arts teacher. She taught sixth and seventh grade language arts at Columbus Middle School for 14 years. She also taught for one year in the Glendale-River Hills district before teaching in Columbus. She graduated from Dodgeland High School and earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

“I’m excited to be in Marshall because it is a small district that has innovative programs to help students succeed. I’m looking forward to getting to know my students and their families,” Klossner said.

Stephanie Rohner

Stephanie Rohner will be the new reading, English and Language Arts (RELA) sixth grade teacher in the district.

Rohner taught for the past 17 years as a reading, language and social studies sixth grade teacher at Prairie View Middle School in Sun Prairie.

She graduated from New Glarus High School. She then received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in economics and journalism and another bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. She has a master’s degree from Cardinal Stritch in educational leadership.

Rohner said she is excited about meeting new students and their families and working with new professionals in this district.

Rachel Weaver

Rachel Weaver has been hired as a new Pre-K teacher at he Early Learning Center.

Weaver graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout this past spring with an early childhood education major. She worked with one to eight-year old children while completing her degree. She graduated from Stillwater Area High School.

“I am so excited to start my journey in Marshall to grow as a teacher alongside new Marshall staff and to watch and learn alongside the children.”

Jennifer Davis

Jennifer Davis will be a first grade teacher at the Early Learning Center.

Davis has been in the field of education for 15 years, as a teacher, paraprofessional and substitute teacher. She has taught second and third grades and also was a special education teacher. She graduated high school from Byron High School in Byron, Illinois and received her college degree from Eastern Illinois University.

“I substituted this past year in the Marshall School District and was always welcomed by staff,” Davis said. She said she is excited to work with the teachers.

Michael Riley

Michael Riley will be a special education teacher in the Marshall School District.

With an undergraduate degree in physical education, Riley decided to go back to school to work hands-on with students who really need the help. He said he is excited about having an opportunity to have his presence felt at Marshall Elementary School.

He received his bachelor’s from St. Cloud State University and his graduate degree from Edgewood College in teaching and special education. He graduated high school from Milwaukee Marshall.

Paul Herrick

Paul Herrick will be an eight grade science teacher.

Herrick has 21 years of middle experience as a teacher, administrator and coach. “I’m very excited to share my passion for science with eighth grade students. Eighth grade is my favorite level because students transition from a middle-level mindset to a high school one.

He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and received his master’s degree in educational leadership from Cardinal Stritch University.

Herrick graduated from Spooner High School.

Anne Kubicki

Anna Kubicki will be a new instructional coach.

Kubicki taught elementary and middle school in Ohio for 13 years, was an instructional coach for three years in Arkansas, four years as a reading specialist in Stoughton and three years as a Title I Teacher in Sun Prairie. She is excited about working with the students in her community.

She has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from John Carroll University and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership (Ed.S.) from the University of Arkansas. She went to high school at Villa Angela Academy in Cleveland, Ohio.

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