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Joel Estes

Chair of Educational Studies

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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4 (Of the Many!) Ways Our Grads Are Finding Success After Knox

1. Many become educators.

4th Grade Teacher, Montview Math & Health Sciences Elementary School, Aurora, Colorado. Rosie Castle '16.

Teacher, Pathways in Education High School, CPS, Chicago, Illinois. Diana Chavira '16.

1st Grade Teacher, Costa Catholic School, Galesburg, Illinois. Aly Eastman '16.

3rd Grade Teacher, Ascension Catholic School, Oak Park, Illinois. Annie Ford '16.

ESL Teacher, Gale Elementary School and Churchill Junior High School, Galesburg, Illinois. Lindsey Morgan ‘16.

K-12 Music Teacher, The Ewing Marion Kauffman School, Kansas City, Missouri. Martina (Pezzino) Bergstrom '15.

Chemistry Teacher, Legend High School, Douglas County School District, Parker, Colorado. Jenna Butler '15.

K-6 Art Teacher, Stevenson School, Des Plaines, Illinois. Bridget Doherty '15.

1st Grade Teacher, Create Academy, Phoenix, Arizona. Erin Smith '15.

English Teacher, English Opens Doors - Volunteer to Teach English in Chile, Lautaro Araucania, Chile. Joe Rogers '14.

2. Others go into counseling and adult education

Adult Basic Education Instructor, Association House of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Marcella Vicens '13.

Coordinator of Academic Support Services, Carl Sandburg College, Galesburg, Illinois. Jacob Runge '10.

3. Some work in administration.

Dean of Students, DeKalb High School, DeKalb, Illinois. Maurice McDavid '10.

Assistant Principal, Harrison Elementary School, Peoria, Illinois. Jack Dippold '09.

Assistant Principal, Denver East High School, Denver, Colorado. Jason Maclin '07.

Dean of Students, Geneva High School, Geneva, Illinois. Reed Allison '00.

Principal, Maroa-Forsyth Grade School, Forsythe, Illinois. Kristopher Kahler '99.

Superintendent, CUSD District #110, Red Bud, Illinois. Matthew Stines '98.

4. While some explore fields outside of education

Volunteer, Peace Corps, Morocco. Matt Hendrick '14.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Diamond Light Source, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. Michele Darrow '09.

Organizational Innovation Consultant, Zurich North America, Chicago, Illinois. Michael Giese '08.

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Printed on Tuesday, December 11, 2018