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Scott DeWitt

Associate Professor and Chair of Educational Studies

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Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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

1. Many become educators.

ESL Teacher, Monmouth/Roseville High School, Monmouth, Illinois. Nick Dilley, '18.

Middle School Math Teacher, Lombard Middle School, Galesburg, Illinois. Angie Gamez '18 and Paige McDaniel '18.

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

High School English 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.

5th Grade Teacher, Aldo Leopold Elementary, Madison, Wisconsin. 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.

HS Art Teacher, Oak Park/River Forest High School, Oak Park, Illinois. Bridget Doherty '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.

Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) District Administrator, School District U-46, Elgin, Illinois. Sam LeDeaux '98.

Superintendent, Gibson City, Melvin, Sibley CUSD #5, Gibson City, Illinois. Jeremy Darnell '97.

4. While some explore fields outside of education

Volunteer, Peace Corps, Rwanda. Jessica Fritts ‘16.

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, September 29, 2020