|Hi friends! My name is Stephanie Bales. I am from Maryville, Tennessee. I am a senior this year at UT majoring in Mathematics. I was recently accepted into the Secondary Education program last spring. I am really excited about finishing up my math classes. After this semester, I only have two classes left! Aside from school, I volunteer as a Young Life leader at Central High School. Go Bobcats! I also work about two days a week at a gift and stationery boutique in Maryville called Dandy Lions. I love it there! I am really looking forward to this year and can't wait to see what all is in store for me! 486 Tech Blog and Stephanie's Wiki|
|I'm Jason Bane. I have been at this University for 4 years and this makes my 5th year. I am currently majoring in physics and minoring secondary education. I plan to teach high school physics and math. I am originally from a real small town, I graduated from a small high school with around 70 students in my class, and about 250 in the entire school. I am also football fan and I plan to become a high school football coach too. I would say I have a small knowledge of computers and programing. I can operate word, excl, and a few other office programs. I have also used some multimedia programs to create short movies and edit music. 486 Tech Blog and Jason's Wiki|
|My name is Drew Brewer. I am from middle Tennessee and a Smyrna High School '04 graduate. I am in my 5th year here at UT majoring in History and minoring in Secondary Education. I am also a member of the UT Swim Club. I have plans to hopefully teach at my old high school after completing the Teaching Program. This is my first college course dealing primarily with computers and I am very excited to learn. 486 Tech Blog|
|My name is Jennifer Carr. I was born and raised in Kingsport, TN. I am a senior this year and my major is psychology with a minor in elementary education. I have been accepted into the Anderson County cohort. I will start my internship in the fall of 2009. 486 Tech Blog|
Hello!!! My name is Meghan Cox. I grew up in Maryville, TN, about 30 minutes down Alcoa Highway. I graduated from Maryville High School in 2005. I am currently working on completing my degree in psychology and Elementary Education. I have been admitted into the teacher education program for Elementary Education and the Small City Schools Cohort. Therefore, beginning next fall, fall 2009, I will be interning in either Lenior City or Alcoa City schools.
For the past two years I have worked at GreenBank in Alcoa in the commercial lending department. I love my job and the people I work with but am very excited to begin my teaching career since teaching is what I have always had the desire to do. 486 Tech Blog and Meghan's Wiki
Hello, my name is Laura Hensley. I am originally from Lexington, KY and transferred to UT about two and a half years ago. My husband (of three years) and I moved here because of his job and we currently live in Maryville. I did most of my coursework at UK, but only a few classes transferred, so I basically started over in coming to UT. I am currently working towards my major in Psychology and minor in Elementary Education. I have been admitted to the Teacher Education Program and will do my internship in the Small School Systems (Alcoa/Lenior City). I am taking one Masters course this semester and will take the remaining three next summer and begin my internship in the fall of 2009.
My experience with technology is good. I can do basic tasks and most familiar and comfortable with Macs. We have both a desktop computer and a laptop at home that are Macs. 486 Tech Blog and Laura's Wiki
My name is Kristin House and I am from Nashville, TN. I graduated from M.L.K. jr. Academic Magnet in 2005 and have been working to get my degree in Early Childhood Education at UT ever since that fall. I completed a practicum my senior year of high school in an inner city elementary school and just completed an internship this summer at the ELC on campus. I would like to eventually work in an inner city school near my home in Nashville. I will graduate this May and then begin graduate work in the summer of 2009.
We got our first computer when I was eight, and all the training I have had is what I have been able to learn since then including: school, other skilled people in my life who have had experience with movie making/ editing, as well as word, excel, and power point. I am not an expert and am looking forward to learning more on these topics. 486 Tech Blog and Kristin's Wiki
|I'm Kevin Hurley and I'm in my fourth year majoring in Special Education. I have another couple of years to go before I graduate. I'm from Old Hickory, Tennessee just outside of Nashville and went to Mt. Juliet High School. After getting my masters in Special Ed I want to teach CDC in a high school. 486 Tech Blog and Kevin's Wiki|
|Hi, my name is Kathleen Kain. I am from Hendersonville, Tn. I am a Senior in Psychology and Elementary Education. I have been admitted to the Urban/Multicultural schools program and will start my internship next fall 2009. The past two summers I have worked as an intern in the Childrens ministry at my local church. I am really looking forward to learning all that is needed to become a successful teacher. I like working with computers, but I know I still have much to learn. 486 Tech Blog and Kathleen's Wiki|
|My name is Erin Kerr, and I graduated from Maryville High School and UT in 2005 with a bachelor's in communications/journalism. I have worked the past few years in public relations -- both here and in Washington, DC. Recently, I moved back to Tennessee to pursue my elementary education (K-6) and a Master's. After a semester of pre-reqs I was admitted to the small schools cohort and will intern at either Alcoa Elementary or Lenoir City Elementary in Fall 2009. 486 Tech Blog and Erin's Wiki|
|Hello, my name is Jennifer Lynn and welcome to my efolio. I am from Tellico Plains, TN and have lived in East Tennessee all of my life. I have been married for just over a year and have a wonderful four-year-old stepson. I am currently a senior in Child and Family Studies with a concentration in Early Childhood Education. I am also beginning my course work on a Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education. I work part time at the University of Tennessee’s Early Learning Centers. I have and am currently working with children ranging from ages 6 months to 5 years. I have done some volunteer work in Head Start as well as public Pre-K programs. I have decided to become a teacher because I enjoy helping others and working with people. Education is also an extremely important part of my life and I would like to share my love for it with others. Early childhood is my passion because I love working with young children and I feel the early years in education are the most important. I want to make a difference in the lives of young children and help them develop a strong foundation in education. I hope to teach in a public school in my home county after completing my degree. 486 Tech Blog and Jennifer's Wiki|
|Hi, my name is Seth Maples. I am 20 years old and a native of Knoxville, TN. I am a junior at UT with a double major in Music Education and Vocal Performance. After college, I plan on being a music teacher in Knox County or in the East Tennessee area. I am currently engaged and am excited about getting married this Fall. As a music student, I have learned to complete assignments via music podcasts, and I enjoy communicating with teachers and learning through podcasting. 486 Tech Blog|
|Welcome to my online portfolio. My name is Deborah Purdy, and I was born and raised in Memphis, TN. Currently, I am a senior at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. I am majoring in Mathematics with a minor in Secondary Education. I will graduate with my Bachelors of Science in Mathematics in the spring of 2009, and I will begin my field experience and Master's classes in the fall 2009. I do quite a bit of one-on-one tutoring in Geometry, Algebra, and Calculus. Also, I participated in Apple Core at Fulton High School in Knoxville, TN where I went one day a week for a semester to observe and teach. Why do I want to teach? I come from a family of teachers, and I have always wanted to follow in their footsteps. Also, I love to help people. Coupling my love of math with my desire to help, I decided teaching would fit me best. I am excited for the years ahead! 486 Tech Blog and Deborah's WIki|
|My name is Melissa Rosloniec, and I am from Memphis, TN. I received my undergrad from Eastern Kentucky University where I played Division 1 golf for 4 years. I am currently in the Secondary Education program with an emphasis in English. During the summer I work as an assistant pro at a country club and run the junior golf program. 486 Tech Blog and Melissa's Wiki|
|My name as the title indicates is Jonathan Smith. That's right "Jon Smith". I am working towards my Bachelor's in Psychology with a minor in Elementary Education. I am currently only lacking hours and the classes for my minor, so this semester, I am also taking some graduate classes as a senior to begin working towards my Master's in Elementary Education. I have been accepted into the rural schools program and plan on starting my internship in fall of 2009. I have always loved working with children and have always been good at helping people learn. I guess my mother being a teacher for 38 years could have had a little influence on me, but I am very excited to get my career started. 486 Tech Blog and Jonathan's Wiki|
|My name is Will Smith and I am originally from Cookeville, TN where I graduated from high school in 2004. At the University of Tennessee, I am majoring in Child and Family Studies with a concentration in Early Childhood Education and a minor in psychology. I was admitted into the ECE program back in the spring and completed my senior practicum at the Golf Range Early Learning Center. I am also very active in many organizations on campus and in the community. On campus, I am involved in Gamma Beta Phi Honors Society where I served as Vice President for two years, Phi Kappa, Phi, the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and the CEHHS Dean's Student Advisory Board. I am also very active with the College and Children's ministries at my church. I plan on graduating in May 2009 and completing my internship and Masters degree in the school year of 2009-2010. 486 Tech Blog and Will's Wiki|
Hi, my name is Jenna Stec and I am originally from New Jersey. I grew up in NJ my whole life just until last summer when my family moved to Atlanta, GA (I love the south!). I am currently a Senior majoring in Psychology minoring in Elementary Education. I have been admitted to the neighborhood schools program and will start my internship in the Knox County school district in the fall of 2009. I knew since I was 7 years old that I wanted to become an Elementary school teacher and I am so excited to start my teaching career.
The first question I usually seem to get is "how did you choose UT living in New Jersey?" I had been a cheerleader my whole life and was a big part of why I wanted to come down here to Tennessee. I was suppose to cheer here but at the last minute decided I just wanted to enjoy my 4 years of college and have fun. I also loved SEC football and knew I wanted a big school in the south. The education program here at UT was probably the first and most important reason why I decided I wanted to become a Volunteer! 486 Tech Blog and Jenna's Wiki
|My name is Grace Stowers. I am a Senior in Psychology getting a minor in Elementary Education. I am from Nashville, Tennessee and graduated from Christ Presbyterian Academy in 2005. I have been admitted to the neighborhood schools program and I will start my internship in Fall 2010. 486 Tech Blog and Grace's Wiki|
|Hi, my name is Anne-Elise Taylor, and I'm from Memphis, TN. I graduated from White Station High School in 2006 and am currently working on a degree in social work with a minor in elementary education. I am in the urban and multicultural studies program and will begin my internship in the fall of 2011. Two summers ago I was the coordinator for the first grade education program at Immaculate Conception school, and I spent this past summer doing urban home repairs in Binghampton (an area of Memphis). I am really excited to teach and hope to work in an urban area like Binghampton. 486 Tech Blog and Anne-Elise's WIki|