Sangmin Jang

Physical Education Teacher

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Brittany Walker

Music Teacher

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Scottsbluff, Nebraska, USA

Education:

BME, Music Education, Northwest Missouri State University

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What is the most important thing you want to pass along to your students?

I want to pass along to my students the ability to independent in their future studies and life. If a student can learn to be independent then they can go out in the world and teach others and better themselves.

What is your favorite memory or experience in ISW?

My favorite experience at ISW so far was meeting my students on the first day of school. I was able to learn about their interests and goals for my class as well as build relationships with each other

What is something unique you want others to know about yourself?

My hidden passion is performing with my Horn. It is my major instrument and I have had the amazing opportunity to perform at NMEA (Nebraska Music Educators Association) as an All-State player, played in numerous honor bands throughout high school, was principal chair for the Bearcat Marching Band, Northwest Pep Band, Northwest Wind Symphony, and Northwest Orchestra for three years, performed at MMEA (Missouri Music Educators Association) as part of the Missouri All-Collegiate band, and other performances with many different groups I had the privilege to perform with.

Fiona Fan

Art
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Wuxi, Jiangsu, China

Education:

B.A. in High School Art, Light Industry University of Wuxi

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Lianne Ong

Secondary Counselor

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California, USA

Education:

M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Azusa Pacific University

B.A. in Music and Philosophy, Westmont College

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What do you consider “excellent education”?

“Excellent education” is developing the whole person—intellectually, socially, emotionally, spiritually, and physically. It goes beyond teaching facts and information and challenges students to apply what they learn to improve personal wellbeing and interpersonal relationships.

 

What is the most important thing you want to pass along to your students?

I want help students to develop a sense of identity and purpose for their lives and to thrive even when they face challenges.

 

What is your favorite memory or experience in ISW?

I enjoyed getting to know students on a personal level and seeing students develop their friendships with each other during the spring trip.

 

What is something unique you want others to know about yourself?

I enjoy playing any musical instrument that I have the opportunity to play. My favorites are the piano, French horn, and percussion.

Shelly Lam

Library Assistant

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