Ms. Rebecca Marine

Case Manager/Academic Advisor
Case Manager/Academic Advisor
ASPIRE/Student Support Services

Office: 310 Bowman Hall
Phone: 715-232-5180
Email: mariner@uwstout.edu

Brief Biography

My professional life has included teaching in the public K-12 school system as well as at the University level. In the K-12 system I have taught students with special needs at all levels, pre-kindergarten through high school. At the college level, over the years I have taught courses in the education department, including Classroom Management, Inclusion, Transition, Cognitive Disabilities, and various Curriculum and Instruction courses. I currently serve as a case manager/academic advisor for UW-Stout's ASPIRE/Student Support Services program.

Teaching Interests: My main teaching interest is the field of special education.

Roles/Responsibilities

Responsible for advising/counseling a caseload of approximately 80 students, with the goal of improving the retention rate of students with disabilities, first generation, and low-income students; planning and facilitating an Early Bridge program, orienting incoming freshmen to college life; creating innovative lessons and teaching the department's Strategies for Academic Success course; making referrals of participants to the program's writing specialist, math specialist and tutors, counseling center, student health services, and other resources students could benefit from ; facilitating communication between students and course instructors, Disability Services, and other resources; developing and giving workshops for our department on topics relevant to our students; keeping accurate and confidential records; and assisting with the development and implementation of activities to promote student persistence and growth.

Education

    • MS Vocational Education
      University of WI-Stout
      Menomonie, WI, United States, 1991
    • BS Vocational Rehabilitation/Special Education
      University of WI-Stout
      Menomonie, WI, United States, 1977

Licensures and Certifications

  • Master Educator License: Wisconsin Dept. of Education
  • National Board Teaching Certification: National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Award

    • National Board Teaching Certification, National Board (October 2010)

    Honor

    • Wisconsin Special Services Teacher of the Year, WI Department of Public Instruction (September 2007)

    Fellowship

    • Kohl Fellowship, State of Wisconsin (September 2006)

Service

    Community

    • Board of Directors, Menomonie Optimists (August 1998 - Present)