09/2016-Present Special Education Teacher White Bear Lake, MN Transition Education Center 09/2013-06/2016 Special Education Teacher Prescott, WI 09/2010-06/2013 Transition Coordinator River Falls School District, River Falls, WI 09/2009-06/2010 - Transition Teacher Menomonie School District, Menomonie, WI Transition Partnership School (UW-Stout) 09/2008-06/2009 - Substitute Ames Community School District Ames, IA Long-term sub for significant disabilities classroom 01/2008-08/2008 - Personal Trainer and Health Children's Program Teacher Ames racquet and Fitness Center Ames, IA 09/2006-12/2007 - Health Coach Staywell Health Management St. Paul, MN 09/2004-05/2006 - Substitute Menomonie School District Menomonie, WI Long-term substitute for Health 09/2001-06/2003 - Science and Health Teacher Regis Catholic High School Eau Claire, WI
I work hard to teach students responsibility and independence. Because of this I tend to be laid back and flexible.
Bergland, Mark; Lundeberg, Mary; Klyczek, Karen; Sweet, Jennifer; Emmons, Jean; Martin, Christine; Marsh, Katherine; Werner, Joy; Jarvis-Uetz, Michelle, (2006). Exploring biotechnology using case-based multimedia. American Biology Teacher, v68 n2 p81-86. Uetz, Michelle. (2011). How Do Job Related Field Experiences Affect Job Readiness in Secondary Transition Students? Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 127-145. Review and insight acknowledged in Gilles, Steve and Jenson, Pam, A New Way of Thinking. http://www.cesa2.org/pss/tan/NewWayOfThinking-Sept2011.pdf Uetz, Michelle. (2014) Education for Prevention and Treatment of Sexual Offenders with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers. Vol. XXVI, No. 2-3. Healthy Relationships and Sexuality Education for Young Adults with Disabilities Teacher Guide & Student Guide: Mild, Moderate, and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. Self-Published 2016 Medical Exam Picture Guide for Victims of Sexual Assault with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Hennepin County Medical Center Sexual Assault Response Team 2016. Uetz, Michelle. (2016) Bigger and Better. Association of American Educators Education Matters. October 2016 https://www.aaeteachers.org/images/em/2016octnews.pdf 2000 Most Valuable Member of the Technology Leadership Cadre at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls
B.S. Biology Education Minor Health Education University of Wisconsin - River Falls, River Falls, WI M.Ed. Mild/Moderate Special Education Graceland University Lamoni, IA Connecting Teachers to English Language Learners Program (6 credits) Edgewood College, Madison, WI
PRESENTATIONS & TRAININGS Sexuality Education for Young Adults with Disabilities: 2011 Bridge for Youth with Disabilities, Hudson, WI staff training 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Wisconsin Transition Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI 2012, 2013, 2016 Keys to Success Conference, Balsam Lake, WI & Menomonie, WI 2012 Transition Coordinator Network Employment Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI 2012, 2013, 2017 WSPEI Parents in Partnership Workshop, Menomonie, WI 2013 Minnesota Self-Advocacy Conference, St. Paul, MN 2014 Minnesota Chapter of International Association of Forensic Nursing – Training 2015 Transition Improvement Grant - Transition Academy Work Experience for Students with Disabilities: 2013 Careers Conference, Madison, WI Community & Legislative Representative Welcome: 2013 Bridge for Youth - Community Action Council Breakfast Hudson, WI Connecting with EBD Students & Dealing With “Difficult” Parents: 2013, 2015 Special Education Conference Wisconsin Dells, WI Accommodating Special Education Students in Online Learning: 2015 Wisconsin Digital Learning Collaborative workshop Safe Environment Training (Domestic Violence & Mental Illness): 2015, 2016 St. Bridget Church – Safe Environment Training Mental Illness: A Family Perspective: 2016 St. Katherine Nursing Students Let Your Light Shine: Mental Illness: 2017 Phi Mu Fraternity Founder’s Day Mental Illness In The Classroom: 2017 Education Minnesota Summer Seminar 2017 Minnesota Education Association 2017 Keys to Success - Keynote 2017 Wisconsin Transition Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI CPROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES & MEMBERSHIPS Make It Okay Mental Health Awareness Committee White Bear Lake Area Schools 2016-present DPI Academic and Career Planning Task Force 2013 Wisconsin Statewide Transition Initiative Transition Coordinator Network 2010-2013 Pierce and St. Croix County County Coalition on Transition 2010-2013 Site Council for River Falls High School responsible for planning a Career Fair and Financial Literacy Day 2010-2012 Technology Committee for River Falls School District 2011- 2012 LICENSURE & CERTIFICATION Certified Family Peer Specialist - In Progress Minnesota Association of Children’s Mental Health Mental Health First Aid 07/2016 Minnesota Association of Children’s Mental Health Customized Employment Training by Mark Gold & Associates October 2011 Wisconsin Teacher Licenses 06/2016 – 06/2021 605 6-12 Biology/Life Science & 910 6-12 Health 06/2016 – 06/2021 801 ages 10-21 Cross Categorical Special Education Minnesota Teacher Licenses: 07/2016 - 06/2017 Grades 5-12 Health Education 07/2016 - 06/2017 Grades 9-12 Life Sciences 07/2017 - 06/2022 K-12 Academic and Behavioral Strategist Red Cross Health Care Provider CPR and First Aid 10/2015-10/2017 VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE PTO President 2011-2012 Youth Hockey Association Board - Communications Chair 2012 Bridge for Youth and Adults with Disabilities Community Action Council 2013 Food Committee Chair for Team Danica Fundraising Benefit 2014 Phi Mu Fraternity Alumnae Association Vice President of Programming 2014-2015 Youth Hockey Association Tournament Committee; Picture Coordinator; and Open Hockey Coordinator 2014-present Phi Mu Fraternity Alumnae Association President 2015-2016 Youth Baseball Association Board - Concession Coordinator 2015-2017 Masonic Children’s Hospital Minneapolis Behavioral Health Advisory Board 05/2017 - present
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Specialty, Math, Applied Math, Fractions, Measurement, Science, Anatomy, Arts & Music, Computer Science - Technology, Special Education, Career and Technical Education, Health, Life Skills, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Family Consumer Sciences, Word Problems, Instructional Technology, Cooking, Writing, Poetry, For All Subjects, Vocational Education