Alyse Donato ?22

    Alyse Donato

    Majors: Elementary Education

    Minors: Urban Education

    Hometown: Lombard, Ill.

    “I am lucky enough to be a part of the Urban Teacher Prep Program. This program allows students to start getting student teaching hours beginning freshman year. So by the time that I graduate, I will have double the amount of hours that a student who is not in the program would have.”

    Julia Kazupski 23

    Julia Kazupski

    Majors: Elementary Education and Special Education

    Hometown: Chicago, IL

    “Other students should consider a major in education because there is absolutely nothing better than this field. Majoring in education allows you to prepare students to lead amazing lives.”

    Veronica Madlyn McCarthy ?22

    Veronica Madlyn McCarthy

    Majors: Elementary Education

    Minors: Urban Education

    Hometown: Kenosha, Wis.

    “Through the Urban Teacher Prep Program, I’m able to be in the classroom at Carthage for a semester, and then be in an outside classroom for clinicals. It’s so nice to be able to stay in the same classroom and build relationships with the students while getting used to the school and environment as you teach.”

    Allie Ontaneda

    Majors: Elementary Education

    Minors: Spanish

    Hometown: Arlington Heights, Illinois

    “Professor Nina Weisling greatly impacted my life and Carthage career. Not only does she go above and beyond to cultivate a safe, respectful, and growth-inspired learning environment for all of her students, but she also cares about the path students are on.”