Reiko Arimura ?11, M.Ed. ?20

    Reiko Arimura

    Class Year: ’11, M.Ed. ’20

    Majors: English (Bachelor’s Degree), Education (Master’s Degree)

    Current Hometown: Kenosha, Wisconsin

    Job: 

    Assistant Principal at the 21st Century Preparatory School in Racine, Wisconsin

    “My pathway has been intertwined with Carthage every step of the way, whether it was my first classroom placement experience as a freshman or cultivating professional relationships and assisting in the training of the next generation of educators.”

    Kathryn Boero, Master of Education graduate

    Kathryn (Lamberton) Boero

    Class Year: ’77, M.Ed. ’13

    Majors: Elementary education, Master’s of Education program

    Current Hometown: Racine, Wis.

    Job: 

    Primary School Head, The Prairie School, Racine, Wis.

    “Carthage is helpful, flexible, and truly develops my skills that directly make me more successful in my current position as Primary School Head. I loved and continue to love the small personal learning community environment at Carthage. I feel each time I take a class at Carthage, creativity and individuality are nurtured in combination with a strong dedication to learning best practices for educating children, which I draw on daily.”

    Rita Gentile M.Ed. ?17, M.M. ?20

    Rita Gentile

    Class Year: M.Ed. ’17, M.M. ’20

    Majors: Master of Music in Music Theatre Vocal Pedagogy/Master of Education in Teacher Leadership

    Current Hometown: Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

    Job: 

    Choir Director at Kenosha Unified School District/Lance Middle Schoo, Music Director at Kenosha Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Owner/Voice Instructor at Kenosha RG Performing Arts Studio

    “Professor Corinne Ness also played a vital part in my time at Carthage. She is a constant mentor, supportive problem-solver, and expert colleague who I often turn to for both musical and career advice.”

    David Weiser, Master of Education graduate

    David Weiser

    Class Year: ’05

    Majors: Accelerated Certification for Teachers Program

    Job: 

    Special Education Teacher at Kenosha Tremper High School

    “We were doing real-world problem-solving. We were talking about what it was like to be in the classroom.”

    Kim Wendt, Master of Education graduate

    Kim Wendt

    Class Year: ’06, M.Ed. ’06

    Majors: Biology, Master of Education in Educational Leadership

    Job: 

    Science Teacher at Mitchell Middle School in Racine, Wisconsin

    “Don’t give up. Don’t be afraid to dream big and be an advocate for change. You’ll never know if those crazy ideas turn out to be an amazing success until you try.”