Reported by Emma and Hannah
By: Emma Carey and Hannah Holler
Name: Natalie Dickinson
School: Catalan Gable
What they teach: English PE, Social Studies
Goal: Learn about middle school students
What they want to take away from this: Learn about exercise and the power it has on brain performance.
What they teach: Principal at Garner Middle School, Oregon City
Why they are here: Reorganizing their schools, how to help middle school kids to love reading, to learn how to bring 6th graders into the school.
Name: Kresten Bahar and Christine Brandt
From: Tacoma, Washington
Jobs: Director and Principal
Why they are here: it's a good opportunity to learn about teaching and a good way to branch out locally, Culture RSVP kids tell us what's good about school and the improvements.
Name: David Getal
Job: Language arts and history
From: Washington City
Goal: learn about teaching middle school kids, and ideas he can use to help kids learn better.
Name: David Welch
From: Dallas, Texas
Why they are here: Came seven years ago, learning from successful schools, Culture and change In Culture, Teaching students, student council.