Wisconsin SPDG Coaches - New in 2017
JOSEPH KANKE Statewide Coaching Coordinator. Joseph has been an instructional coach for Region 13 Educational Service Center (ESC) in Austin, TX and co-planned a statewide instructional coaching conference. Prior to that he was a teacher, department chair and instructional coach at Lanier HS in Austin ISD. Joseph has a 117-hour coaching endorsement through Region 13 and has acted as an ESC coach at a variety of secondary urban and rural campuses. He has also developed and implemented professional development for other instructional coaches and teacher leaders. Since his start with DPI in early July, he has jumped feet first into working collaboratively to help develop a coaching toolkit to complement the coaching competency practice profile.
CEIL CARSE SPDG PLC coach. Ceil most recently retired from fulltime teaching from the Elmbrook School District. Ceil has an undergraduate degree in Psychology and graduate degrees in Educational Leadership and Special Education. For 36 years, she has worked in a variety of educational positions including special education teacher, special education department chair, and associate principal. Additionally, Ceil coached teacher assistants, field placement students and student teachers who work with students with disabilities. Ceil grew up in La Crosse, Wisconsin, the oldest of nine children. She is married to Jim Carse and lives in Elm Grove, Wisconsin. Ceil loves to read, bike, travel and spend time with family and friends.
KATHY KRAMER SPDG PLC coach. Dr. Kramer began her teaching experience in the elementary classroom and for the last 30 years has worked as an educator in one endeavor or another: as an elementary teacher; an instructor and school liaison for adolescents in psychiatric treatment; a corporate trainer through an employee assistance program; an independent consultant for K-12 curriculum development; and since 2000 as a faculty member in the Education Department at Carroll University. She currently serves as the Director of Graduate Studies in Education. She is a co-creator and developer of the Carroll University Inclusive Teacher Residency Program. Kramer's scholarship interests include equity and inclusion and working with preservice and inservice educators to create schools that meet the needs of ALL learners.