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SERVICE LEARNER

Course and site listing for Mary Carlson, Wendy Krueger, and Amy Van Hecke

Learning Objections for Service Learning Course:

1. Students will become familiar with ASD and current research-based knowledge of the disorder, and will demonstrate culturally- and developmentally-relevant sensitivity towards those with ASD.

2. Students will demonstrate an understanding of “gold-standard” diagnostic, intervention, and educational practices for individuals with ASD.

3. Students will experience working in an interdisciplinary team, including the fields of education, speech pathology, and psychology, and will develop a skill set for working with individuals with ASD.

4. Students will demonstrate an ability to integrate and apply empirical knowledge and practical experiences to their study and practice of education, speech pathology, or psychology.

EDUC/PSYC/SPPA 4931: Autism for the Professions:

Procedure:

Special Placements:

Agency: Goodrich Elementary

Limit: One group of three students

Address: 8251 N. Celina Street

Transportation:

Approximate travel time by car: 25 minutes (A car is highly recommended for this site)

Approximate travel time by bus: 1 hour 20 minutes

Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 7:35am – 2:00pm (lunch is between 11:00am and 12:15pm). The school is flexible with schedules during this time frame.

Description of Agency/Activities: At Goodrich, they strive to meet the needs of all children so that they can become responsible, productive citizens. Classroom activities focus on critical thinking, exploration and problem solving in a safe and nurturing environment. By integrating technology into the curriculum, the staff encourages students to take advantage of online resources while reinforcing classroom learning. Within the next 5 years, Goodrich Elementary School will be the first choice for parents by providing a safe and engaging learning community that will prepare students for high school, college and beyond through challenging instruction.

Student Role at Agency: Goodrich Elementary only offers Early Childhood Programs (K3, K4, and K5) before lunchtime, so service learning who wish to work with young children would sign up for a slot ending before 11:00am. Goodrich Elementary offers programs for children grades 1st-5th all day, so anytime between 7:35am-11:00am, and 12:15pm-2:00pm.

Special Requirements: Per district policy, any MU student volunteering in MPS should complete the online application.  Please put the school and supervisor names in the appropriate section. Please follow the “Online Application” instructions. Contact Heather Ascoff at aschofha@milwaukee.k12.wi.us if there are any questions about the online application process. Students must have their background check cleared prior to starting their placement with any MPS school.  When background checks are processed, the student will be notified and they should contact their site supervisor to begin service learning.

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Agency: Samuel Clemens Elementary School

Limit: One group of three students

Address: 3600 West Hope Avenue, Milwaukee

Transportation:

Approximate travel time by car: 12 minutes

Approximate travel time by bus: 35 minutes

Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8:00am-2:00pm (lunch is between 11:00am am and 12:00pm so students should not sign up during that time)

Description of Agency/Activities: At Samuel Clemens Elementary, two separate Austim units come together within one classroom.  Because it is in one room they often do collaborative projects together and share staff when needed. The room as a whole has 3 non-verbal students, 2 slightly verbal students, and the rest are highly verbal. There are 11 students total. They have low-tech devices such as picture exchange binders, big macs, or 4 button devices to help assist in communication.  Most collaboration will be between the Speech Pathologist and the Special Education teacher.

Student Role at Agency: Students at Samuel Clemens will work under the supervision of the Speech Pathologist within the Autism unit classroom. 

Special Requirements: Per district policy, any MU student volunteering in MPS should complete the online application.  Please put the school and supervisor names in the appropriate section. Please follow the “Online Application” instructions. Contact Heather Ascoff at aschofha@milwaukee.k12.wi.us if there are any questions about the online application process. Students must have their background check cleared prior to starting their placement with any MPS school.  When background checks are processed, the student will be notified and they should contact their site supervisor to begin service learning.

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Agency: Gaenslen Elementary School

Limit: Two groups of 3 students

Address: 1250 East Burleigh Street, Milwaukee, WI 53212

Transportation:

Approximate travel time by car: 15 minutes

Approximate travel time by bus: 30 minutes

Days/Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 7:30am-2:30pm

Description of Agency/Activities: Gaenslen Elementary School is a public elementary school, grades K-8, with about 600 total students. Of those students, about 39% have special needs.

Student Role at Agency: Students will have the opportunity to work in and out of the classroom with a varied caseload of students alongside the school’s Psychologist, Speech Pathologist and Special Education teacher.

Special Requirements: Per district policy, any MU student volunteering in MPS should complete the online application.  Please put the school and supervisor names in the appropriate section. Please follow the “Online Application” instructions. Contact Heather Ascoff at aschofha@milwaukee.k12.wi.us if there are any questions about the online application process. Students must have their background check cleared prior to starting their placement with any MPS school.  When background checks are processed, the student will be notified and they should contact their site supervisor to begin service learning.

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Agency: 95th Street School

Limit: One group of three students

Address: 3707 N. 94th Street

Transportation:

Approximate travel time by car: 20 minutes

Approximate travel time by bus: 45 minutes

Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 7:30am – 2:30pm (lunch is between 11:00am and 1:00pm so students should not sign up during that time). The school is flexible with schedules during this time frame.

Description of Agency/Activities: Ninety-Fifth Street School offers a traditional school setting with a focus on individual student achievement. As an MPS GE Foundation Demonstration School, we focus on putting the rigorous Common Core State Standards into practice in innovative ways. Staff receive intense professional development focused on the Common Core. We are also recognized by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction as a PBIS School of Merit for implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and creating a positive school climate for our students. Our high expectations in all core subject areas are making a positive difference for our students’ academic achievement. Music, physical education, art and library media access adds diversity and value to our students’ educational experience. We have a strong School Governance Council as well as a very strong PTA. Parent volunteering is welcomed and supported with our open door policy.

Student Role at Agency: Students will have the opportunity to work in and out of the classroom with a varied caseload of students alongside the school’s Psychologist, Speech Pathologist and Special Education teacher.

Special Requirements: Per district policy, any MU student volunteering in MPS should complete the online application.  Please put the school and supervisor names in the appropriate section. Please follow the “Online Application” instructions. Students must have their background check cleared prior to starting their placement with any MPS school.  When background checks are processed, the student will be notified and they should contact their site supervisor to begin service learning.

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Agency: Rufus King International High School

Limit: One group of three students

Address: 1801 W. Olive Street

Transportation:

Approximate travel time by car: 10 minutes

Approximate travel time by bus: 45 minutes

Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 7:30am – 9:30am or 1:45-2:45pm. The school is flexible with schedules during this time frame.

Description of Agency/Activities: Rufus King is a public co-educational International Baccalaureate (IB) high school. It has been an IB school since 1979, and approximately 90% of the student population participates in the Pre Diploma and IB programs. The IB Diploma program is a rigorous pre-university course of study, which meets the needs of the highly motivated secondary student. The program involves two years of preparation for examinations that are evaluated and recognized internationally. The IB student may work toward individual subject certificates or an IB diploma. Our school offers a rigorous academic program and is made up of a multicultural population.

Student Role at Agency: Students will have the opportunity to work in and out of the classroom with a varied caseload of students alongside the school’s Psychologist, Speech Pathologist and Special Education Transitional Coordinator.

Special Requirements: Per district policy, any MU student volunteering in MPS should complete the online application.  Please put the school and supervisor names in the appropriate section. Please follow the “Online Application” instructions. Students must have their background check cleared prior to starting their placement with any MPS school.  When background checks are processed, the student will be notified and they should contact their site supervisor to begin service learning.

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Agency: Golda Meir School 

Limit: Two groups of three students

Address: 1555 N. Martin Luther King Drive 

Transportation:

Approximate travel time by car: 8 minutes

Approximate travel time by bus: 25 minutes

Days/Hours of Operation:  Intervention:Tuesday and Thursday 11:55 AM - 12:25 PM, Science/Social Studies: 9:50 -- 10:50 AM, Reading: 12:25 -- 1:30 PM.

Description of Agency/Activities: Golda Meir School offers a Gifted and Talented Program designed for a diverse urban student population. Our test scores reflect results that could only be achieved by students motivated by an exciting, interdisciplinary curriculum and supported by caring parents.

Student Role at Agency: Students will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with at student with alongside the school’s Cross Categorical teacher and other Special Education teacher.

Special Requirements: Per district policy, any MU student volunteering in MPS should complete the online application.  Please put the school and supervisor names in the appropriate section. Please follow the “Online Application” instructions. Contact Heather Ascoff at aschofha@milwaukee.k12.wi.us if there are any questions about the online application process. Students must have their background check cleared prior to starting their placement with any MPS school.  When background checks are processed, the student will be notified and they should contact their site supervisor to begin service learning.

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Agency: Fairview Elementary

Limit: One group of 3 students

Address6500 W. KinnickinnicRiver Pkwy Milwaukee, WI, 53219

Transportation:

Approximate Travel Time by car:  15 minutes

Approximate Travel Time by bus:  50 minutes

Description of Agency: Fairview School is a partnership of families, staff, and community that educates 640 students in grades K4 to 8. We continue to prepare our students for global citizenship and future career opportunities. We celebrate the diversity of our population and the uniqueness of each individual through a multi-cultural curriculum, individualized programming in art and music, and technology options enable us to modify and adapt learning experiences to make every student successful. This is evident in our assessment scores being at or above district and state levels.

Student Role at Agency: Students will have the opportunity to work in and out of the classroom with a varied caseload of students alongside the school’s Psychologist, Speech Pathologist and Special Education teacher.

Special Requirements: Per district policy, any MU student volunteering in MPS should complete the PDF background check form. Please put the school and supervisor names in the appropriate section.  The completed forms should be scanned and emailed to Heather Aschoff at aschofha@milwaukee.k12.wi.us who will get them to the correct office to be processed. Students must have their background check cleared prior to starting their placement with any MPS school.  When background checks are processed, the site supervisor will be alerted that students are ready to begin.

 


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Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
1102 W. Wisconsin Ave. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

Phone Number: (414) 288-0250
Fax Number: (414) 288-3259

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