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Ms. Cindy Jahnke, jahnkec@district279.org


Where did you go to school and what is your previous job experience?

Bethel college (Biology and education degree)
U of M (Masters in Science Education)

Other schools:

Minnehaha Academy (7th grade life science, 10 grade biology, elementary computer) 92-94
Blaine HS (9th grade physical science) 94-95
Osseo HS (biology, geology, astronomy, and animal studies) 95-96

When did you begin working at Park Center?


What is your teaching philosophy?

If I get my students to think in class, I have succeeded.

Why did you choose your profession?

I was in the middle of my biology degree, and I started to tutor a fellow classmate. I found I like the explaining more than I like what I was explaining! I added the degree, and was practically given my first teaching job. Once I started, I was hooked.

In what room(s) can you commonly be found?

116 and 117

Additional Comments(hobbies)?

I love anything that gets me outside...hiking, canoeing, skiing...