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April Moen, Ph.D.

Adjunct DE Instructor
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605-698-3125
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Education

  • Ph.D., Capella University
  • M.Ed., The College of St. Scholastica
  • B.A., Mount Marty College

Biography

Dr. Moen’s M.Ed. is in Curriculum/Instruction with an action research study on the topic of "Ability Grouping." She completed her Ph.D. in Educational Administration and furthered her study in the area of reading through her dissertation on the Transition of Reading Recovery students. Throughout the dissertation work and beyond, Dr. Moen has found that the gift of Reading Recovery for students is making a difference beyond their schooling experiences as reading is a lifelong experience.

She serves as Title I Director/Education for Sisseton Public Schools. She directs and leads the schools with Title I funds as well as provides the writing of grants and facilitation of the school improvement plans throughout the district. Prior to this position, Dr. Moen was a Reading Recovery teacher and learned the valuable lesson of teaching to the child and striving to meet the unique needs of each individual child in order to bridge the gaps in learning to offer the best education setting to provide the best future for our students. She also spent five years teaching middle school students and learned the value of communication, parent involvement and leadership.

In addition to her adjunct work with SAGU, she also teaches the following on-line classes at Trinity Bible College in Ellendale, ND: English Comp I and II, English Literature, American Literature and Intro to Sociology.

Dr. Moen has been an Adjunct Educator for Mount Marty College since 2002 teaching the following courses: Middle School Methods, Remediation/Diagnosis of Reading, Social Studies Methods, Science/Math Methods, Child Development (online), Educational Psychology/Field Experience (blended class), Assessment, Evaluation and Classroom Management, and Orientation to Teaching,

 

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