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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - December 9, 1999, Kokomo, Indiana Local Kokomo Tribune thursday dec 9 1999 g it teachers take the real world to their students Kari Catanzaro presenting teacher from Maco Aquah High school by Melissa Howell Tribune staff writer Kari Catanzaro May share the same profession As her parents but the Way this Maco Aquah High school Spanish teacher is preparing students for the real world has changed for a girl who grew up on a farm with two parents who were also teachers this has been a whole new world for she said of what the vision program did to her approach to teaching the regional program part ners teachers with area Busi Nesses during the summer business professionals take them behind the curtain of whatever they sell or service to show teachers what will be expected of the future workforce current High school Stu dents from their experiences in the various businesses teachers design curriculum for classroom projects the newest vision 1999 Fellows Are Kok Mocenter school Wilma Ausbrook Steven Baldwin Patricia Brandon Dandy Joyce Forth Martiza Kessinger Deborah Mcdaniel Michael Miller Rebecca Stoltz fus Wiiliam Vogus Patricia Waymire Maco Aquah school Karl Catanzaro Tracy Dicker son Betty Shackelford Northern Community school Annemarie Bailey Northwestern school Aaron Gilr Nore Jeff Hellmann Terry Moore Talca Wegel Michael Young Taylor Community school age come and talk was Good i could not Only will they have to returning to what some consid Tell them Why drugs and tattoos Aller the training ground of future adjust to our workforce but we Over their body is something import employees High school Phillips Are going to have to adjust to Tant to consider first she said Stu was reminded that times Are she said of today youth dents think i had a Little bit of a clue changing for both the High academic and business worlds of what was going it photo by Sarah Howell can be contacted by e vision program Aaron Gilmore a business teacher at North at Western Speaks to other educators and business leaders of the Community about his students project for the vision program of Hope Chambers Peggy Ober Sneyer Brenda Pullen fran Walker Katherine Wood denotes vision ii Fellows from Catanzaro summer internships at coca cola bottling the Logansport pharos Tri Bune and Howard Community Hospital she gathered ideas to prove to students that what she is teaching will matter later in life her efforts were featured at an honorary luncheon wednesday for 103 teachers or Fellows graduating from the 1999 program using transparencies Catanzaro showed How her advanced Lan Guage students went beyond the typical lessons this semester to develop practical materials that would help the areas growing bilingual population these seniors Are Good at play ing the game Reading the novels and she said but this was a Challenge because they had to do real world the students translated English written texts into Spanish on Coke cans advertising Hospital maps and health registration forms it want hard to sell the project to students with Spanish being the most common foreign Lan Guage spoken in the Catan Zaro said she was hoping to show the practicality of knowing a Sec Ond language and the opportunities that come professionally wednesdays luncheon also marked five years since the partnership Between Delphi Delco electronics systems and Kokomo Center schools spawned or vision of Industry and schools in ongoing networks teachers accepted for the Fellowship visit five local businesses to experience working Environ ments the skills expectations problems and technologies the experience is equally Reward ing on the business Side according to Stacy Phillips a data Security analyst for eds in Kokomo not Only does it give me Pride in myself but in the company i work for and the Community i live she said after graduating from Eastern High school in 1992 Phillips stayed Home to earn a bachelors degree at Indiana University Kokomo before being hired by eds she coordinated the company program for vision 1999 and stepped Back inside the classroom this semester to talk with students Western students in Brenda Putens Home economics class to have someone closer to their a its a gift that Shes sure to love and enjoy May we suggest Clinique Happy solid perfume Clinique Happy fragrance collection 3step skin care system shop All storm thursday sam40pm Friday it saturday 8am41pm

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