Mrs. Barbara Forsberg

Special Education Teacher

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Much of my professional experience includes working with students who have learning and emotional-behavioral disabilities, but I'm also passionate about language arts and technology. Inspiring kids to make a difference in the world is something I also love; advising an after-school student volunteer group called the Difference Makers brings me a lot of joy.


Middle school students are quirky, fun, and often unpredictable; every day is unique, and that’s what I love about teaching at PCMS. A student recently asked me,”Why do I have to do the work I missed when I was gone?! It’s in the past!!” That’s just one humorous aspect of teaching middle school that brings me back (smiling) every day.

Expertise
Learning and Behavioral Disabilities, Technology, English/Language Arts

Degrees
B.S. in Human Development from U.W. Green Bay;M.A. in Special Education from U.W. Oshkosh

Professional Interests
Special Education, Literature and Language Arts, Educational Technology, Project-Based Learning, Building Learning Communities

Awards
Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer 2013;Partners in Education Golden Apple Educator 2007;6-12 Cross-Categorical Special Education Certified;6-12 Emotional-Behavioral Disabilities Certified;Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certified;Early Childhood and Kindergarten Certified

LinkedIn
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/barbara-j-forsberg/35/16/348/

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/pcmsvoicehouse/

Twitter
https://twitter.com/BarbaraForsberg

Experience
Before I became a teacher, I enjoyed working with troubled youth in residential programs for more than ten years. After getting my teaching license, I taught in Green Bay's Alternative Education Program before coming to Pulaski, where I've taught 6th-8th grade core subjects in the regular and special education settings for more than ten years.