Katelyn Spaeth ’20 of Kaukauna, Wisconsin, hopes to teach children with disabilities. She has been finishing up her special education certification and student teaching over […]
Meet Jean Rigden
- M.A.E. in Educational Leadership, Marian College
- B.S.E. in Elementary Education, University of Wisconsin- Whitewater
I am an educator. I taught middle school for 9 years in three different school districts. I was a k-12 principal for 8 years. I began working at Ripon College in the Spring of 2010. I am licensed in Wisconsin as a Principal, Curriculum Director, Pupil Services Director, and 1-8 Grade Elementary Teacher and Math Teacher Grades 1-9. I teach courses in math education and the student teaching seminar. I have a Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education from UW-Whitewater and a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from Marian University. I grew up in Fond du Lac and have only lived in Wisconsin.
What is something you’ve experienced that makes Ripon College special?
I get to really know my students over the course of their time at Ripon College!
What teaching and learning techniques work best for you?
Having passion and excitement for whatever I am teaching.
What are three words that best describe your teaching style?
Interactive, applied, and reflective
Recent News Updates
Ripon College is among a group of higher education schools in Wisconsin that is offering tutoring services across the country during the COVID-19 disruption through […]
Director of Teacher Education Jean Rigden focuses her energy on building future teachers that, in turn, expand the horizons of future generations of students. Her […]