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Kimberly Hofkamp

Assistant Professor, Certifying Officer and Director of Clinical Experience 262.524.7128 khofkamp@carrollu.edu Education Hall 209

TEACHES IN THE FOLLOWING PROGRAM(S)

Education

Biography

Professor Hofkamp has worked in the field of education for more than 20 years. Since 2005, she has worked at Carroll University leading candidates through the Teacher Education Program for licensure and a degree. As the former president of Wisconsin Independent Colleges of Teacher Education (WICTE), collaboration with teacher preparation programs across the state has provided perspective for her work. 

Education

  • Silver Lake College, M.A. in Education: Teacher Leadership
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S. in Elementary Education

Areas of Specialization

Teacher Residency, Curriculum & Instruction, Teacher Effectiveness and Methods in Social Studies & Science

Scholarly and Professional Achievements

Hofkamp, K., Kramer, K., Kretchmar, K. & White, K., (2017) Inclusive Teacher Residency Program: Navigating Challenges through Conversations and Critical Friends. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Tampa, FL.

Hofkamp, K., Stickles, R., White, E., & White, K., (2015) Reframing guiding principles for teacher education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Strom, B, K. Kramer, R. Donovan, K. Hofkamp, S. Schumacher, and W. Robinson, (2008) A programmatic model for the development and assessment of dispositions as guiding principles in a teacher education program. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators, New Orleans February 25, 2008.

Service to Carroll University and Profession

  • Member Waukesha County Environmental Education Stakeholder team, 2016-present
  • Member of the Prairie Springs Advisory Committee, 2016-present
  • Member of the WIP (Wisconsin Improvement Program) committee, 2008- present (served on     Executive Board 2011-12)
  • Member of Student Life Committee, 2015-present
  • Co-Advisor of Carroll U Education Club, 2014-15
  • Co-president of KM Explore governance council, 2013-15
  • Member of the Swallow School District teaching and learning committee 2012-14
  • Member of Faculty Technology committee, 2013-14
  • President of WICTE (Wisconsin Independent Colleges of Teacher Education), 2010-12
  • Administered the Undergraduate International Studies of Foreign Language Title VI Grant, Internationalizing Teacher Education through Field Immersion Experiences, 2010-12

Honors and Awards

Received Excellence in Teaching Education Award, nominated by Carroll University Education students, awarded at the Division of Professional and Graduate Studies 2008 Banquet

What is your teaching style?

I am passionate about teaching and learning. Active engagement, experiential learning and responding to students’ needs are components of my educational philosophy. I believe it’s crucial to approach opportunities with a curious mind to consider a variety of perspectives.

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