​Office of Field Experiences Staff

Pat MarinacPatricia Marinac, Director

Pat Marinac serves as the director of field experience for the School of Education. Her responsibilities include program development, placement and support of student teachers/interns, and preparing classroom teachers to serve as cooperating teachers. Pat worked in the Appleton Area School District for 23 years before coming to UWSP in 2009. She taught science, served as district science coordinator, and coordinated a new teacher induction program. Professional interests include teacher mentoring, professional development, and teacher performance assessment.
Patricia Marinac

Erin Heider, Program Assistant

Erin Heider is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has been working as student status examiner for the UWSP School of Education since 2009.
Erin Heider


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