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Rendy Koeppel

New Master’s Program at MLC: Training for Principals and ECE Directors Rendy Koeppel DMLC ’81 is leaving the MLC Master of Science in Education program. As principal at St. Paul-First in North Hollywood, Koeppel enjoyed the courses, noting the online flexibility and the knowledge-sharing with other WELS teachers. He saw benefits to his ministry, “particularly […]

Peter Mathwig

A grade 2-3 teacher at St. Peter-Weyauwega WI, Peter Mathwig chose the Instruction emphasis, noting, “I wanted to learn new ways of becoming a better teacher in the classroom.” Although he’s only taken one class so far, he can already see the blessings: “The courses are very applicable to the teaching ministry in our WELS […]

Stacy Shrum

When you get to know Stacy (Scott) Shrum ’02, three words come to mind: energy, enthusiasm, and impact. And it’s clear that God uses these qualities to bless her life and ministry. Her energy and enthusiasm for sharing Christ’s love positively impacts those around her—her students, school, congregation, and husband. Stacy has had a positive […]

Anne Starr

In 2011-2012, Anne Zietlow couldn’t wait to graduate, get married, and find a teaching job in the city where her fiancé, David Starr, would be a vicar. She deferred an assignment call but hoped that a public school job would be available. David was assigned to West Palm Beach, Florida, for his vicarship, but a […]

Dr. Paul Boehlke

Martin Luther College is pleased to welcome Professor Paul Boehlke, Ph.D., DMLC ’61 to our graduate faculty. Dr. Boehlke’s life could serve as a blueprint for faithful teachers who understand the value of professional growth. Boehlke’s assignment in 1961 was to a one-teacher school in Goodhue MN. Almost immediately he enrolled at Winona State, pursuing […]

Lori (Soloviyov) Wetterau

Lori Soloviyov teaches PK/K at St. John-Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. She is also a single mother of four children: Tatyana (15), Yuri (11), Aleksei (8), and Katya (6). As if that weren’t enough to fill her time, she’s pursuing her master’s degree at MLC with an emphasis in special education. She hadn’t actually signed up for […]

Dr. James Grunwald

If there’s anyone who understands the ins and outs of an online degree program, it’s MLC Professor Dr. James Grunwald. One of his major tasks is to teach online courses about how to teach online courses. In MLC’s master’s program, Jim teaches Enhancing the Curriculum with Technology, Teaching Online, and Designing and Constructing Online Courses. […]

Prof. Daryl Hanneman

Professor Daryl Hanneman, Special Education Meet Professor Daryl Hanneman DMLC ’75, a member of our graduate faculty and now a new undergraduate professor in the special education division. Professor Hanneman’s interest in special education began early in his ministry. He and his wife, Shirley DMLC ’75, served as the faculty of Trinity-Johnson MN after graduating […]

Dr. Robert Klindworth

Professionalism is important to Dr. Robert (Bob) Klindworth—in both himself and his students. He says, “I have found the vast majority of MLC master’s students to be dedicated professionals who are genuinely interested in enhancing both their knowledge and skills.” Dr. Klindworth’s experience, education, and leadership demonstrate his own professionalism and make him well-suited to […]

Dr. John Kolander

Dr. John Kolander, one of 15 off-campus instructors in MLC’s Master of Science in Education program, is a champion of Lutheran education in all aspects of his life: his ministry, his family, world missions—and, of course, the MLC graduate program. Having taught at Lutheran elementary, high school, and college level, he brings his experience and […]