Ben Carlovsky Finds Deep Content to Match Deep Passion

Ben Carlovsky MLC ’03 was originally enrolled in MLC’s Master of Science in Educational Administration program. As an elementary school principal at Abiding Word-Houston, that made sense. But when he accepted a call to teach religion at Wisconsin Lutheran High School, he switched programs midstream. Now he’s a 2023 graduate of our Master of Arts […]

The Best Time for a Master’s Degree—Now!

Dana Raasch Explains Why When Dana (Pietrzyk) Raasch graduated from Martin Luther College with her bachelor’s degree in 2021, it didn’t take her long to realize that the best time to pursue a master’s degree was immediately. So after just one year in front of the classroom, she became a student again—in MLC’s graduate program. […]

The Joy of Classroom Management

Dr. Benjamin Clemons has a lot of personal experience with the subject of the graduate course he’s teaching: Classroom Management. Some of that experience occurred during his years as a teacher who gradually, by trial and error, learned how to manage his classroom. And some occurred as a student who, he admits, needed a little […]

The Story of a Special Services Director—with a Few Twists

When Holly (Pearson) Dannecker MLC ’09 earned her MS-Education from MLC this spring, it was the culmination of an interesting story—a story with a few surprising twists. The first twist took place before Dannecker even began grad school. Although she started her ministry as an elementary teacher, she is now a full-time special education teacher. […]

Teaching Teachers How to Teach Teachers

Curiosity, a love for learning, and a proven talent for teaching—what more could we want in a graduate professor at Martin Luther College? Dr. Lyn DeLorme, a technology professor in MLC’s Graduate Studies Program, lays claim to all of these—and harnesses them in the course she teaches for us, Leading Technology Professional Development. Yes, it’s […]

Jarred Beduze: Principal in the Making

Strong Lutheran schools need strong principals. Leaders who set the bar high for student achievement. Who create a Christ-centered culture. Who cast longterm visions for the future of their school and simultaneously handle the day-to-day details. Who supervise instruction, create a budget, and implement a marketing plan—all while maintaining meaningful relationships with faculty, parents, and […]

Enhancing Ministry with Technology

A few weeks ago, a pastor approached MLC’s new adjunct instructor, Martin Spriggs, to thank him. The pastor had taken Spriggs’s technology class at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary Summer Quarter and learned there how to use a personal productivity system. That class was 10 years ago, but the system had so greatly improved his control over […]

Two Hats—One Program

Zach Seeger (’05, ’22) wears two hats. At Abiding Peace in Simpsonville, South Carolina, he carries a full load of administrative duties and teaches a full classroom of sixth and seventh graders. He’s a principal who teaches. So it was important to him that his master’s program increase his skills in both areas of his […]

A Master’s Degree that Fits His Ministry Needs—Today and Tomorrow

When Donovan Waege MLC ’21 began his ministry last summer at Christ Lutheran School in Eagle River, Wisconsin, his duties expanded quickly. In addition to teaching grades 5-8, as assigned, he also found himself in the unofficial role of technology director. Using his own natural interest in technology, coupled with the training he’d received in […]