RUSHVILLE—Janet Younger is the new director of the Spoon River College or university Rushville Middle adhering to the retirement of Rob Kirkham, who held that placement for the earlier 12 years.
Although Young might be new to the director’s place, she’s no stranger to Spoon River School. She commenced doing work there in 2003 in the Adult Training office for the Teenager Mother’s system, the place she presented help and training to younger moms to far better prepare them for parenting obligations as they finished substantial college. Afterwards she took a situation as an advisor for the GED method in Macomb and Rushville.
“I savored these positions, and observed it gratifying to enjoy students mature and achieve their goals. The Grownup Training Department is a very supportive department and we labored intently together to help our GED learners, constantly encouraging them to expand their plans and reach for the stars,” Younger reported.
“And like my pupils, it was a tough determination to crack out of my comfort zone and test one thing new. But with encouragement from co-workers and household, I resolved to unfold my wings.”
Young’s former supervisor and recent director of the Adult Schooling application Chad Murphy was amongst individuals who encouraged her to test something unique.
“Janet is a wonderful fit for Rushville. She is passionate, pushed, arranged and higher than all, scholar centered. She places her heart and soul into earning confident that all learners have the possibility to realize success. She will be missed in Adult Ed., but we are delighted she is nevertheless at SRC.”
Younger is also not new to the Rushville group. She was used at Schuyler Counseling and Well being Expert services as a Beginning to 3 guardian educator in 1986 after she received her bachelor’s degree.
“Rushville is a escalating little town with a ton to supply family members, and I am honored to be back listed here and excited about continuing the substantial high quality instructional help that Spoon River Higher education has to offer the Rushville neighborhood. We have systems for all ages, all the things from Summer Youth, twin credit lessons at RIHS, affiliate levels, certificate courses and group schooling applications. I am committed to helping Rushville develop, aiding the local community to fulfill any educational and training needs they might have, and creating relationships with the regional organizations. My door will normally be open up and I am eager to listen to what anyone would like to study extra about.”
Young has also been earlier utilized as a Guardian Educator for VIT Elementary and a Household Case Supervisor for the McDonough County Health Office. She has a BS diploma from WIU in Spouse and children and Consumer Sciences and a MS in Early Childhood Education and learning. She and her husband Steve have lived and farmed in Vermont for the past 36 decades and love paying out time with daughters Cassandra Lancaster and Amanda Trone and their grandchildren.