Janssen provides experiences for students

Beth Janssen, AGWSR Media Specialist works with first graders, Claire and Autumn, as the pair work out a solution to tangrams, which are a type of puzzle. Tangrams are available on the school library website, and teach spatial relationships as well as helping kids learn geometric terms and develop problem solving skills. 

Beth Janssen spends her days at AGWSR managing the school library program along with library associate, Megan Brekunitch. Her duties include teaching K-6 grade computer science and 21st Century Technology skills. She is a PIT (Purposeful, Intentional Teaching) crew leader within the district, as well as a Prom co-sponsor.

Beth is married to Darren who serves as the Regional Manager and Business Development Officer in GNB Bank in Ackley. The couple have three sons – Evan (27), Brent (24), and Jay (24). All the boys living within 30 miles of their parents who are blessed with being able to spend lots of time together, as well as experiencing all their boys have going on in their lives. She holds a STEM Innovator Licensure from the University of Iowa, an MA in School Library Studies K-12, a BS in Elementary Education, as well as her AA in General Studies. Along with these, she holds endorsements in health, reading, English and language arts and that of MS generalist.

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