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Catherine Diaz

Technical Assistant

EdVisions

HQ Phone: (507) 248-3738

EdVisions Off-Campus High School

EdVisions

501 Main St. Box 518

Henderson, Minnesota 56004

United States

Company Description

EdVisions has as its mission to create and sustain small, project-based, teacher-led, democratic schools. The program is modeled after the program created by the Minnesota New Country School, which was recognized recently by the U.S Department of Educatio... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Part-Time Teacher

El Colegio Charter School

Education



Dickinson College At Dickinson

B.S. Science Degree and Teaching Certification

Dickinson College

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EdVisions Off-Campus High School: Our School - Staff

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Catherine (Cathy) Diaz - AdvisorCathy Diaz spent the earlier years of her life in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.She went to college at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA. At Dickinson, she received a BS in Biology and a Teaching Certification, both in 1997.She is currently working on her master's in Experiential Education through Minnesota State University, Mankato.After college, Cathy taught for one year in Australia, two years in Environmental Education at Camp St. Croix, and for five years at El Colegio Charter School.She is also a member of EdVisions Cooperative.

The EOCHS is important to Cathy because she believes it is important to have many types of schools in Minnesota so students and parents can find a school that best serves them.Cathy decided to join the EOCHS because she has been working in a project-based learning school for the last five years and she believes that this will be a new challenge for her.Cathy also loves helping students successfully complete projects that are important to them and get them excited about learning.She feels that it is a great way for students to get involved in their communities and find out areas of interests that might never have crossed their minds before.Cathy loves working with students that are excited about project-based learning.
Cathy currently lives in Hudson, WI with her husband Alejandro (Ale) Diaz.
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In her spare time, Cathy enjoys training service dogs, logrolling, and playing basketball.Cathy also has advanced certification in scuba diving.


EdVisions Co-op - Staff

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Cathy Diaz

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Cathy DiazTechnical Assistant
Cathy is one of the founding group members of El Colegio Charter School in Minneapolis and a current part-time teacher at El Colegio.She provides technical assistance to EdVisions Schools in St. Paul, Brooklyn Park and Duluth, Minnesota.She holds a B.S. Science Degree and Teaching Certification from Dickinson College.


"There's lots of different online options ...

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"There's lots of different online options in Minnesota," said Cathy Diaz, co-director of the Edvisions online school. "We focus on individualized learning and creating a community online."

Like other Edvisions schools, including the nationally-recognized Minnesota New Country School, the online high school is "project-based," which means students and their teacher/advisors develop unique learning plans for each student, based on their interests. "They create projects around the things they're excited about," said Diaz. It's the same approach being developed for use at the Vermilion Country School, but in an online version.
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And each "class" gets together at least once a month for a field trip or special activity, according to Diaz.


"There's lots of different online options ...

timberjay.com [cached]

"There's lots of different online options in Minnesota," said Cathy Diaz, co-director of the Edvisions online school. "We focus on individualized learning and creating a community online."

Like other Edvisions schools, including the nationally-recognized Minnesota New Country School, the online high school is "project-based," which means students and their teacher/advisors develop unique learning plans for each student, based on their interests. "They create projects around the things they're excited about," said Diaz. It's the same approach being developed for use at the Vermilion Country School, but in an online version.
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And each "class" gets together at least once a month for a field trip or special activity, according to Diaz.


EdVisions Off-Campus High School: Our School - Staff

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Cathy Dias

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