Larissa Wilming smiles

| May 2, 2018

Happy “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumna Larissa Wilming (’17 Music Performance and Teaching Certification).

 

Wilming works as a music teacher at Central DeWitt Intermediate and Middle School, teaching guitar, general music, and band lessons for 4ththrough 8thgrade. This is Wilming’s first year as a teacher. 

Larissa Wilming shows a student a clarinet

 

“I enjoy getting to build relationships with every student in my school. They all have different interests, and I get to know every single one of them, which is really special,” says Wilming. “Above all else, I love being able to teach and share the joy of music with my students.”

 

Wilming is grateful for the real-life teaching opportunities the UI College of Education gave to her.

 

“The College of Education helped me build a confidence in my teaching. I also got to work with and learn from the best role models,” says Wilming.

 

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