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Scott Nilles
Major: Kinesiology and Health

Company/Organization: Gilbert Community Schools/West Des Moines Community Schools
Company/Organization website: http://www.gilbertcsd.org, http://www.wdmcs.org/schools/jordancreek/
Title: PE/Health Teacher
Destination: Gilbert, IA/West Des Moines, IA
Timeframe: Spring 2017

Advisor/Coordinator Email: lipsey@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
I taught PE and Health to 7th and 8th grade students at Gilbert and taught Kindergarten, 1st, and 4th-6th grades at Jordan Creek Elementary in West DesMoines.

I accomplished...
The greatest accomplishment was getting to know and work with the kids more personally and help them develop.

I learned...
There is never a dull moment when teaching. You should always be flexible and adapt to the situation.

Advice for others...
Stay up beat and enthusiastic and make as many connections as you can.

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