Rondi Wussow

Rondi Wussow

Child Development Instructor

Email Address: rondiw@alextech.edu

Phone Number: 320-762-4679


Background:

Rondi Wussow has been teaching in the Child Development program since 1997. She teaches a combination of first and second year courses. Her courses include those that focus on guidance strategies, environmental considerations for early childhood settings, professionalism in the field, and planning and implementing curriculum. Her favorite course is Children's Language and Literacy Experiences, and she also enjoys coordinating internship and practicum experiences. Rondi has experience in the field of early childhood in both Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) and child care center settings. In addition, Rondi has been a part of many local and state boards and organizations that work with children, families, and professionals in the field of early childhood. She also helps to coordinate the Customized Training course offerings by the ATCC.

Rondi received her BES with a major emphasis in Child and Family Studies and her MS in Parent and Family Education along with her Parent Education license from St. Cloud State University.

Joni Jacobson

Joni Jacobson

Human Services Practitioner Advisor &
Child Development Instructor

Email Address: JoniJ@alextech.edu

Phone Number: 320-762-4527


Background:

Joni Jacobson is an occupational therapist with 25 years of experience working with children in home, child care, and school settings. Through her education and experience, she has a strong foundation in normal child development, atypical development, medical disabilities, and mental health disorders in children. In addition, Joni has consulted extensively with school teams in the areas of assistive technology, managing challenging behaviors, and autism spectrum disorders.

Joni is an instructor in Alexandria Technical and Community College's Child Development program and the advisor for the Human Services Practitioner program. She has also been an adjunct instructor at Minnesota State University-Moorhead in the Speech Language Hearing Sciences program. Joni received her BS in Occupational Therapy at the University of North Dakota and her MS in Health Care Administration at the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, IA.