Schanhofer selected as Marian University’s Teacher of the Month

November 13, 2014

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Alicia Schanhofer, a history and psychology teacher at Luxemburg-Casco High School, was selected as Marian University’s October Teacher of the Month.

A native of the Oconto Falls area, Schanhofer teaches AP Psychology and U.S. History, and works with Response to Intervention (RtI) students. She also serves as the junior class advisor and the LCHS Sting Cancer Advisor. Schanhofer earned her master’s degree in special education from UW-Oshkosh, and her bachelor of arts in psychology from UW-Green Bay.

“I am humbled by this award, and it means an incredible amount to be nominated by a former student. I truly have the best job in the world and I’m honored to have the opportunity to work with students every day,” said Schanhofer. “I believe that learning is a life-long process and my goal is to inspire students to see their potential through educational opportunities.  I truly want to support them being the very best people that they can be.”

The Teacher of the Month contest, presented by Marian University and WIXX, highlights one area teacher each month. Marian University presents each recipient with a complimentary gift certificate valid for a one credit graduate level professional development course worth $250. In addition, each Teacher of the Month recipient will receive a wine gift basket from Forgotten Fire Winery or Falling Waters Winery; a $100 gift certificate from the Day Spa; a $100 gift certificate from School House; a 100 wing party from The Bar, Hagemeister Park or Graystone Ale House; apparel from Marian University; and a cake from Festival Foods for the teacher’s lounge.

Deserving teachers may be nominated by visiting

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University will select one teacher at the end of each month.