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137 – WELSTech Road Trip: New Ulm, MN

This week the WELSTech Podcast Road Trip stops by Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School in New Ulm, MN.

Road trip:

roadtrip02c(2:11) Student Management System – The next stop on the WELSTech Road Trip takes Martin and Sallie to New Ulm, MN to talk with Heath Dobberpuhl, teacher and registrar at Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School (MVL).  MVL recently converted to a new student management system, making their cookie sales (and grade management) much easier for teachers, staff and parents alike.  Listen as Heath shares their experience with the system.

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Class Section Summary
The Class Section Summary screen (Click the view full size)

Missing Assisgnment Settings
The Missing Assignments Settings Screen (Click to view full size)

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Community feedback:

(28:45) Martin shared several noteworthy links:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(34:07) Episode 138 – The WELSTech summer 2010 Road Trip heads east to Liverpool, NY to meet Pastor Jeremiah Gumm and learn about pastoral blogging. (Release date 06/30/10)

The featured artist:

(34:55) We close the podcast with the music of Mike Westendorf (www.mikewestendorf.com and mikewestendorf on Twitter) – Found from his CD titled “Climb the Mountain”

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136 – WELSTech Road Trip: Aurora, CO

Go on the road with the WELSTech Podcast as we explore distance counseling in Aurora, CO.

Road trip:

roadtrip02c(3:13) Distance Counseling – Martin and Sallie pack their virtual bags and head across the country to visit Aurora, CO where we visit with Liz Seelow from New Beginnings – A Home For Mothers and Dan Nommensen from Wisconsin Lutheran Child and Family Services (WLCFS).  Liz shares her first-hand experience with the WLCFS Member Assistance Program distance counseling service.  Listen for tips on starting a similar program in your area.

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A typical Member Assistance Program session
A typical Member Assistance Program session

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Picks of the week:

Community feedback:

(24:40) Pastor Rob Guenther from Gethsemane in Raleigh, NC shared lots of ideas and questions including a link to Format Factory, and audio video converter

Coming up on WELSTech:

(30:42) Episode 137 – The next stop on the WELSTech summer 2010 Road Trip is Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School in New Ulm, MN where we’ll talk with teacher and registrar Heath Dobberpuhl about their new student management system. (Release date 06/23/10)

The featured artist:

(31:30) We close the podcast with the music of Stephen Bautista (www.stephenbautistamusic.com or stephenbautista on Twitter) – Trying to Catch the Wind from his CD titled “Abandon”

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