MHS, Chamber and Wisconsin Tourism Department Partner for Trainings
MERRILL, Wis. – The School District of Merrill is looking to revamp the 6-12 Business and Computer Science program and has hired two new Business Education and Computer Science teachers who are seeking your input!
Merrill High School has created a new business lab designed to encourage collaboration, communication, entrepreneurship and innovation skills of all students and High School DECA chapter is also in development. With nearly a 70-year history, DECA has impacted the lives of more than ten million students, educators, school administrators and business professionals since it was founded in 1946. Their strong connection with our organization has resonated into a brand that people identify as a remarkable experience in the preparation of emerging leaders and entrepreneurs. DECA’s programs and activities have constantly evolved as we use the latest technology and apply cutting edge educational research.
In addition to the new high school lab, the district has hired two new Business Educators. Amy Hahn is the new Prairie River Middle School Business Education teacher bringing a background in special education and real world business experience. She is excited that our school district is offering our students great courses in computer science. By empowering them with a strong foundation for their future – in the world of business and technology and where they can showcase their creativity, and are engaged in such an incredible medium of communication! Olivia Dachel is the new Merrill High School Business and Information Technology teacher and comes to the District with over 19 years of Business and Computer Science educational experience. She holds the core belief that every student has a talent that will make them successful. Customer service, 21st Century Skills and community pride are the foundational components of all her courses and is an active recruiter for the Youth Apprenticeship Program. She is excited to network and form connections that will help our students succeed. Olivia is a recipient of the Kohl’s Teaching Fellowship in Business Education, Governor’s Financial Literacy Award and NCWIT Aspirations in Computer Science Award.