Marsha Veninga - 7H Science Teacher, Co-Team Leader; Co-Science Department Chair
Phone: 309-827-0086 Ext. 1849 Room 134
Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. Psychology - University of Florida Post Bac. Secondary Life Science Education - University of Minnesota
Ms. Marsha Veninga
I live in Bloomington, Illinois, with my husband and daughter. Before moving to Bloomington in 2005, I lived in Chicago where I taught middle school Science for nine years. Although I took several years off from being a teacher to be a stay-at-home mom, I am excited to be back in the classroom. I served as a long-term substitute teacher at Bloomington Junior High School before getting a full-time job at Blue Ridge Junior High School where I taught 7th and 8th grade Science from January, 2014 until May, 2016. During the 2016/2017 school year, I was able to return to BJHS. I taught Science on the 8B team until 2018 when I moved to the 7H team.
As a teacher, it should be no surprise that I love to learn! I received my Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Florida and later attended the University of Minnesota to complete a graduate program in Life Science Education. Like most teachers I know, I think learning should be a lifelong endeavor so I regularly attend conferences and seminars and take college courses to help me improve my teaching skills.