Edina Haslauer is an instructor of the English Language Learner Certification Program and an associate lecturer in the German Department at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
After two years of study at the Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria, and two years at Loras College, Dubuque, IA, Haslauer received her BA degree in sociology and German. She holds an MSE degree from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in secondary education. She is currently a doctoral student in the department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She projects a December 2008 graduation date in Teacher Education with emphasis in ELL and a minor in Educational Psychology. A native Hungarian and former English and German language learner herself, Haslauer has experienced first hand what it means to learn a second or additional language.
Edina lives with her husband, Marius Haslauer, in Cuba City, WI. In her free time, she enjoys walking, yoga, gardening, biking, and most importantly traveling, and learning about new places, cultures, people, and languages.
“As the traveler who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep, so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily to appreciate more lovingly our own” ~ Margaret Mead