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Mr. Peter H. DeLong
Hi, I am the school social worker for 2nd and 4th grades at Bruce Vento Elementary school and Ms Buresh and Ms Thompson's Pre-school classes. I have been a social worker for ten years and a youthworker for 15 before that. I have been a school social worker for two years, all of the at good ol' Bruce Vento Elementary School. I enjoy being active outside and I bike to school 1-3 days per week. I am a licensed and independent clinical social worker in the state of Minnesota and enjoy using art, puppets, gardening and experiental activities to foster the social and emoitonal development of children. I am a product fo St. Paul Public schools having attended Webster Magnet (now Obama), Ramsey Jr High and Highland Senior High school. I have two degrees from the Hall which bears by name on the St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota in youthwork and social work where i graduated as a child welfare scholar with a Masters in Social Work.
I have two kids and a wonderful wife of 18 years. Our son Walter is 11 and Francine is 7 and they both attend public school in Minneapolis, MN. We have a dog, two cats and two chickens and we love to garden, camp, canoe and go on adventures. I play old-time banjo and am re-learning to play the french horn. I am active in Heart of The Beast and am especially intersted in learning more about how puppetry can enhance community building and self expression as well as bring wonder and joy into the lives of people. I am committed to racial and economic and social justie and work hard to promote equity for all students and their families I work for.
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