Meet our Dean
Marianne McGuire graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with an undergraduate degree in Special Education in 2000 and a Master’s Degree in Special Education in 2009. Marianne accepted the role of Dean of Students in August of 2020. At TAGOS, she has been an advisor and special education case manager since August of 2015. Prior to TAGOS, she taught Special Education at Marshall Middle School for 15 years. Her experience in Special Education includes Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, and students involved in the district’s Alternative Program.
Marianne believes in helping students develop the knowledge and skills they need to be successful after high school. Education should reflect students' individual needs while guiding them to embrace their passions and unique qualities. She sees the importance of connecting students with their community and the necessity of students being prepared for college and career readiness. Marianne strives to help students become responsible and confident problem solvers.
She is committed to teaching students to develop their intrinsic motivation by helping them pursue projects that reflect who they are as learners.