Alumni

UrbanEd Podcast Features Health & Physical Education Alumni, Justina Rodriguez

After completing her Master of Education in Health and Physical Education, Justina had a better understanding of how research informs practice. Listen to why she decided to further her education in Georgia State’s Kinesiology Ph.D. program to research assessment practices at the elementary level.

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House Calls

Posted On February 10, 2016

Rep. Brooks Coleman has one teacher who phones him constantly. Because it’s his daughter, he’ll let it slide.

UrbanEd Podcast Features Special Education Alumna, Rachael Mendel

Often under identified and underserved in schools, listen to why Rachael Mendel, a special education teacher, wants to pursue a doctorate degree to research students exhibiting a high IQ and co-existing learning disability.

* Rachael Mendel, is an alumni of the Special Education M.Ed. program in the Department of more »

UrbanEd Podcast Features Math Alumna, Dr. Valerie Jones

As a recipient of the 2015 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, Valerie always finds unique and innovative ways to engage her students, including performing arts. Listen to how she landed her dream job as a math teacher at Ron Clark Academy.

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UrbanEd Podcast Features Educational Research Alumna, Corey Dunn

After spending several years working in finance for healthcare and non-profit organizations, Corey decided to change careers and pursue her dream job in institutional research. Learn how her graduate program helped her become the director of institutional research at Agnes Scott College.

* Corey Dunn is an alumni of the more »

UrbanEd Podcast Features UACM Alumni, Ryan Harry

Ryan Harry’s life calling is to work with kids and be a change agent in urban education. Learn how his journey to teaching through the UACM program allowed him to be a stellar kindergarten teacher in Atlanta Public Schools.

* Ryan Harry is an alumni of the more »

UrbanEd Podcast Features School Counseling Alumna, Lauren Butler

Lauren is excited to launch her career this fall as a school counselor at Roswell High, a school designated as a Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) and recognized for its commitment to delivering a comprehensive school counseling program.

* Lauren Butler is an alumni of the Master… more »