To get a better grasp of children’s health, College of Education & Human Development doctoral student Elgin Andrews is working with After-School All-Stars Atlanta — a program run by the Department of Kinesiology and Health that provides comprehensive after-school programs for at-risk students in the metro Atlanta area — to study how curriculum and policy can be geared toward urban youth to increase their overall health.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.