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Class of 2016: Alice Ejemole

Posted On May 17, 2016

A first-generation college student, Alice Ejemole (B.S.E. ’16) found her place in Georgia State University’s College of Education & Human Development and earned her degree this May.

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.

* Justina Rodriguez is an alumni of the more »

UrbanEd Podcast Features UACM Faculty, Brian Williams, Ph.D.

Also known as “Dr. Science,” Brian Williams discusses the Culturally Responsive Pedagogy course he teaches as part of the Urban Accelerated Certificate & Master’s (UACM) alternative teacher preparation program, and why it’s important to prepare teachers to look at the whole child.

*Brian Williams, Ph.D., is a clinical… more »

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.

* Valerie Camille… more »

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 »