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Elementary Teacher Committed to Making a Difference in Urban Schools [Alumni Case Study]

Teaching was not a career I wanted to pursue

I was born and raised in Atlanta and attended several urban schools. Even though I struggled as a student, I had a great experience. After returning home from college, I spent a couple of years working as a barista, medical assistant and a nanny. Through… more »

K-5 Teacher Researching Ways to Improve How Pre-Service Teachers Are Prepared to Teach Math

After teaching special education elementary students for four years, Tiffany wanted to improve how she taught mathematics, so she returned to Georgia State for an M.Ed. in Elementary Education with a Mathematics Endorsement.

* Tiffany Jacobs is an alumni of the Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Elementary Education with… 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 Master of Education (M.Ed.) program allowed him to be a stellar kindergarten teacher in Atlanta Public Schools.

* Ryan Harry is an alumni of the more »

Meet An Urban Elementary School Teacher Passionate About Sports and Music

With 8+ years of teaching experience, Ryan’s life calling as a change agent in urban education has truly been rewarding.

Top 5 Careers That Make a Difference

Do you want a career that offers more than a steady pay check, stock options, cool furniture, and free meals? If so, you may want to consider a career as a K-12 educator or in the helping professions.

Below are the top five careers that ranked the highest according to the 2015 more »