Q: What made you choose the College of Education & Human Development to earn your graduate degree?
A: “In 2018, I was thoroughly impressed with the College of Education & Human Development’s undergraduate certification program for K-12 special education. So, my choice was based on Georgia State University’s ability to prepare and equip me for my future leadership aspirations.”
Q: What has been your favorite moment during your graduate program (in class, in an internship/experience in your field, etc.)?
A: “So far, the classroom has been a very fruitful experience for my leadership growth. I’m grateful to be part of a diverse cohort that challenges each other to grow on our educational leadership journey.”
Q: What is one interesting fact/detail you’ve learned about the field of educational leadership?
A: “I’ve learned about educational disparities within American society and how leaders must improve educational systems to reduce the equity deficits throughout America.”
Q: How do you plan to move lives forward after you complete your degree?
A: “I plan to serve students, educators and the community with valuable resources for academic, professional and personal success. In the school setting, I will create an educational and social-emotional environment for student growth. Also, I plan to help combat literacy and other academic deficits within Atlanta and surrounding communities.”
Q: What’s one fun fact about yourself you’d like to share?
A: “I live every day with an optimistic spirit to positively impact my family and spheres of influence.”
This story is one in a series on College of Education & Human Development graduate students.