After years in the classroom and school leadership, Maggie Knutson (MN ‘04) dove headfirst into a new world: building educational technology in Silicon Valley.
What does success look like for STEM teacher Nicki Derryberry (AZ '15)? When students aren't afraid to fail.
Six summers as a sleepaway camp counselor convinced Anthony Angelini (PA '15) that he wanted to work with kids — and made his 59-minute class periods seem completely manageable.
Kimberly Freeman (SC '15) knows she's succeeding as an educator when students — and colleagues — believe in their own power to change the world.
Lauren Wilson (VA '15) tells students who express interest in education that the world needs as many great teachers as possible: "It's the only way to keep raising great humans."
A long line of female math teachers in middle school, high school and college gave Rhonda Burrage (MS '15) a bevy of role models and reinforced her decision to enter the classroom.
Brittany Matsushino (AZ '15) changed schools often as a kid thanks to her dad's military career. Her teachers provided welcome stability and support as she moved around — and now she's doing the same.
How does Ryan Lafferty (WA '15) define success in the classroom? When both he and the students are having fun.
Ryan Moore (CO '15) learned to value systematic processes during stints in the military and as a prison corrections officer. It's no surprise that his classroom runs like clockwork.
Testing, deadlines, logistics and protocols can distract a new teacher, but a graduate school professor taught Michelle Ryan (MA '15) to focus on the prize: the positive learning experiences of her students.
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