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Success Profiles

Kristen Abbet '00 MATESL

Bridging The Gap
Abbett says Simmons showed her how to teaching within a framework while still maintaining a student-centered cooperative learning approach.
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Susan A. Ainsleigh '93 M.S.Ed., BCBA

A Scientific Approach to Solving Practical Problems
Ainsleigh sees a trend in special education to certify educators as behavior analysts.
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Janelle Bradsaw '03, M.S.Ed. Urban Education, '04 CASGS Educational Leadership

From Theory to Practice
Bradshaw says she appreciated being able to bounce ideas off of her classmates during her first years of teaching.
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Mark Ito '04 MAT

Life's Experiences
Ito decided to change careers and teach late in life, but says life's experiences helped him to be a better mentor.
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Rodney DeaVault '12 M.A. in Children's Literature

Beyond Neverland
Rodney DeaVault never thought about children's literature as a field until he directed a student production of Peter Pan while a senior at Princeton University.
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Richard D. Lavoie, M.A., M.Ed., Visiting Professor, Special Education

Mindful of Excellence
Lavoie is an internationally recognized expert and consultant on learning disabilities.
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Catherine Zusy '04 MAT

Inciting Awe, Wonder, and Curiosity
Zusy is eager to contribute to the making of whole, confident, and knowledgeable children who ultimately will make this world a better place.
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