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Monday, March 19, 2018

Posts Tagged ‘Teach for America’

MARI KOERNER, PhD – Dean of ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

Mari Koerner, PhD, says she had no idea what she was doing when she first began teaching. As dean of the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University, her philosophy on training education students was influenced by those early teaching experiences. In our podcast, Koerner talks about the impact of new technologies, the […]

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MARI KOERNER, PhD: Common-sense approaches to teacher preparation

Mari Koerner, PhD, dean of the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University, started teaching second grade in 1967, while taking education courses at night. She was smart, but inexperienced. And she was young. She graduated from college at 19, after being “double promoted” a couple of times along the way. Still, she […]

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RACHEL BENNETT YANOV: What perseverance looks like

Rachel Bennett Yanov

Rachel Bennett Yanov never intended to be a teacher; she planned a career as a politician, or maybe an investment banker. But after a chance meeting with representatives recruiting for Teach for America during her junior year at Georgetown University, Rachel’s path took a yearlong detour. When she graduated in 2003, she came to Arizona […]

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IMAGINE CAMELBACK: Making a difference

I came to Phoenix in 1980 and I lived in the area of 19th Avenue and Camelback Road, not far from Christown Mall, which this year celebrates its 50th anniversary. It was the mall we frequented and the Broadway department store was where I signed up for my first credit card. We ate at Miracle […]

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