Three School of Education Alumni addressed prospective students on Accepted Students Days.

Amirah Russell (Elementary Education ’18) and Sally Dawson (Early Childhood Education’18) addressed prospective students on Accepted Students Day held on February 2. Alli Culp (Middle School Education’18) joined Amirah and Sally on March. The three recent graduates described their experiences in the education program and in field placements and internships, and explained how the Stevenson School of Education helped prepare them for their first year of teaching.

“Thanks to Stevenson,” Sally stated, “I am able to tailor my instruction to meet the needs of a wide range of learners.” Additionally,” she continued, “my interactions with faculty and mentors helped me understand the importance of establishing and fostering relationships with students, families, and colleagues.”

Sally Dawson (Early Childhood Education’18)

Amirah said, “Stevenson help to prepare me by providing opportunities for field placements and internship in several difference classrooms to experience working with different teachers and students, and meeting the needs of diverse populations of students.”

Amirah Russell (Elementary Education ’18)

According to Alli, “Stevenson prepared me for my teaching career through various opportunities, including attending and presenting at conferences, participating in professional learning activities on campus, and, of course, being immersed in a year-long internship in a middle school.”

Alli Culp (Middle School Education’18)