After a stressful and demanding 22 years of working in the hotel industry, Nena Carpenter knew it was time for a change. The former Las Vegas hotel and casino manager earned teacher certification and is now a high school educator who spends her days supporting at-risk students as an on-time graduation specialist at Issaquah High School.
By Dr. Jan Lüedert From the moment she stepped into a classroom, Dr. Vicki Butler realized that the best way to learn and share knowledge is based on interaction. Students – whether in middle school or as post-secondary graduates –…
Career changer Russell Stahlke is carrying his love of journalism and writing into his new career as a fourth grade teacher, showing that a variety of knowledge and skill sets can be useful in the classroom.
The opportunity to make a positive difference in students’ lives is at the core of why many teachers choose to be teachers. Kristine Keilwitz was no different – deep down she felt that pull toward education – but as a single mother of two, the time was never right.
The Albright School of Education is the only school at CityU named after a person. Have you ever stopped to wonder how it got its name?