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‘In the Wild’: The College of Education and Human Development equips educators for success

Shedding light on the world of education, the latest episode of In the Wild delves into the realities of teaching, featuring two professors from the College of Education and Human Development. The episode provides valuable insights into the challenges and innovative approaches within the field of education.

Jessica Simpson, PhD, an assistant professor within the College of Education and Human Development, highlights the college’s pioneering program tailored for paraprofessionals interested in special education, enabling them to obtain their teaching certifications seamlessly.

Also, Stacie Pettit, PhD, an assistant professor within the college, shares the institution’s commitment to preparing educators for serving in communities with limited resources. Pettit emphasizes the significance of equipping educators with adaptive strategies and a deep understanding of the diverse challenges prevalent in under-resourced communities.

“The podcast episode serves as a significant resource for educators and aspiring teachers seeking to gain a deeper understanding of the complexities and nuances of the education landscape,” said Raysean Ricks, podcast host.

Listen now on your favorite podcast app!

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