Student of the Month

Ole Miss School of Education

Chelsea Walters, Elementary Education

by UM School of Education on August 26, 2015

WalterssotmAugust Student of the Month Chelsea Walters is a SOE graduate student working on a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction. When she’s not in class, Walters works as a graduate assistant at UM’s Willie Price Lab School. The Texas native has been with the SOE since her freshman year of college where she earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with an endorsement in special education. Walker recently took some time to sit down with us to discuss her current and past work here at the SOE. [Read More…]

Susie Ogden, Elementary Education

by UM School of Education on July 29, 2015

SusiesotmWhen Susie Ogden isn’t spending time with her father who just flew in from Moscow or calling her sister in Amsterdam, she’s hard at work acing tests and being selected as the UM School of Education’s July Student of the Month. The Mississippi native will start her senior year at Ole Miss in the fall as she pursues a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. [Read More…]

Kay P Maye, METP

by UM School of Education on June 23, 2015

While many students spend summer vacation at home or some sunny beach, SOE junior Kaypounyers Maye, aka “Kay P,” is helping incoming freshmen and transfer students get their first taste of life at Ole Miss as a UM orientation leader.

Maye is an English education major and a fellow in the prestigious Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program (METP), one of the nation’s most valuable scholarships for future teachers.  The Chicago native moved to Gulfport as a child when his family joined the relief efforts on the Gulf Coast following Hurricane Katrina. We recently sat down with Kay P to discuss his time at UM. [Read More…]

Matthew Briscoe, Special Education

by UM School of Education on April 29, 2015

Matthew Briscoe

Matthew Briscoe is a senior special education major at the UM School of Education. This April, the Oxford native was selected to receive the Mississippi Professional Educator Award for his work in and out of the classroom. The award is given annually to one student at each Mississippi university by the Mississippi Professional Educators organization. We recently sat down with Briscoe to discuss his work here at the SOE and in the community. [Read More…]

Trena Warren, Principal Corps

by UM School of Education on March 17, 2015

Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss CommunicationsVeteran Claiborne County School District teacher Trena Warren is a current member of the Principal Corps and the SOE’s March Education Student of the Month. The Principal Corps prepares outstanding classroom teachers to be successful leaders in public school districts across Mississippi. The program has a near-perfect success rate in helping educators obtain educational leadership positions in Mississippi. The program awards graduates either a master’s or specialist degree in educational leadership. We recently sat down with Warren to discuss her time with the Principal Corps. [Read More…]