Student of the Month

Ole Miss School of Education

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…]

Daniel Hart, Mississippi Teacher Corps

by UM School of Education on February 11, 2015

HartsmDaniel Hart is a first-year recruit in the Mississippi Teacher Corps (MTC) and the School of Education’s February Student of the Month. The MTC takes exceptional college graduates and trains them to teach and succeed in critical-needs schools throughout Mississippi. Teacher Corps recruits receive a job placement and a full tuition waiver to earn a M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from UM. We recently sat down with Hart to discuss his experience in the MTC. [Read More…]

Rebeccah Winslow, Social Studies Education

by UM School of Education on January 23, 2015

Winslow300Rebeccah Winslow is a graduate student at the UM School of Education studying secondary social studies education. Winslow is originally from San Diego and previously attended Grand Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colorado, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in history with a minor in education. Today, Winslow has shifted her primary focus to education. She hopes to go on to teach high school social studies upon graduating from Ole Miss. [Read More…]

Phil Jacquot, Special Education

by UM School of Education on December 18, 2014

philJwebTaking a leadership role is something Phil Jacquot, a senior special education major and UM hockey player, is no stranger to—on the ice and in the classroom.

Jacquot’s passion for working with children started 12 years ago when his nephew was born with impaired hearing. The St. Louis native grew a strong bond with his nephew and developed an interest in the different methods the child used to learn. [Read More…]