Student of the Month
Ole Miss School of Education
Daniel 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 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…]
Taking 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…]
Alison Chamberlain is a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in higher education at the Ole Miss School of Education. Chamberlain received her bachelor’s degree from Alma College in Alma, Michigan, where she majored in history and minored in chemistry.
The Harrison Township native said that she relocated to the South to get away from the bitter cold and for a change in scenery. Alma is a small, private college with an enrollment totaling less than 1,500. Chamberlain said that UM was a welcomed change of pace [Read More…]
Kristen Saltzman is a senior at the UM School of Education majoring in elementary education. The Terry native is the current president of the Ole Miss chapter of Teachers of Tomorrow (TOT), an organization she has worked with since her junior year.
TOT is a student organization and is an extension of the Mississippi Association of Educators. The goal of the organization is to support P-12 students through service by students of teacher education. TOT offers several community outreach programs where they engage students from local elementary schools in various activities such as [Read More…]