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Inspired Leaders

The School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh has been promoting life-changing leadership since its inception in 1910. Many of our alumni, your classmates, have become change agents within the field of education, improving the lives of students everywhere.

Read about some of these amazing individuals and the experiences that have made them into life-changing leaders.

Olivia Hanning - Traveling to Albania to Teach English

Olivia Hanning - Traveling to Albania to Teach English

Published on 3/3/2016 6:00:00 AM

Name: Olivia Hanning Role: 7th Grade Geography Teacher at the Hammond School, S.C. / Peace Corps English Teacher in Albania Graduating Degree Program: Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in Social Studies Education What is your degree in from Pitt? I completed Pitt’s Master in Arts of Teaching (MAT), ... Read More...

Mary Goldberg - Improving Life on Campus for Students with Disabilities

Mary Goldberg - Improving Life on Campus for Students with Disabilities

Published on 2/12/2016 6:00:00 AM

Name: Mary Goldberg Role: Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology Graduating Degree Program: Master of Education (MEd) in Higher Education Management At the age of 32, Mary Goldberg has already made a significant impact on the fields o... Read More...

Christine Herring - Gaining the Confidence to Become a Leader

Christine Herring - Gaining the Confidence to Become a Leader

Published on 1/4/2016 6:00:00 AM

Name: Christine Herring Role: Grades 1 and 2 Primary Resource Teacher at Falk Laboratory School Area of Concentration (ARCO): Doctorate of Education (EdD) in Language, Literacy, and Culture Previous Degree Program: Master of Education (MEd) Problem of Practice: “I’m looking at how picture books can... Read More...

Alexis Contreras - Fostering the Behavioral Development of Youth

Alexis Contreras - Fostering the Behavioral Development of Youth

Published on 7/30/2015 6:00:00 AM

Name: Alexis Contreras Graduating Degree Program : Master of Science (MS) in Applied Developmental Psychology (ADP) ADP Track: 1.) Child and Youth Work and 2.) Behavioral Health in Schools and Communities Alexis Contreras, who graduated from the Applied Developmental Psychology (ADP) master’s degre... Read More...

Maria Gerardi - Finding a Passion in Higher Education

Maria Gerardi - Finding a Passion in Higher Education

Published on 2/23/2015 6:00:00 AM

Name: Maria Gerardi Role: Recruitment Researcher at the UPMC University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Degree Program: Master of Education (MEd) in Higher Education Management I believe that the University of Pittsburgh School of Education MEd in Higher Education Management has played an extremely im... Read More...
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