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Everyday Heroes stories

By Newseditor 04/09/2012 2:01 PM EDT
Manuel Rustin
As a student in the Teacher Education Program, Rustin learned a lot about issues he had never been exposed to. And, he says, it was amazing to be exposed to so many people who were passionate about teaching.
By Jill Anderson 08/04/2010 7:10 AM EDT
Tj Martinez
"For kids [and] their parents who are in cycles of poverty, violence, and even abuse, [we see] as we come to know their stories. This [opportunity] is something that will break that." -- T.J. Martinez, Cristo Rey Jesuit School.
By Jill Anderson 06/22/2010 12:31 PM EDT
Richard Lambert
Following graduation from the Mind, Brain, and Education Program, there were a lot of jobs Richard Lambert, could have taken in education. However, Lambert, then only 25 and eager to see more of the world, chose to teach English internationally.
By Jazmin Brooks 11/18/2009 7:57 AM EST
Brence Pernell
Brence Pernell, Ed.M.'09, approached his first assignment as a teacher with the same balance of passion, humility, and determination that graced him during his academic career.
By Amanda Dagg 01/14/2009 10:18 AM EST
Julie Krieger
Julie Krieger, Ed.M.'08, enthusiastically admits that "Green is [her] thing." It makes sense, then, that she put her studies to work promoting environmental awareness and green practices in a local school district.
By Molly Donovan 08/27/2008 8:52 AM EDT
Eric Marcos
Marcos, Ed.M.'03, a teacher at Lincoln Middle School, never expected that his classroom website would to get so much attention. "I knew I wanted it to be a destination, but I didn't just want it to be a teacher's boring website," he explains.
By Jane Buchbinder 07/01/2003 2:37 PM EDT