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School of Education

Graduate Student Spotlights

Hui Yang
Hui Yang

As a graduate of the University of Delaware’s master of education program in Educational Technology, I appreciated the strong support that the School of Education (SOE) provides its students. So when I chose to pursue a Ph.D., I knew UD would help me acquire professional skills in research, teaching, writing …

Julien Corven
Julien Corven

After ten years teaching middle and high school mathematics in the Baltimore City Public School System, I decided to pursue my Ph.D. at the University of Delaware in order to become a mathematics teacher educator. While I loved teaching and my students, I believed that teaching the next generation of …

Diane Codding
Diane Codding

With an undergraduate degree in English and Religion, a master’s degree in Theological Studies, and four years as a high school English Language Arts teacher, I came to the University of Delaware because I wanted to be a part of the important sociocultural work being done in the School of …

Jenifer Humer
Jenifer Hummer

I began the Ph.D. program in mathematics education at the University of Delaware after working with New York City public schools for over a decade, first as a high school mathematics teacher and then as an education administrator. I enjoyed working with the public-school system, but I believed that understanding …

Kati Tilley
Kati Tilley

After working as a research assistant as an undergraduate in a social psychology lab at the University of Delaware, I decided that I wanted to pursue a career in research. I became interested in the School of Education’s (SOE) Ph.D. program specializing in evaluation, measurement, and statistics (EMS) when I …

John Strong
John Strong

After teaching high school English language arts for five years, I chose to pursue a Ph.D. in Education at the University of Delaware to learn how to conduct intervention research focused on improving students’ reading and writing achievement. As a PhD student specializing in literacy development and learning problems, I …