Spotlights

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Student Spotlights

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A James Madison Fellowship, awarded by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation, is enabling Darlene James to earn her second master’s degree. After graduating from the McKay School in 2003, James has been teaching history during school terms and experiencing history as she travels during the summers.
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As an education consultant for World Bank, this EdLF graduate is extending his educator preparation in new directions.
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Attending school while working full time has been a challenge for Paul Barth, a student in the Executive School Leadership Program. But for Barth, a fourth-year psychology teacher at Timpanogos High School in Orem, it is all part of the journey.
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This fall a two-time alumna of Brigham Young University, Crystal Robinson, is trading her position in a Congressional advisory office for a new position in front of a classroom.

Faculty Spotlights

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When Joe Jensen was growing up, he had dreams of becoming a mountain man like Jim Bridger. While Jensen might not have transformed the land like Jim Bridger did, he has transformed many students’ futures in the Orem community.

Alumni Spotlights

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David Boren, from the Education Leadership and Foundations Department, addresses students at the Power of Teaching lecture of winter semester.
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McKay School graduate student Stephanie Skiba was awarded the Student of the Year award at the Utah Association of School Psychologists' recent annual conference.
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Despite the harsh obstacles Angie Jones has encountered in her life, she has remained optimistic and full of faith. Jones has learned that God always has a plan, even if you don’t always understand it.