When Alex Pizano was born with cerebral palsy (CP), doctors said she would likely never talk or walk. Today, she’s a first-generation college student. She’s double-majoring while making a difference on her campus and in her community.
Paul Smith and Leah Jewell have a combined 67 years’ experience working in education. Their work focuses on preparing today’s learners for higher education and the workforce. And when it comes this critical pathway, Paul and Leah agree: things are not like they used to be.
“There’s nothing traditional about my career path,” says Melissa Moreno. Here’s how her love of breaking the mold helped build a one-of-a-kind digital badging program at an award-winning community college in California.
We’ve previously shared the learning journeys of non-traditional Connections Academy students Kate Croteau, Chris Stowell, and Jordan Windle. Today, we celebrate the 15th anniversary of Colorado Connections Academy, through the experience of school principal Chaille Hymes.
As a college freshman, Darolyn was an unsatisfied graphic design major. She changed her course, received a scholarship, and today she’s working towards a career in psychology she’s passionate about.
Previously, we’ve talked with Bernard Bull about his work as a pioneer in the field of online education. Today, he shares his expertise on learning in a digital world from another angle: that of a parent.
A rec center track coach. A junior high school teacher. A high school basketball coach. These were Natalie Robinson’s early mentors. Those relationships set Natalie on a path to be a volunteer and mentor for the rest of her life.