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Meet Our Graduates: 2009

TC's 2009 graduates -- at both the master's and doctoral degree level -- are a diverse and gifted group. Meet some of them here via video interviews in our Graduates Gallery.
TC’s 2009 graduates—at both the master’s and doctoral degree level—are a diverse and gifted group. Meet some of them here via video interviews in our Graduates Gallery.
 

Clarence Cooper

Hometown: New York, New York

Degree/Program: Ed.D. in Curriculum and Teaching

Clarence discusses his dissertation that examined
effective teaching strategies at a small high school
with a diverse community of learners,
as well as his teaching career in the Newburgh, N.Y., school district.


Daisuke Funai

Hometown:  Born in Osaka, Japan; grew up in New York and Los Angeles

Degree/Program:  M.A. in International Educational Development

Daisuke’s thesis explores how the sharp increase
in immigrants to Japan and the explosion of telecommunications
technology has rapidly changed the Japanese language.

Ashley Gleitman

Hometown: Beverly Hills, California

Degree/Program:  M.A. in Health and Behavioral Studies

Ashley combined her interest in journalism and technology
with a passion for health education and internationalism
to become an AIDS/HIV prevention educator in South Africa and New York City.

Angela Livingston

Hometown: New York, New York

Degree/Program: M.S. in Speech and Language Pathology

Angela describes her long educational journey
from the Dominican Republic to New York City
and Teachers College, and her son’s speech delay
that set her on a path to become a bilingual speech therapist.

Roberta “Nikki” Newton

Hometown: Los Angeles, California

Degree/Program: Ed.D. in Curriculum and Teaching

Nikki discusses her many travels
around the world during her time at Teachers College,
her burgeoning career as an educational consultant,
and her years as a bilingual teacher in the Los Angeles area.

Eric Oberstein

Hometown: Bellerose Village, New York

Degree/Program: M.A. in Arts Administration

Eric discusses his experience at Teachers College,
his trip to Cuba with Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Alliance,
and his plans to enroll in a special arts and education program at Harvard University.

Published Thursday, May. 14, 2009

Meet Our Graduates: 2009

TC’s 2009 graduates—at both the master’s and doctoral degree level—are a diverse and gifted group. Meet some of them here via video interviews in our Graduates Gallery.
 

Clarence Cooper

Hometown: New York, New York

Degree/Program: Ed.D. in Curriculum and Teaching

Clarence discusses his dissertation that examined
effective teaching strategies at a small high school
with a diverse community of learners,
as well as his teaching career in the Newburgh, N.Y., school district.


Daisuke Funai

Hometown:  Born in Osaka, Japan; grew up in New York and Los Angeles

Degree/Program:  M.A. in International Educational Development

Daisuke’s thesis explores how the sharp increase
in immigrants to Japan and the explosion of telecommunications
technology has rapidly changed the Japanese language.

Ashley Gleitman

Hometown: Beverly Hills, California

Degree/Program:  M.A. in Health and Behavioral Studies

Ashley combined her interest in journalism and technology
with a passion for health education and internationalism
to become an AIDS/HIV prevention educator in South Africa and New York City.

Angela Livingston

Hometown: New York, New York

Degree/Program: M.S. in Speech and Language Pathology

Angela describes her long educational journey
from the Dominican Republic to New York City
and Teachers College, and her son’s speech delay
that set her on a path to become a bilingual speech therapist.

Roberta “Nikki” Newton

Hometown: Los Angeles, California

Degree/Program: Ed.D. in Curriculum and Teaching

Nikki discusses her many travels
around the world during her time at Teachers College,
her burgeoning career as an educational consultant,
and her years as a bilingual teacher in the Los Angeles area.

Eric Oberstein

Hometown: Bellerose Village, New York

Degree/Program: M.A. in Arts Administration

Eric discusses his experience at Teachers College,
his trip to Cuba with Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Alliance,
and his plans to enroll in a special arts and education program at Harvard University.
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