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Creative, community-oriented, and committed to a brighter tomorrow – one student at a time. Robin Preibisius of Murrieta, California, exemplifies the well-rounded, busy WGU student as she earns her master’s degree in education online. Robin, a San Diego native, started her college career as an undergraduate pursuing a computer science
I remember it like it was yesterday. Failing my first assessment in the Social Science Program of the WGU Teachers College online . It was the beginning of my junior year and I had been sailing along swimmingly. The PASSES were accumulating nicely in my degree plan. That was until
You’ve dreamed of being a teacher for a long time. You’ve pictured yourself in front of that classroom, all those little eyes and ears focused on you, ready to learn. You enrolled in an online teacher certification program and you’ve learned a lot about being a teacher. You feel ready,
If you’ve been considering a career in teaching, continued discussion about education cutbacks, public school budgets, and the job outlook for the education industry may have you wondering about your choice.
We've all heard it said time and again: "Set goals!" But sometimes a lack of goals isn't the problem; it's the vagueness of the goal that's an issue. When an objective is not specific or personal enough to measure and track, it becomes useless. For instance, my goal is to
This week, Izumi Muraki of San Ysidro, California, became the third and final winner in our Facebook "Like" sweepstakes. Izumi, an undergrad in the WGU Teachers College , is a world traveler who needs to be able to take her education on the go – which is why WGU's online
By LaQueshia Jeffries It was early 2007 and our family (a soldier, a wife, and three boys) had just arrived on Kadena Air Force Base in Okinawa, Japan. As far as moves go, this one was pretty seamless. The flights, although sleepless, were manageable enough. And thanks to the competent
This week, Seth Otteson of Riverton, Utah, became the second winner in our Facebook "Like" sweepstakes . Seth, an undergrad in the WGU Teachers College, is a married father with five kids who enjoys the flexibility of seeking an online teaching degree at WGU – and who will walk away
An online university environment is a place of variety and flexibility. Specifically, earning an online teaching degree presents several disciplinary avenues within the bachelor’s and master’s programs. Below are just a few of the options available to you through Western Governors University: Social Science. Social science teachers occupy a broad
In December, WGU launched the Facebook 'Like' Sweepstakes, which included a drawing for a Kindle reader. This week, WGU's Facebook page counts more than 6,000 fans. Jessica Crawford from Warren, Pennsylvania! Jessica, a student in WGU's Teachers College and one of our new Facebook fans, was selected in a random
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