In This Installment of Access the ExpertsSarah Edwards, Ph.D., Assistant Vice Chancellor for Curriculum and Programs, answers the question: “How do we support all educators who are under so much stress due to the pandemic?”
Edwards, an expert in teacher education, served as chair of UNO’s Department of Teacher Education from 2012 until 2019 when she was selected to serve as an assistant vice chancellor. Among her many accomplishments leading the Teacher Education Department, Edwards initiated a comprehensive redesign of UNO's teacher preparation program with a focus on measured outcomes. She also created the Accelerated Certification for Teachers (ACT) program, which is a graduate pathway for students, leading to teacher certification.She also earned the UNO Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award in 2011 and was the recipient of the Paul Kennedy Diamond Professorship in 2007.
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