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 Meet Current Grad Students and Alumnae

Learn about their experience in graduate Education programs at the Mount. Browse their stories below, or visit the Graduate Student Thesis Collection to learn more about Master of Arts in Education and Research Master of Arts thesis topics.

Ayo at the Mount
Graduating from the Mount is a dream that Ayodeji (Ayo) Aladejebi has held on to for over a decade. Discover how Ayo made his dream come true »
 FlagSmall Nagah Alzaharani wants to change how students from Saudi Arabia learn English. Find out how »
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Amy Boudreau is a three-time Mount grad and the winner of the 2013 Graduate Thesis Award. Find out why the Mount is a special place to Amy »

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Brian Carter: Brian has been an educator for over twenty years. But you won’t find him teaching in a public school classroom. Brian is a police educator. Meet Brian »

Regan Clancey-valedictorian
 Regan Clancey's Master of Education program guided the evolution of her career in education. Find out how »
Sandra and Samuel -- Lifelong learners

Sandra Currie-Samson: Lifelong Learning proved to be a contagious pursuit for Sandra Currie-Samson and her family...

Find out who caught a case of Lifelong Learning »
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David Fainstein: David, a graduate of the MA program in School Psychology, is a counselor, educator and behavioural interventionist. Meet David »

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Kwesi Firempong: Kwesi’s thesis has earned him the 2014 Graduate Thesis Award at Fall convocation. His thesis explores how a historic 1968 visit of delegates from the Black Panther Party to Halifax impacted African Nova Scotian activism for social justice. Meet Kwesi »
Harriet Johnson and student in Kenya
Ask Harriet Johnston about her experiences living and teaching in Kenya, and she’s happy to tell you about her accomplishments, but she’s equally quick to add that she doesn’t want to take credit for all her hard work. Find out more about the projects she was involved in »
Kathy Kaulbach
 Kathy Kaulbach: “I was surprised at how flexible and individualized the courses are at the Mount. The faculty encouraged me to follow my interests and make use of my personal skills as a designer/illustrator. I was encouraged to explore and discover new paths and with that freedom I rediscovered my creative voice, the joy that comes from self-expression, and new energy in my daily work." Read more »
Melina Kennedy
Melina Kennedy: Melina, a graduate of the MED (Lifelong Learning) program, found her way to education through volunteerism. Meet Melina »
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Elon Myles believes that our personal situations and pasts are important factors in when, where, and how we learn. See how Elon's experiences have shaped his educational journey »
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Linda Pullin: Linda had been a nurse in Halifax’s health care sector for 30 years before launching a new career in lifelong learning. Meet Linda »
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Angela Seitz is a Master of Education Student in the Curriculum Studies program with a concentration in Teaching English as a Second Language program. When she completes this degree, she plans to continue to teaching English language learners, both in Canada and abroad. Meet Angela »
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Nancy Taber: Today, Dr. Taber is a professor at Brock University in Ontario. She says that the MEd program “how to think critically and challenge [her] own assumptions about the world.” Meet Nancy »
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Stella Yusuf was a Specialist teacher in Special Education; still, she felt that she had so much to learn in the field. See what Stella learned in the Literacy Education program, and how it's helped her to expand her career »