Elias Moning (Ed.D. 2006)

Elias Moning is currently Director of Gaharu Kencana Estate Villa or “Ghrookeville” in West Java, Indonesia, an agro-eco-property development that emphasizes economic and environmental values by using traditional architecture for building, conserving the endangered Gaharu species by planting Gaharu trees, and facilitating the cultivation of durian and mangosteen fruit trees over their 6 hectares of land.

 

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Valerie Haugen (Ed.D. 1997)

“The SDGs are underpinned by a commitment to inclusive development. But we don't really know how to 'do' inclusive development, including in the education sector…”

 

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Michele Sedor (M.Ed. 1993)

Michele Sedor has worked at the System for Adult Basic Education Support (SABES) in Massachusetts since 1999. Formerly the Western Regional Director, she now works with the SABES PD Center for Educational Leadership and Strengthening Programs. SABES provides professional development for adult basic education programs and staff throughout the state. 

 

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Helen Fox (Ed.D. 1991)

My most recent book is called Their Highest Vocation: Social Justice and the Millennial Generation (2012, Peter Lang).  It's based on extended interviews with students, faculty, staff, program heads, academic advisors, and others at the University of Michigan where I teach. They - and I - comment on the strengths and foibles of "millennial" college students, who are said to the the most progressive generation in history, yet seem reluctant to question or challenge the system or to go very deeply into the complex issues of social justice.

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Mishy Lesser (Ed.D. 1996)

I am currently Learning Director for the Upstander Project, a small Boston-based organization that helps “bystanders” become “upstanders” through social issue documentary films and related learning resources. I spend much of my time curating primary source materials related to our films, creating learning activities with those materials, and working with secondary history and social studies teachers.

 

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Marilyn Gillespie (Ed.D. 1991)

Marilyn Gillespie is an educational researcher and specialist in college/career readiness and literacy. Since leaving CIE, her work has focused on research, planning and evaluation of literacy education, English language learning, and workforce education.

 

Recent projects include the Global Reading Network, a community of practice for improving early grade reading in developing countries; revising the literacy and work readiness components of a 3-year program for Liberian youth; and developing standards for the Oregon Adult Basic Education System.

 

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