Kotsho Lloyd Dube (Ed.D. 1976)

Kotsho Lloyd Dube passed away in December 2014
His obituary can be found Here.

 

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James E. Hoxeng (Ed.D. 1973)

Jim Hoxeng passed away in August 2013. 
His obituary can be found Here.

 

Jim arrived at CIE in the fall of 1968 as one of the founding members of the Center.  He was instrumental in introducing CIE to the concept of nonformal education which was a new idea in the early 1970s. He helped organized a trip to a conference in Washington D.C. where Paulo Freire and Ivan Illich were featured speakers.

 

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Farideh Z. Seihoun (Ed.D. 1972)

Upon graduation I returned to Iran where over the next 7 years I was able to establish two colleges, one for foreign languages and one for teacher training & education.  From 1974-1979 I was Dean of the College of Education & Psychology at the National University of Iran.

 

I was in the process of starting a new K-16 institution on Kish Island for International students when the Islamic revolution intervened and I returned to the States.

 

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Ronald E. Bell (Ed.D. 1973)

Before coming to CIE Ron was a Peace Corps Volunteer.  He was sent to Ethiopia in the fall of 1961, among the first group of volunteers requested by Emperor Haile Selassie I, to assist in expanding educational opportunities for the people of his country. Ron’s assignment was to develop a music program at the only secondary school in Wollo Province in Dessie, north of the capital city of Addis Ababa.

 

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Ash Hartwell (Ed.D. 1972)

Ash Hartwell has fifty years of field experience working at community, national and international levels on educational policy analysis, planning and research. He has provided technical assistance and training for the establishment and strengthening of national educational planning divisions in Egypt, Botswana, Lesotho and Uganda. In his own words:

 

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Carlie Collins Tartakov (M.Ed.1973; CAGS 1983)

Before beginning her studies at UMass, Carlie taught primary school in Daly City, California. She then moved to Amherst and taught in Amherst-Pelham schools for 15 years. While teaching she enrolled in a Master’s program and went on to study International Education in the College of Education at UMass.

 

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John Bing (Ed.D. 1979)

In 2023, although now fuly retired John is still active in supporting Afghanistan where he was a PCV many years ago!

 

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Luis Galarza (Ed.D. 1997)

In early 1997 after finishing my studies at the CIE, I returned to Mexico to continue to work in distance education, my professional passion since my early days of grad school at UMASS.  While in Mexico I worked at Monterrey Tech as a graduate program director and subsequently for a large Mexican corporation in the cement and concrete industry.  In those days, I had the responsibility of training the company’s personnel in multiple international locations as it expanded to become one of the largest multinationals in the country.

 

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Adriana Gomez Rothkegel (M.Ed. 1976)

After leaving CIE, I worked for many years at the UN. My last post was in Thailand as deputy director of UNAIDS regional Office for the South East Asia and the Pacific. Since retiring I have been living in Chile where I participate in a rural community school, among other things.

 

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Doris de Zambrano (M.Ed. 1972)

After returning to Cali from that exciting and stimulating time at CIE, I felt full of energy and "power" and as if anything I wanted to do I could do.... but, that is not the way things turned out!

 

First, the "leftist" (read that as "Marxist!") current going through the Universidad del Valle at that time led them to decide that since I had outside support — from a working husband — I did not NEED to occupy a slot teaching History at the University which could be occupied by someone who needed the pay more than I — So I was unceremoniously kicked out.

 

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