For teachers and students alike, the summer months offer the promise of a respite – a time when reading is picked for reasons of enjoyment rather than assigned, and an afternoon can be spent at the pool rather than in the library. Not all, however, use the months between semesters for purely restful purposes. Summer jobs and internships are a part of the hot months for many, including students here at the SOE.
But as SOE students return to class this fall, few can compare their summer work with that of Ana Isabel Arathoon (‘Isa’), who is entering her third and final semester as a M.S. in Special Education student.
Isa, on track to finish her degree in just three full semesters with a focus on both early intervention and assistive technology, has big plans for her future, and is wasting no time moving in that direction, even during the “off’ months of summer. Continue Reading →