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Quotes from MACI Graduates

“Shepherd offered a great master’s program right in my backyard. It was nice to go through a small program where I could interact with teachers in many counties. The discussions in class not only improved my critical thinking about my role as a teacher, but also created lasting friendships.”
Bethany A. Olejer – Music Teacher – grades 2-5

“The SU program was flexible with course offerings throughout my time there. Professors were knowledgeable, helpful, and supportive. Each student was treated as an individual by the faculty and respected as professionals.”
Heather Fuller – First Grade Teacher

“I am proud to be a Shepherd University graduate! Shepherd’s rigorous academic program was designed for full-time teachers, like me, who expect top quality programs and knowledgeable professors. My graduate courses were pertinent to my job and enhanced my understanding of current research and methodologies. I especially enjoyed my final action research project in which I conducted research and created an action plan for a topic of my choice.”
Laurie Smelter – ESL Teacher for Jefferson County Schools