February 2016

Title Course Mentor Department College of Business How long have you been working at WGU? Over two years. What did you do before you started at WGU? Prior to working at WGU I worked at an educational assessment company in New York, NY. Before that job I earned my PhD

Words used to describe Carver Clark Gayton include distinguished and influential. He’s been called a living legend by his alma mater, the University of Washington. He’s been honored time and again for his important work and achievements in education and workforce training. And among the many causes and organizations to

Title Evaulation Faculty Member Department Teacher and General Education, Science Hometown Iowa City, IA How long have you been working at WGU? 5 years. What did you do before you started at WGU? Before working for WGU I was a high school science teacher in central Iowa. I obtained my

By Karen Landon, Student Mentor, Teacher Education The biggest difference I see between my students who are successful and my students who struggle is their mindset. There are two ways to look at obstacles: with a fixed mindset or a growth mindset. A student with a fixed mindset believes that

Stephanie Ruggiero says she can handle herself, and she’s probably right. She’s married and has two kids. Before settling down in Spokane, she lived in nearly every corner of the nation and has a strong sense of independence. So, as she was signing up for WGU Washington’s Teachers College, Stephanie

Title Staffing Specialist Department Performance Evaluation Hometown Portland, Oregon How long have you been working at WGU? Since August of 2008 What did you do before you started at WGU? I was an elementary teacher in the Franklin Pierce School District. What is your favorite thing about working at WGU?

What motivated you to enroll at WGU Washington? I was thinking about going back to school for a while, but I got a new job and was studying for my Series 7 license. Adding school to my plate didn’t seem feasible. Then, BECU sent out an email promoting its partnership

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