Why I Give: ‘I Hope Students, Especially Immigrants and Students from Minority Populations, Get the Opportunity to Become a Teacher,’ Says University Program Associate Kirsten Hoeflaken ‘18MED
Born and raised in the Netherlands, University Program Associate Kirsten Hoeflaken ‘18MED always wanted to be a teacher. She was inspired by her fifth grade teacher and went on to teach for over 20 years before moving to the United States. She gives to the NC State College of Education as a token of gratitude for helping and supporting her as an immigrant.
5 Questions With. . .Kelly Holland ’12 MED on Building Better Schools Through Relationships
Kelly Holland ’12 MED -- who was recently voted Assistant Principal of the Year by Johnston County teachers and students -- discusses the importance of building relationships within public schools and how the NC State College of Education prepared her to make an impact on student lives beyond the classroom.