An Exponential Impact: Jasmine Frantz ’13 and Sara Scanlon ’12 Share Their Love of Teaching
Jasmine Frantz ’13 and Sara Taormina Scanlon ’12 both had teachers in high school who made such a positive impact on their lives, they were inspired to pursue teaching careers.
#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘Education Has Shaped My Passion to Learn. Whether it’s Reading or Writing, I Really Do Love to Learn,’ Says Kelly Fitzgerald ‘89
With a passion for mathematics, Kelly Fitzgerald ‘89 enrolled in NC State with the hope of becoming an engineer. He quickly discovered he had more of a “love for pure mathematics than the application.” After taking some education courses, he realized his passion was in the classroom and he’s been a high school math teacher for 30 years.
My Student Experience: ‘I Love Math and I Really Love Working with Kids. Teaching Gives Me the Best of Both Worlds,’ Says NC State Gymnast and Mathematics Education Student Hailey Mesmer ’20
As a member of the NC State gymnastics team, mathematics education major Hailey Mesmer ‘20 has used lessons learned from her sport to help her prepare for a career as a high school math teacher. And her student teaching experience confirmed her desire to teach.