Discover life as an education student

A close-knit academic community, supportive and accessible faculty and staff, real-world experiences and student organizations make for an active and dynamic student life at the Dreeben School of Education.

Hear from three students making the most of their undergraduate, graduate and doctoral experiences, and discover more about life as a student in UIW's education programs.


Education Undergraduate Student Rozlyn BermeaUndergraduate Life

Meet Rozlyn Bermea, an aspiring teacher and senior who has made becoming an active and involved student a priority. An honors student and peer minister, Rozlyn shares her experience as an education student.

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Monica OlivarezGraduate Life

Monica D. Olivarez works as a high school teacher by day and studies to earn her Master of Education degree by night. Known as Mrs. Olivarez to her students, Monica is dedicated to lifelong learning, both as an educator and student.

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UIW Ph.D. student Elizabeth WuesteDoctoral Life

A program director for a major health system, Elizabeth L. Payne Wueste is already an accomplished professional and scholar. Her next step may take her to the C-suite and her pursuit of a Ph.D. in Education Administrator is preparing her to get there.

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