April L
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Ruston, LA
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April has a bachelor of science in social policy and a master's degree in education. As an undergraduate, she completed an internship at the National School Boards Association. There, she had the opportunity to compose an article on the potential pitfalls of bilingual education. The piece was published in their National Education Policy Network periodical. During her undergraduate and graduate years, April wrote a variety of research papers, article critiques, and reports on student work.
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As an undergraduate, April wrote an article for publication while interning at the National School Boards Association. The article discussed some of the potential drawbacks of bilingual education in the typical American classroom. The position taken in the article was presented through research, not merely opinion. The article appeared in a bimonthly NSBA publication.

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April is interested in natural living, education, (conservative) politics, and arts and crafts and related projects that encourage creativity.

Education

Northwestern University

April completed an undergraduate degree program in social policy, which encompassed the fields of political science, economics, and sociology. Coursework centered around law and government, mental health care, and education. April completed an internship at the National School Boards Association and the Northern European Field Studies Program in Norway. Topics covered involved social policy in the European Union and comparative studies of social systems in countries that had not yet joined the EU.

Louisiana Tech University

April completed a graduate program in education with a concentration in teaching blind students. Coursework introduced students to methods of teaching skills specific to blind learners (i.e., Braille, traveling the the long white cane, and adaptive technology), as well as general child development. April completed research and student teaching, working with blind students, many of whom also had additional disabilities.

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April wrote article critiques and case studies while in graduate school. While working at a summer youth program for blind children and teens. she also wrote weekly reports on student progress. April composed longer, more detailed reports while serving as an interim instructor teaching older students in the adult training program at the Louisiana Center for the Blind.

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189 Projects Completed

As an undergraduate, April wrote an article for publication while interning at the National School Boards Association. The article discussed some of the potential drawbacks of bilingual education in the typical American classroom. The position taken in the article was presented through research, not merely opinion. The article appeared in a bimonthly NSBA publication.

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155 Projects Completed

This is an excerpt from a blog post about a public protest in Chicago.

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