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Inspiring Educators welcomes Brian Armes and Harley Carlisle Neilson

Host Dean Jean McGivney-Burelle interviews Brian Armes about his impressive career in education in Idaho starting as a 2nd grade teacher to supporting school safety statewide. Brain shares how he and Julie's endowment is the way that they pay it forward for the transformational education experience he experienced at ISU so future teachers can go out to make our communities better and stronger. In Dean Jean's interview with Harley she shares the educators who inspired her to become a teacher.

Jean McGivney-Burelle joined Idaho State University in June of 2020 as Professor and Dean of the College of Education. Jean has more than two decades of experience in higher education. Her scholarly work is focused on the teaching and learning of mathematics and she has served as PI or Co-PI on STEM education grants totaling more than $2 million. Jean is a Mathematical Association of America Project NExT Fellow, a National Network for Educational Renewal Fellow, and a participant in the 2016-17 HERS Leadership Institute. She holds a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Hartford, an M.S. in Mathematics from Northeastern University, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Connecticut.