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Inspiring Educators welcomes Roger Wheeler, Nancy Wheeler and Karina Vega

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Host Dean Jean McGivney-Burelle interviews Roger and Nancy Wheeler about their careers in the Pocatello School District. They share how important it is to them to help future educators get into a career that they both felt was extremely rewarding. Host Dean Jean also interviews Karina Vega, the 2021 recipient of Roger and Nancy's scholarship about the educators who inspired her to teach and her gratitude for their scholarship.

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.