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Inspiring Educators welcomes Kyle Siemen's, Brett Siemen's and Kristi Trulson

Host Dean Jean McGivney-Burelle interviews Kyle and Brett Siemen's about their parents, Gail and Nannette Sieman’s impressive legacy with ISU and Pocatello. Host Dean Jean also interviews Kristi Trulson, Nannette and Gail Siemen Early Childhood 2020 Scholarship Recipient. Kristi is currently a Head Start teacher and actually had the opportunity to be with Nannette early in her career.

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.