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How James and Wendy Ruchti are Inspiring Educators

Dean Jean and Tabatha interview Idaho State Senator, James Ruchti and Dr. Wendy Ruchti about their scholarship to support College of Education's Master of Arts in Teaching students and of their support of education in the state of Idaho.

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.