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Inspiring Educators: Advocacy for all students

Hosts Dean, Jean McGivney-Burelle, and Executive Director of Philanthropic engagement, Tabatha Butler, interview each other on this month’s episode. They ask the same questions posed to our College of Education supporters in other episodes.

Hosts Dean, Jean McGivney-Burelle, and Philanthropic Advisor Tabatha Butler engage in a captivating interview during this month's episode. Delving into their personal journeys, they explore topics such as their paths to ISU, the beginnings of their educational careers, and the profound significance of giving back. Tune in to discover the unique insights they share, responding to the same questions posed to our esteemed College of Education supporters in previous episodes.

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.