First published in the Laurier Newsletter:
“I just wanted to thank you for a very interesting, engaging, emotional, and thought-provoking evening last night! I also enjoyed the story-telling aspect of your instruction and the ease with which it allowed us as participants to connect with one another. I am very excited to begin this learning journey with you and the many colleagues in the course” (Master of Education student, Milton Campus, 2020)
After many years of preparation, on January 8, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. the inaugural Master of Education class for the Laurier Milton Campus sparked to life. The heart of this first class was the mining, shaping, and sharing of significant personal stories; stories that represent us as deeply emotional and intellectual beings, as caring and insightful educators, as novice researchers and research participants. Twenty-two highly-engaged students filled the bright and airy classroom located in Milton Education Village Innovation Centre. Together we talked, wrote, analyzed, laughed, and some of us even shed a tear or two. It was that meaningful. I was enthralled to witness the power, honesty, and compassion demonstrated in just the first class. Now, I can’t wait to be part of the second.
Dr. Cathy Miyata, Assistant Professor, Graduate Studies
Master of Education: