Student Spotlight: Athena Weiland, Martha Larios Gutierrez, and Cyra Sin

The SJSU Lurie College of Education has recently established an Early Childhood Teacher Scholarship to support our students who are future early childhood educators. Learn about our 2021 Early Childhood Teacher Scholarship recipients – Athena, Martha, and Cyra – as they share their experiences in the residency program and how it has shaped them going forward!

  • 0:00​​ – Meet Athena, Martha, and Cyra
  • 0:34 – What has motivated you to pursue a career in early childhood teaching and education?
  • 1:46 – How is the Lurie College and ChAD enabling you to make progress towards your hopes, dreams, and goals?
  • 3:26 – From your perspective, how might high-quality early childhood education promote equity, inclusion, and/or social justice?
  • 6:00 – How will the events of the past year or so shaped your identity, philosophy, and pedagogy as you progress through your academic program and career?
  • 8:12 – What’s one piece of advice you have for anyone who is applying for our Early Childhood Teacher Scholarship?

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