Student Spotlight: Fang Xu

Student Spotlight: Fang Xu

Just a few years ago, Fang Xu was content studying laboratory medical science at Taishan Medical University in China. Surrounded by high-tech medical devices and white lab coats, she felt assured in her role.  One day, however, everything changed. After venturing into...
Student Spotlight: Siwei Qin

Student Spotlight: Siwei Qin

After teaching for nearly a year, Siwei Qin discovered a new passion: helping young children to learn. Searching for a way to hone her skills, she joined the Anita Zucker Center with hopes of becoming a better educator and promoting inclusivity in early childhood...
Student Spotlight: Boram Song

Student Spotlight: Boram Song

Boram Song has always had a way with words — and teaching the English language to young children. In fact, for nearly 10 years, she served as an educator; instructing them and searching for evidence-based curricula to support them. Eventually, this search led to a...
Student Spotlight: Twinkle Zheng

Student Spotlight: Twinkle Zheng

Meet Twinkle Zheng, a second-year Anita Zucker Center doctoral student affiliate. Passionate about making data-informed decisions and supporting practitioners in the implementation of evidence-based practices, Twinkle works alongside Dr. Patricia Snyder on the...
Student Spotlight: Sara Germansky

Student Spotlight: Sara Germansky

Meet Sara Germansky, a second-year Anita Zucker Center doctoral student affiliate. Committed to creating a more empowered and effective early childhood workforce, Sara works alongside advisors Drs. Patricia Snyder and Brian Reichow. Alexis Brown: Let’s begin the...
Student Spotlight: Michelle Crosby

Student Spotlight: Michelle Crosby

Meet Michelle Crosby. Michelle is a second-year doctoral student enrolled in the Preparing Leaders in Early Childhood Studies and Implementation Science (PLECSIS) leadership training grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education...