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2016 Outstanding Graduate

Master of Arts in Teaching, Special Education

Rebecca M. Grinnell

About Rebecca M. Grinnell

Becki Grinnell will be graduating from the MAT in Special Education this spring. She has demonstrated excellent academic skills throughout the program. She has been an exemplary student teacher. Becki works with elementary school aged children with disabilities with compassion, and a remarkable ability to find the right method for working with each child. Bekki will make an excellent teacher and advocate.

Becki is a paraprofessional in a middle school in Houston, AK. Becki works well with all stakeholders and utilizes Universal Design for Learning to engage her students and build on their interests and prior knowledge. Getting to know her students and their families is important to Becki. She uses assistive technology to enable access to general education content for all students. Becki establishes a good rapport with her students and has high expectations for them. Becki volunteers for the Drama Club by creating the costumes for the productions and includes her students whenever possible.

Becki turned in excellent work and added much to class discussions and activities.

  • Dr. Jill Burkert, Program Coordinator
  • Dr. Heather Batchelder, Assistant Professor of Education
[Rebecca] works with elementary school aged children with disabilities with compassion, and has a remarkable ability to find the right method for working with each child.
  • Dr. Jill Burkert, Program Coordinator
  • Dr. Heather Batchelder, Assistant Professor of Education