Episode 61 – Marie McCumber

Adam DeWittPrincipal Leadership Lab Podcast

Join Adam & Jeff as we chat with Special Education elementary teacher at the Ohio State School for the Blind, & Nominee for Ohio State Teacher of the Year… Marie McCumber! 
Education Journey
Started from high school and learning about the deaf and hard of hearing.
Paying for college was devastating.
Worked in Germany as a classroom assistant.
Wishes her story was a “more exciting story” – how she got into special education
Took the right opportunities to discover what she really loves.
2 years at the Ohio School for the Blind Prek-12
70% of their students are unemployed due to their visual impairment
Teach Better Ambassador
Her best friend encouraged her to get more involved.
Nominee for Ohio Teacher of the Year
 
Hopeful 
The COVID challenges existing systems in education to be used as an opportunity for growth; to become better.
 
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Marie McCumber on Twitter: @Hannahnia

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