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Becoming a Special Education Teacher – Emily Wilkinson »

Emily Wilkinson, ’19, has always had a passion for children and individuals with special needs. Her Meredith experience has grown that passion and her own personal experiences have inspired her to become a special education teacher.

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Transforming Challenges Into Change – Madison Burton »

Turning her challenges into incentives for action and change, Madison Burton, ’18, has adapted to difficulties in her life in order to discover her calling.

Gemma Brodney

Working With Children and Families – Gemma Brodney »

Wings student Gemma Brodney was drawn to Meredith’s programs that prepare grads to work with children and families.

Child life specialist, Meghan Brooks, sitting in front of Meredith College's fountain.

Becoming a Child Life Specialist – Meghan Brooks »

Meghan Brooks used her experience in the undergraduate research program to help land a job as a child life specialist.

Jessica Williford

Combining Child Development and Music – Jessica Williford »

Jessica Williford combined her interests in child development and music at Meredith

Yailyn Polanco



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