Wondering what it's like to be a student at the Marsal Family School of Education?
Our student ambassadors would love to connect with you to share their experiences and answer your questions. Sign up below to meet with a student in your area of interest, or send an email to email@example.com and include an ambassador's name if there's someone in particular you'd like to connect with. We look forward to hearing from you!
Hi! My name is Arianna Stassa and I’m from Westchester, New York. I am currently in my senior year studying Elementary Education. This year, I am placed at Eberwhite Elementary School in a second grade classroom.
Hi! My name is Siobhan Stemme and I am a senior studying elementary education with a minor in German. I'm originally from Centreville, Virginia and have wanted to be a teacher since I was 5 years old. Outside of school, I am a Campus Day Leader at Michigan and love going to sporting events and trying new restaurants in Ann Arbor.
Hi! I’m Lauren and I’m a senior in the Elementary Undergraduate program at U of M. Outside of school and student teaching, I love to play outside with my dog, go to football games, and am also involved in a sustainability organization on campus. I love the outdoors, animals, and encouraging curiosity and care for the world we live in!
Hi! My name is Christine and I'm an undergraduate secondary education major with endorsements in English and ESL. I will also be completing my International Baccalaureate certification. In my free time I love to sing and study new languages.
Hi, I'm Alexis, and my pronouns are she/her. I am originally from Virginia, and I love all things related to words and language, spending entirely too much time online, cooking and baking, and learning new things. If you have any questions about the Marsal Family School of Education, World Languages/Spanish, how to make killer mashed potatoes, or life here in Ann Arbor, I'm your gal!
Hi! My name is Chloe Ruelle, I was born in Lyon, France, and grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan. I am a graduate student in the Marshall School of Education pursuing a certification in Elementary Education and English Language Development (ELD). This past May I graduated from Michigan State University with my BA in Special Education with a minor in Social Studies. I have a passion for working with kids and would love to answer any questions you may have about wanting to pursue a degree in education!
My name is Troy Herd and I'm from Grosse Pointe Woods, MI by way of Detroit, MI. I'm a Graduate student in the Marsal School of Education and am a part of ELMAC 26. Before attending UofM, I graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor's in Elementary Education (May 2023)!
My name is Chloe Cox and my whole life I have had a love for education and social justice advocacy. When I am not in class I enjoy reading, playing my violin and/or hiking (or doing anything in nature). I am overjoyed with the chance to support and uplift future wolverines!
Hello! My hometown is Traverse City, Michigan. In May, I graduated from the University of Michigan with my Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology, and I am now completing my Master's in the SecMac Program. In my free time, I love to play sudoku, garden, and read cheesy fantasy novels.
My name Justin and I am a family-oriented, food-motivated, outdoor enthusiast who left Corporate America to embark on a new path in Public Education. I am a first-generation college graduate from Central Michigan University and is now pursuing an M.A. in Educational Studies from the University of Michigan. As a future educator, I am most excited about helping students—be empowered in their education and engaged in their development. I firmly believe that amazing things will happen if you are kind and do your best.
My name is Greta Klaus. I grew up in Ann Arbor and went to AAPS, then went to University of Notre Dame for undergrad. Before starting SecMAC I worked for 2 years in Milwaukee for an Americorps program called City Year.
Hi, I'm Akash from Hyderabad, India. I'm currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Education Leadership and Policy at the Marsal Family School of Education. I'm a Teach for India alumni and I'm passionate about leadership, program management, education equity, and building joyful classrooms.
Hello, my name is Xintian and I'm a graduate student in the DATL(Design and Technologies for Learning) cohort. I graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Secondary education with a concentration on social studies, with minors in economics and psychology. I love the outdoors and working out, as well as painting and playing the piano. I'm very excited to meet all of you.
Hi! I'm Danielle Capitan and I'm a first year student in the Graduate Educational Leadership and Policy program. I'm also currently a secondary German teacher at Tappan Middle School in Ann Arbor. In my free time, I love cooking and playing video games to unwind. If you have questions about teaching and going to school, I'd be happy to share my experiences!
Hello! My name is Kayla, and I'm currently pursuing my Master's in Higher Education. I was raised in California, most recently lived in New York, and am now finding ways to make Michigan a new home. When I'm not running between the school of education and my internship, I'm usually in my kitchen cooking with all the fresh veggies available here in Ann Arbor! Identity, storytelling, and belonging are important for my own experiences as a grad student, and I'd love to discuss those topics and more with potential applicants.
My name is Danielle Bushaw, I attended Marsal School to complete my undergrad degree and have returned for my Masters. I was a teacher in both Michigan and in Bangkok, Thailand, prior to beginning my graduate program. I am passionate about my studies & making my way back to working with students again. I look forward to supporting my fellow Marsal students any way I can.
Hello! My name is Jordan Williams. I am from North Carolina and I am a first year Masters student in the Center for the Study of Higher And Postsecondary Education.
My name is Joseph Kind, and I am a dual degree MBA/MA Education Studies candidate at the Ross School of Business and the Marsal Family School of Education. Following two years in project management and education administration, I pivoted to classroom management and spent four years as an elementary school teacher in Harlem, New York. I am passionate about the ways in which business, education and technology can be utilized as tools for equity and impact at scale.