Within the Context of Community
Published April 18, 2019
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    Meet the 2018 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award Winner, Dr. Eva Zygmunt. As a professor of Elementary Education at Ball State University, Zygmunt trains future teachers to thoughtfully engage communities to work toward social justice and educational equity. Nine years ago, she co-founded Schools Within the Context of Community, a program that immerses students in the Whitely neighborhood of Muncie, Indiana. Listen in for a conversation about how nurturing strong, authentic, and personal connections between students and communities can result in a transformative learning experience that challenges students to think differently. We are now accepting nominations for the 2019 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award. Know another outstanding senior faculty member? Nominate them by May 31, 2019 at compact.org/ehrlich. Music credit: Andrew Savage
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