Her teaching specialty? Preparing career changers to become teachers
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Dr. Kathleen Pierce was working in a New Hampshire high school in 2001 when she saw an advertisement for a teacher preparation position at Rider University. At the time, she had been a teacher for more than 20 years, at levels from middle school to college. Although she hadn’t been planning to leave her job, she was intrigued by the possibility of introducing prospective teachers to the same joys she had experienced in the classroom.