Kim Rego `23: It’s Never Going to be Easy, But it is Going to be Worth It

Kimberly Rego of Spotswood, NJ., a sixth-grade Language Arts teacher, had been thinking about going to graduate school, but wasn’t sure where to start. Then, she received an email from her school about GCU graduate classes for educators. “I didn’t know where to go, but when this came up, I said to myself, you know what, I am going to do it!”

In 2021, she enrolled in the Reading/Literacy Specialization master’s degree program at GCU. As a Special Ed teacher, Rego was perplexed by how many students she was seeing that still didn’t know how to read by the time they got to her classroom. “I wanted to help them, but I didn’t know how. I had to help myself first so I could help them, so, I went back to school to learn more about the reading process,” said Rego.

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