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WINTer | 2013-14 The Woods Magazine
When Emily Libbert of Meta, Mo.,
graduates in December, she will be
the first student to complete an online
degree from William Woods University.
A middle school science teacher for
the Blair Oaks School District in
Wardsville, Mo., Libbert will receive
a Master of Education degree in
teaching and technology.
She credits her success in the program
to the online format. “It was nice to have
the classes be online. I could do my work
from home, on my own time. I hate
procrastination, so to be able to get my
assignments done early really helped keep
the workload manageable,” she said.
A graduate of Lincoln University in
with a Bachelor of Science degree
in elementary education, Libbert also
is an eMINTS-certified instructor.
She started the WWU online
program in January 2013, after
hearing about it from a co-worker
who was working on a Master of
Education degree in administration.
Because of her previous eMINTS
certification, Libbert was exempt from
WINTer | 2013-14
The Woods Magazine
By Katy Carron ’15
WWU Awards First Online Master of Education Degree.