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WINTer | 2013-14 The Woods Magazine
THE FIRST OF
many
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
2006,
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.