Assistant Dean Linda Horisk on Military Careers and Transition​s to Education

Linda Horisk, Assistant Dean of Admissions and Enrollment, was interviewed for an article in the latest issue of Military Advanced Education, entitled A Call to the Classroom. She is cited discussing GSE and the programs available for achieving initial and advanced teacher certifications. She also highlights the means by which veterans’ transferable skills, background, and experiences can be advantageous in their graduate studies and the teaching field.

Ms. Horisk’s career in education started as a secondary English and social studies teacher before she became a high school assistant principal and principal. In 2006, she made a career change to higher education at Fordham University.  Initially, she was a career advisor for graduate school of education students and alumni, and since 2007, she has served as Assistant Dean of Admissions and Enrollment Management for the Graduate School of Education.

In addition, she is involved in professional organizations in leadership positions and as a presenter at national conferences.  Currently, she serves as President Elect of JGAP (Jesuit Graduate Admissions Professionals), Program Chair on NAGAP’s (National Graduate Admissions Professionals) 2012 Annual Conference Planning Committee, and is a member of the NAGAP Education Committee.

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