About Winnie Looby

Winnie Looby is pursuing her PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies with a concentration in Special Education. She received her MEd in Early Childhood Special Education from the University of Vermont. A long-term Vermont resident, Winnie is also an artist trained in multiple disciplines.  Winnie’s research interests infuse her arts training together with her interdisciplinary interest in supporting diversity and equity broadly, and specifically for students with exceptionalities.

Post-Summer Leadership Opportunities

Every June, the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) hosts a week of networking activities in our nation’s capitol. As the Holmes Scholars representative for UVM, I joined eleven other doctoral students from across the country for its Summer Policy Institute, held for three days during 2015’s Washington Week. The theme was “Diverse Perspectives, Deep Partnerships, One Profession.” Continue reading