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Walden Magazine // Jan 01, 2011

How It Paid Off: From School to District

How one graduate is making a bigger difference now that she has her doctorate.

Edwina Hudson Suit

NAME: Edwina Hudson Suit ’07

DEGREE: Doctor of Education (EdD) with a specialization in Teacher Leadership

JOB TITLE BEFORE MY DEGREE: Assistant Principal, Willard J. Gambold Middle School, Indianapolis, Indiana

JOB TITLE AFTER MY DEGREE: Human Resources Supervisor for Teacher Placement with the Indianapolis Public School System.

HOW MY DEGREE HELPS ME MAKE A BIGGER DIFFERENCE: In this role, I can hire the most talented teachers so our students have the best education possible.

BIGGEST BENEFIT OF EARNING A DEGREE AT WALDEN: The sense of accomplishment that comes with having a doctorate. I’ve always wanted to move to the central district office level, and the Ed.D. helped me get there.

Tell us how your degree paid off at [email protected].