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"Nodine holding a rock covered by lichen; a symbiotic plant consisting of fungi and algae. (June 11, 2015)

"Nodine smiles for the camera as she shows off the lichen growing on rocks."

(June 11, 2015)



Cassandra "Cassie" Nodine is a 14-year career teacher with experience teaching in Oklahoma, Japan, and Texas. Ms. Nodine has taught 10th, 11th, and 12th-grade on-level, honors, and AP English, as well as composition courses at the college level.

In addition, Ms. Nodine has received teaching fellowships in China, South Africa, and Germany, and is a United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Teacher Fellow and a National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow.

In her classroom, Ms.  Nodine hopes to encourage participatory and experiential learning with a focus on equity, social justice, and human rights education in an effort to support students' conceptions of themselves as global citizens.

In her free time, Ms. Nodine reads, kayaks, hikes, goes to concerts, cycles, and plays with her rescue dogs, Philip, Penelope, and Poe. She is currently finishing her dissertation on the relationship between leadership styles and teacher self-efficacy with an expected Ph.D. in May of 2020. 

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