In October 2018 , David Mugerwa, ’06 , was awarded a Doctor of Education from Creighton University after a successful defense of his dissertation, entitled: Teacher Crisis: A Qualitative Analysis of Strategic Interventions Utilized by Educators to Avoid Burnout. This research revealed three themes of strategies which teachers use to reduce burnout within the classroom: planning and preparation, leisure activities, and effective instructional techniques. This study was interdisciplinary in nature. After graduating from Oakwood in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Social Science Education, Dr. Mugerwa earned a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership & Administration from The George Washington University. He currently works as an administrator in the public school system of Prince George’s County, Maryland, one of the nation’s 25 largest school districts.