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.
Walking near his office in Bermuda earlier this year, Stanley James, M.D., ’91 , felt the