Ruth Yopp-Edwards: Recipient of Wang Family Excellence Award

"I have a fundamental belief that education is empowering," said Ruth Yopp-Edwards, professor of elementary and bilingual education and the 12th Cal State Fullerton faculty member chosen to receive CSU Wang Family Excellence Award. 

Her students are made up of future, first-time teachers, as well as experienced teachers.

"I really want my students to know that every day they are in a classroom, they have the potential to make a difference in the life of a child," she said. "I think that the big picture is through education, we acquire skills and knowledge that are necessary for success in our society, but we also acquire ways of viewing the world and ways of interacting with others that make for better citizenry."

Continue reading her story in the Orange County Register.

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