Meet the 2023 Teach Together Minnesota! Student Panelists

One important session of the Teach Together Minnesota! conference on May 16 is a student panel. Ten students will share personal journeys of their educational experience, what has led to their successes, where they have encountered barriers to success, and their experiences with online learning and cultural fluency. 

Be sure to register for the Teach Together Minnesota! conference to listen to the panel. 

Meet the student panelists:  

Naba Imran

Naba Imran 

Field of Study: Psychology with a minor in Design in User Experience 
School: Metro State University 


Naol Mamo 

Naol Mamo 

Field of Study: Cyber Security, Virtualization, and Forensics 
School: Century College 


Violet Mumbo 

Violet Mumbo 

Field of Study: Information Technology 
School: Century College 


Jordan Radford 

Jordan Radford 

Field of Study: Rehabilitation Counseling Education 
School: St. Cloud State University 


Max Ritter 

Max Ritter 

Field of Study: Engineering 
School: Saint Paul College 


Ibra Roble 

Ibra Roble 

Field of Study: Management Information Systems 
School: Winona State University 


Tristen Rothrum 

Tristen Rothrum 

Field of Study: Neuroscience and Latin American Studies 
School: University of Minnesota, PSEO 


Jayden Spencer 

Jayden Spencer 

Field of Study: Biochemistry with a minor in Disability Studies 
School: Metro State University 


Tabitha Valenzuela 

Tabitha Valenzuela 

Field of Study: Psychology 
School: Minnesota State University, Mankato 


Valerie Ross Zhaawendaagozikwe 

Valerie Ross Zhaawendaagozikwe 

Field of Study: Environmental Science and American Indian Studies, with certificates in Anishinaabe Language and Environmental Sustainability 
School: Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College 


Teach Together Minnesota! is a free, virtual conference bringing together educators from across Minnesota to have discussions with colleagues in their field of study grounded in cultural fluency and culturally responsive pedagogies.  

Teach Together Minnesota! Also features opportunities to learn more about Discipline-Specific Faculty Learning Communities: 

  • What the Data Taught Us 
  • Faculty Learning Community Project Perusals 

There is also a ‚ÄúMaking Connections‚ÄĚ panel, that will highlight the connections between Minnesota State Guided Learning Pathways related projects and initiatives (i.e., Multiple Measures, SUCCESS, Transfer Pathways, Concurrent enrollment) and Equity 2030.¬†

Learn more and register at www.MinnState.edu/TeachTogetherMN.   

In partnership with Minnesota Learning Commons, Minnesota Office of Higher Education, and the University of Minnesota.

Teach Together Minnesota! is funded in part by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education through the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Grant.

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