Alex Rodriguez ’23

Rodriguez ’23 Named Support Person of the Year

Pathways to Teaching student and current teaching aide Alex Rodriguez ’23 has been recognized as Orange County Public Schools’ Support Person of the Year.

Rollins Program Turns Paraprofessionals into Teachers

Recent graduates of the Pathways to Teaching program—a unique partnership between Rollins and Orange County Public Schools that helps paraprofessionals become teachers—discuss how it has changed their lives.

Bobby Sena, Marybelle Doe, and Topanga Sena

Family Matters

Three students, two generations, one legacy—a trio of Tars discover their pathways to purpose at Rollins.

Heart, Courage, and Wisdom: Marybelle Doe’s 2022 Commencement Address

Marybelle Doe ’21, the Hamilton Holt School of Professional Advancement’s 2022 outstanding graduating senior and one of the first graduates of Rollins’ Pathway to Teaching Program, relates her journey to discover wisdom.

OCPS and Rollins College Address Teacher Shortage

Through the jointly formed Pathways to Teaching program, Rollins and OCPS are helping paraprofessionals like Marybelle Doe ’21 become classroom teachers.

Neil Otto ’05 pictured on top of a playground near campus.

A Level Playing Field

Neil Otto ’05 helped create a unique partnership that gives teaching aides a pathway to classrooms of their own.

Pathways Clears the Way for Aides to Have a Classroom of Their Own

WKMG News 6 Getting Results in Our Schools segment reports on the Rollins College/Orange County Public Schools Pathways to Teaching program.

Pathways Program Helps Classroom Assistants Become State-Certified Teachers

The Orlando Sentinel details a new partnership between Orange County Schools and Rollins College that helps classroom assistants become state-certified teachers.