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How Maritza Cha Obtained Her Doctorate and Supports School Counselors
Episode 1088th January 2024 • High School Counseling Conversations® • Lauren Tingle, School Counselor
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Have you ever considered going back to school to get your doctorate? You may have wondered how doctorate school counseling could benefit your career. Well, you're in luck because we are going to hear directly from a counselor who went for her dream and received her Ph.D.   Today's guest, Dr. Maritza Cha, is a first-generation college graduate who started her journey as a social studies teacher in East Los Angeles. Dr. Cha helped design and launch a pilot school within the Los Angeles Unified School District, leading her to work toward her lifelong dream of becoming a college counselor. She has her Ph.D. in Education and Urban Leadership from Claremont Graduate University and teaches at the University of La Verne. She is also a current member of The Clique Collaborative membership.   In this episode, Dr. Cha shares all about her journey to pursuing her doctorate, what she has learned from her experience as an adjunct professor, what it's like to teach adults, and the topic she wrote her dissertation on and is passionate about. Plus, she shares her experience of being in The Clique Collaborative.  

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