Sydney Borges

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Sydney has a strong passion for advancing research and affecting change in Americas education systems in order to better support each student’s educational journey. Early in her educational career she helped facilitate a state-wide Rhode Island educators’ event for GO Public (a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization) and in 2016, she worked to create a policy proposal for the procedures, financing, and stocking of EpiPens in Rhode Island public schools. From 2015 – 2017, she completed three practitioner inquiry field studies in elementary schools across Rhode Island which culminated in her 2018 practicum in a first-grade inclusion classroom. Sydney also spent time as a William T. Morris Foundation Speaker for Roger Williams University before graduating in 2018 with her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Political Science.

Education

Roger Williams University, Class of 2018, Elementary Education/ Political Science

Of Note

Cum Laude, Pi Sigma Alpha Honors Society, William T. Morris Foundation Award Recipient

Research Interests

Sydney’s interest is the state of K-12 education in America; the societal consequences of the current educational policies in place, and the procedures and processes of education reform with the intent of exploring how current policies could be better administered (or revised) to support all learners in the classroom.