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June 15th, 2012

Family committed to legacy of teaching, global education

Nissa Greenquist wanted to be a nurse or pursue some other career where she could give back to the community.

But become a teacher? The daughter of two educators, both University of Iowa alumni, says she wanted to avoid going into the profession just because her parents were teachers.

“I wanted to be my own person and not automatically follow in their footsteps,” Nissa says, who recently joined her dad, Steve, on the UI campus to attend the Global Education Summer Institute for Teachers.

See the full story at Iowa Now.