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By Mike Ferrians
The Times 

Teach like a pirate: Erin Murphy


December 3, 2020

Mike Ferrians

I've known Waitsburgian Erin Murphy and her husband Nathanial for many years. It occurred to me recently: these people are always in school, always taking classes, always working toward another degree. I sat down with her recently to ask about her commitment to learning.

Last year she earned her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Educational Studies and began teaching music at Starbuck school as a paraprofessional. It was the realization of a childhood dream, but other degrees came first-along with other occupations.

"I have an Associate in Arts degree and an Associate in Business degree, both of w...

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