Mali Sawyer is a native Boisean who loves spending time in nature, camping, playing volleyball and having adventures with her friends. She’s also a graduate assistant in the department of Early and Special Education, while pursuing a master degree in counselor education to become a school counselor.
As part of her graduate assistantship, Mali is working with students in the Providing Exceptional Education and Raising Standards (PEERS) program, helping students with intellectual and learning disabilities receive an undergraduate certificate in Community and Career Readiness Studies from Boise State.
Graduate assistantships support students pursing a graduate degree by providing financial assistance along with teaching and research opportunities. Learn more about graduate assistantships in Early and Special Education and how to apply: