Prospective teachers in Penn State's PDS program enjoy a variety of philanthropic interests.
The College of Education recognized five of its own at its annual awards ceremony on April 17.
Kathleen Hill, assistant professor of education in Curriculum and Instruction and the Center for Science and the Schools (CSATS), is one of 20 faculty recipients of 2017 ICS Seed Grant Program awards from the Institute for CyberScience (ICS).
Penn State doctoral alumni, including five from the College of Education, celebrated the 10th, 25th and 50th anniversary of receiving their doctorate on March 25 at the Graduate School’s annual Doctoral Alumni Recognition Luncheon.
David Falk, a students studying secondary mathematics education, is one of five Penn State students to receive a scholarship from the LGBTQA Student Resource Center.
The longtime Penn State faculty members have been named as winners of the Pennsylvania Association for the Education of Young Children (PennAEYC) VOICE for Children Distinguished Career award.
Nearly 60 Penn State students, including three from the College of Education, will take to the stage for the 11th annual Penn State President’s Concert, to be held March 16 at the National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C.
Jeanine Staples, associate professor of education and African-American studies, will present "The Scope and Sequence of White Oblivion (and How It Hurts and Kills People): Identifying & Dismantling White Supremacy Through an Endarkened Feminist Epistemological and Ontological Framework" at noon on March 27 in 217 Willard Building as part of the Africana Research Center in the Luncheon Series.
Students involved in the Student Pennsylvania State Education Association are used to helping others. Now, their efforts will benefit one of their own, as the group has raised enough money to endow its own award.
Navigate Education in PA is an online database created by the staff of the Center for Science and the Schools (CSATS) that contains information on more than 4,800 Pennsylvania education agencies, including public, private and charter schools, intermediate units, career and technology centers and higher education institutions.
College of Education senior Annie Cave has collaborated with her professors to organize “Preparing for the Future: Educating ALL students in ALL Spaces,” a diversity-in-education themed conference scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 11.
A number of students in the College of Education's Elementary and Early Childhood Education program juggle teaching with volunteering, and it's all worth it, they say.
English learners in city's schools and community center to benefit academically from $2.1 million grant.
Penn State World Campus is ranked in the top 10 in six categories of U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 Best Online Programs, including best online graduate education program.
The Penn State College of Education has named Alexandria Juliano as its Student Marshal for fall 2016.
Applications for the Penn State Secondary Mathematics Noyce Scholarship Program must be submitted by Jan. 18, 2017. The competitive renewable scholarships will provide $19,000 per year for eligible students’ last two years of college.
Brett Moulding, former science supervisor for Utah, and Peter McLaren, founding director of Next Gen Education, LLC, discussed the importance of research and development in science education at the annual Waterbury Lecture held Nov. 29 at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center.
Gabrielle Pulito completed her student-teaching assignment at Wingate Elementary School in the Bald Eagle Area School District on Nov. 14. Her next stop is New Zealand for a short-session teaching stint in Auckland beginning Nov. 16. But first she had to complete a required curriculum unit project, and for 2-1/2 weeks she meshed social studies with Veterans Day as well as tie-ins to community workers and helpers, the Penn State community and a field trip to a Penn State women’s ice hockey game.
Maria Schmidt builds Summer College Opportunity Program in Education from the ground up.
Office of Multicultural Programs driving force behind Summer College Opportunity Program in Education.
'Segregation at an Early Age' report urges formation of policy to help preschools draw a more diverse enrollment.
Six-week summer immersion program allows students to hone teaching skills to English language learners.
Jeanine Staples’ Philadelphia Urban Seminar transcends a two-week Maymester course that offers a pre-service teaching experience in an urban setting; it’s ongoing research on how to teach students to identify and intercept racist, sexist and ableist ideologies in their own souls, in school and in society.
State College Area School District instructors and College of Education graduates honored with Claudia A. Balach Teacher Researcher Award.
Associate professor Ed Fuller's Texas-based research also reveals assistant principals of color take 'much longer' to be named principals.
Research by Jim Johnson, Viana Wu shows play is necessary for development of preschool and primary children.
Morgan Pecile is the College of Education’s student marshal for Penn State’s summer commencement ceremony, scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Aug. 13 at the Bryce Jordan Center.
Kellie Rizzo, Lauren Pace and Elizabeth Tumpa commended after first year of teaching in Caroline County Public Schools.
All involved in C I 497 Social Justice course label it as overwhelmingly positive; D.C. administrators issue request to again host students in 2017.
Jaime Ellenberger shares her love of reading with children of State College and is applying what she is learning in the classroom to her position as a literacy mentor for America Reads at Penn State.
As Chelsea Peak develops curriculum for an English language school in Beijing, China, she is simultaneously developing her path of life.
Penn State students in the College of Education’s higher education graduate program are spanning out around the world this summer in search of three credits for now and experience that will prove invaluable later.
Kristina Hunter and Christina Walker already know they want to help people after they graduate from Penn State. With two years remaining until that milestone occurs, they are very comfortable starting early.
Penn State will help address the nationwide shortage of secondary mathematics teachers in high-needs schools with a $1.16 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will fund mathematics education scholarships for 15 students over a three-year period and allow them to complete their last two years of college tuition-free.
Inquiry Conference celebrates accomplishments of students in Professional Development School program
School was in session on this particular Saturday morning at Mount Nittany Middle School and for 25 minutes each, 86 prospective teachers – with just a few steps to take before heading into their respective futures – were heading their own classrooms.
Future teacher to graduate with bachelor's and master's degrees from Integrated Undergraduate/Graduate program.
The College of Education recognized the accomplishments of its employees at the annual Faculty, Staff and Student Awards Program on April 19 at the Nittany Lion Inn.
Scott McDonald, associate professor of education (science education) and director of Krause Innovation Studio, won the 2016 Penn State Open Innovation Challenge with an idea that may change how learning spaces are used in the future.
Ashley Hamilton hopes to manage a dual career of elementary school counselor with her business venture of running Rosie's Pierogies.
Liz Janoski leaves Los Angeles with nearly $50,000 after her appearance on the "Wheel of Fortune College Road Trip.''
Nearly 60 elementary and secondary Professional Development School interns to display their research April 23.
Recruiters from large, suburban schools and smaller, remote outposts seek out Penn State education graduates.
Teachers who emerge from Penn State student-teaching programs have been successful in job market.
Summer sessions may just be the best-kept secret at Penn State. There’s a lot going on in Happy Valley over the summer, both in and out of the classroom.
State College Area School District teachers draw on past experience to aid prospective educators.
The Krause Innovation Studio, located in Chambers Building at University Park, is finding new ways to promote teaching and learning with technology.
Retirement can sneak up on a person. Former College of Education professors who opted to retire explain that the decision is highly personal -- and can be highly rewarding.
Rehabilitation and Human Services graduates can seek employment from among drug and alcohol centers, rehab centers, senior citizen centers, community mental health programs, mental retardation programs, corrections systems and hospitals.
When this year’s annual PDS Inquiry Conference is held April 23, it will mark the 18th anniversary of the highly successful program featuring Penn State interns who work with SCASD mentors for an entire school year – mid-August to mid-June – in elementary education, middle level education, secondary English and world languages.
College of Education alumna Stephanie Gursky teaches in Napakiak, Alaska, which is accessible in the winter only by boat, plane or driving on a frozen river.
Walking and talking: What a walk around a neighborhood can teach us about history, memory and community
Penn State arts educator Kimberly Powell explores how walking through a neighborhood with a rich culture and painful history influences how residents think of their community and their place in it.
The new Social Studies Lab will support instruction of students across the three social studies education certification levels — elementary, middle and secondary grades — and give faculty members options in their teaching methods.
Jacqueline Rohrbeck Ridley also offers advice to prospective education graduates.
CSATS offers assistance on broader impact portion of grant applications.
Class Afloat experience combines teaching and travel for College of Education and Schreyer alumnus
John B. Diamond will deliver talk at 6 p.m. Nov. 11 at Lewis Katz Building Auditorium.
John B. Diamond to deliver talk at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at Lewis Katz Building Auditorium.
Proposal 2 prohibits consideration of race at public institutions in the state.
Faculty to display posters on research beginning at 11 a.m. Nov. 6.
Indiana University professor will speak at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 5 in Chambers Building.
This will be Garces' fourth amicus curiae before the country's highest federal court.
Providing study-abroad experiences that mimic some of the experiences of immigrant students and facilitate critical thinking about global issues is an effective method for preparing teachers of English as a Second Language (ESL), according to two Penn State researchers.
Students connect online with youth in Philadelphia city schools.
Agreements with Xavier University of Louisiana and University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez focus on doctoral candidates.
Emily Rose Aguilo-Perez focusing on influence of Barbie in Puerto Rican girlhoods.
Through a partnership with technology company littleBits, Penn State is opening a new "Invention Studio" within the Knowledge Commons to inspire students to develop research, invoke entrepreneurship, and explore new ideas through creative coursework.
Participants reveal something transformational that happened in their lives.
Program's goals include innovative science education techniques.
CSATS believes an inquiry-based teaching approach is highly effective.
College of Education associate professor Jeanine Staples supervises two-week, three-credit course for pre-service teachers.
College of Education associate professor Esther Prins awarded $400,000 to examine programs in Chicago, Houston, Miami.
Julia Plummer, two others receive $1.387 million for ‘ThinkSpace’ project.
Fariha Salman, Kyung Kim finished near top of detailed review process.
With Professional Development School 'in good hands,' Nolan wants to spend time in classroom and time on golf course.
Jennifer Frank, Deborah Schussler lead Project RESPECT to provide teachers with conflict-management skills.
A listing of faculty who have been promoted and/or received tenure.
College of Education's Jim Nolan, Darla Homan to retire from C&I after nearly 60 years of service.
Secondary social studies major honored with John D. O'Bryant National Think Tank award for black professionals in higher education on predominantly white campuses.
Penn State, State College schools combine to prepare teachers in College of Education's Professional Development School program
Student teachers commit to entire 180-day school year with State College Area School District mentors.
College of Education students work in conjunction with State College Area School District teachers during entire academic year.
Taking over for Carla Zembla-Saul, mathematics education professor will assume duties July 1.
Richard Duschl, Kenneth B. Waterbury Chaired Professor of Secondary Education, earned the Distinguished Contributions Award at the 2015 awards luncheon for NARST: A Worldwide Organization for Improving Science Teaching and Learning through Research.
M. Kathleen Heid, distinguished professor in the College of Education, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics for 2015.
A top-selling 16-book series, edited by Professor of Education Rose Mary Zbiek, that addresses mathematics and statistics topics that are challenging to teach yet critical to student development will release the final book in the series this month.
Carla Zembal-Saul, head of the College of Education’s Curriculum and Instruction Department, led the development of a free webinar series that aims to help educate elementary teachers utilize a new set of K-12 science standards.
A group of Centre County teachers, including associate professors of education Anne Whitney and Bernard Badiali, are using their writing to contribute to the professional conversation about teaching and to benefit their students.
Anne Whitney, associate professor of education, taught a first-year seminar that allowed first-year students to explore education as a career.
Trudie Engel, instructor and supervisor for CI 495A, recently published a biography about Larry Doby, the second African American to break to the color barrier in Major League Baseball.
Research from Megan Hopkins, assistant professor of education, revealed that the teaching of English as a second language and the teaching of academic subjects are separated and disconnected, which can cause English language learners (ELLs) to fall behind.
The College of Education recognizes the veterans within its community with snapshots of students, faculty, and staff.
Penn State students helped elementary and middle-school English language learners from Hazleton One Community Center in Hazleton, Pennsylvania to develop their language, literacy and math skills during virtual tutoring sessions in the College of Education’s course titled CI 280: Teaching English Language Learners.
Students in the College of Education's CEAED program toured the Centre Furnace Mansion to learn about teaching history effectively.
Ashley Silvernail, a College of Education graduate student, studied German teaching styles in several classrooms after receiving a Fulbright Grant for the Diversity in German Education program.
Penn State students interested in international study abroad experiences are invited to an information session at 7 p.m. on October 15 in 102 Chambers Building.
The teaching English as a Second Language certificate program that features a five-week immersion experience in Ecuador is holding an information session on September 30.
David Passmore and Patrick Shannon were named as distinguished professors in the College of Education.
The College of Education announced the 2014–15 cohort for the Dean's Graduate Assistantships.
Michelle Hart received the Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant to help fund her trip to Ecuador where she traveled, studied and taught.
The PK-4 option in the College's CEAED program was recently recognized with NCATE's highest rating.
The College of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of eight faculty members for this academic year.
Claire Joseph found her passion for teaching, traveling and world cultures through her program's study abroad opportunity in France.
Two Faculty Members Evaluating Penn State Pilot Program that Seeks to Increase Diversity in Science, Engineering
Leticia Oseguera and Jeanine Staples are evaluating the Penn State Millennium Scholars Program, which aims to increase the number of women, students of color, and low-income students in STEM fields.
For Alumnus Frank Sisti, a Memorable Encounter with a University Legend Shaped his Penn State Experience
A College of Education Alumnus, Frank Sisti, recalls how a chance encounter with a Penn State Legend helped to mold his future in more ways than one.
New Partnership Provides Future Teachers Experiences Working with English Language Learning Students
A new partnership between the Penn State College of Education and a Hazleton, Pa., community organization is helping to improve education both now and in the future.
A College of Education program encourages students to incorporate technology into their everyday learning experience.
The College of Education recently opened its new mathematics education lab, which provides the College with an environment that has a duality of use, combining research space and classroom space into one state-of-the-art facility.