March-April 2011 News Archive
Brandon Hunt, a professor of education at Penn State, has been named a Fellow of the American Counseling Association (ACA).
Rural People and Communities in the 21st Century: Resilience and Transformation examines the contemporary social, political, and economic context of rural people and communities in the U.S.
The Building Community through Rural Education Award recognizes a rural school district in Pennsylvania that distinguishes itself through innovative practices.
The May 14 event will culminate the AILP's 40th anniversary celebration.
The reappointment extends LeTendre's leadership role through July 1, 2014.
Ehrenberg, the Irving M. Ives professor of industrial and labor relations and economics at Cornell, also will receive an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the College.
David Baker and Mimi Schaub developed a class project that gives preservice teachers a unique understanding of challenges faced by under-resourced school districts.
Michele Moyer says it was her position as Penn State Dubois’ public information officer that sparked her interest to return to school to pursue a teaching career.
A study conducted for the Pennsylvania legislature by a College of Education researcher paints a comprehensive picture of the adults who take the GED in the Commonwealth and the reasons they left high school in the first place. The report also provides recommendations for improving the success rate of GED candidates in Pennsylvania.
Vickie Allen plans to complete her bachelor’s degree in elementary education this August.
Participants in the first cohort of the Short-Term Overseas Student-Teaching Abroad program are giving the experience high marks.
The camp offers a chance for reluctant readers and those who are experiencing challenges to develop their literacy.
The theme of the 2011 annual meeting, set for April 8-12, is “Inciting the Social Imagination: Education Research for the Public Good.”
The Penn State Board of Trustees has selected academician and College of Education alumnus Ovid J.L. Tzeng to receive the University's highest award for an individual, the Distinguished Alumni Award.
The Institute of Education Sciences has granted Thomas Farmer an award for his project, “Supporting Early Adolescent Learning and Social Success: Project SEALS.”
The Enhancing Education Through Technology program, or Pennsylvania Title IID, provides professional development to teachers and increased access to technology.
Judi Hite, Alexa Hodge, Kate Nuschke, and Rachel Wiley have been recognized for outstanding leadership skills and ongoing service to the community.
Jeanine Staples is leading the two-week, 3-credit immersion course.
The Student Pennsylvania State Education Association is dedicated to advancing leadership skills and professional development among future educators.
Undergraduates as well as graduate students met with educatin policy administrators in the nation's capital.
Register early for the April 22 event, sponsored by the College's Diversity and Community Enhancement Committee.
The College of Education's sixth annual Cycle-thon will be at 10 a.m. on April 17, benefiting the Summer College Opportunity Program in Education (SCOPE).
PDS interns took part in a project titled “Teachers Warming Our Future,” working with ProNino USA, a nonprofit volunteer organization.
An innovative teaching model known as Instructional Design for Teachers (ID4T) is the subject of the newly released book.