September-October 2008 News Archive
Rhoades was a true colleague and ally with a strong interest to improve the state of education.
Matthew Herdman '06 has been selected to receive the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2008 New Teacher Award.
Eight graduates from the College of Education are recognized or their accomplishments in the field.
Preston Green has done extensive work in the area of law and education. His influence helped the Kansas Supreme Court in its decision to change the state legislature's practice of distributing funding.
They met with a number of alumni and doctoral students of Penn State’s Educational Leadership program, each holding an essential position in educational administration or state government.
Researchers at the Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy describe how learners at an Even Start literacy program benefited from leadership roles.
Black Latinos with Disabilities: Limited Access to Vocational Rehabilitation Reflects African American Societal Challenges
Keith Wilson's research examines the relationship of skin color and the likelihood of securing rehabilitation services.
Engaging Middle School Mathematics Students in Problem-Based Learning: Placement of Cell Phone Towers
Rose Mary Zbiek, Shari Ann Reed, and Tracy Boone developed a geometry lesson that incorporated problem-based learning stations.
Penn State Wins $800,000 Grant to Support Concurrent Master’s Degree and Certification in Special Education
Student applications are now being accepted for summer 2009.
Boyd was a renowned researcher and educator in the field of educational leadership, with a specialty in education policy and politics as well as educational administration.
Special education faculty, Charles Hughes and David Lee, and Continuing Education staff, Ed Donovan and Wanda Bickle, collaborated to design and administer the Keystone Tutor Credential Program which won an award by the UCEA Mid-Atlantic Region.
Education student, Jillian Deegan and her friend, Scott Karduck, converted a truck to run on used vegetable oil for their cross country trip this summer.
Luke Zeller is providing a bi-weekly blog about his experience teaching English as a foreign language to South Korean students.
Sciavino-Narvaez has been a student marshal, a Fulbright scholar, a Peace Corps volunteer, and a school principal, not to mention pursuing advanced degrees and adopting a Korean child.
Meloy, a College of Education senior, served as an alternate delegate at the Democrats’ national event in Denver.
Doctoral candidate Abuya saw Penn State's Educational Theory and Policy program as the perfect fit for her research interests.
Matthew Poth served two tours in Iraq before enrolling in the College of Education to pursue a career in teaching.
College of Education alumnus, Gerald Gipp, will be honored by the Penn State Alumni Association on October 2.
Fourteen professionals from around the world have arrived to begin their yearlong participation in the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program.
Eight teenagers spent four weeks this summer taking part in courses, workshops, and other activities.
Cases in Government Succession Planning and Mastering the Instructional Design Process both emphasize nationwide efforts to improve America’s workforce.