Jessica Sachs, a student in the College of Education’s Childhood and Early Adolescent Education major, furthered her one-on-one teaching skills while working as a learning support aide this summer at Ringing Rocks Elementary School in Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, through the America Reads program.
The Penn State College of Education announced an expansion of their special education and autism program that now features the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Endorsement.
Cara Dore, a sophomore from Malvern, Pennsylvania, looking to enter the College of Education’s Childhood and Early Adolescent Education (CEAED) program, gained valuable teaching experience when she immersed herself into the public school system during the Philadelphia Urban Seminar this summer.
Recently published research from Chris Gamrat, a doctoral student in Learning, Design and Technology, examined the use of credentialing personalized professional learning through a digital badge system.
College of Education alumnus Stephen J. Bagnato, Jr. was among 21 Penn State alumni who were honored Oct. 16 for their outstanding professional accomplishments and given the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Penn State Alumni Association.
Roseilyn Guzman, a master’s student studying higher education (student affairs emphasis), sought out invaluable experiences with Latino/a cultural centers this summer during her student affairs and research internships at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn).
College of Education students do amazing things. In our Student Summer Stories, we highlight some of the great activities our students did this past summer, from internships to volunteering and everything in between.
Sakena Sampson started a mentoring program for young women and is heavily involved in HIV/AIDS education, a motivation stemming from her middle school assistant principal, who continues to mentor and advise Sampson.
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.
David McNaughton, a professor of education in the Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education, will collaborate with the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in a $5 million grant to help the communication options for those unable to speak.
Jonte (JT) Taylor, an assistant professor of education, recently shared his unique lessons for using song lyrics to help teach students with disabilities with an audience at the Kennedy Center’s Intersections Conference.
Two of the College of Education’s online master in education programs—Higher Education and Learning, Design, and Technology—delivered through Penn State World Campus, were recently recognized as some of the best online degree programs in the nation by TheBestSchools.org, a leading resource for campus and online education.
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.
Assistant Professor Liliana Garces provides an overview of how colleges and universities are becoming increasingly more diverse, but legal decisions are making it more difficult for institutions of higher learning to assemble a diverse student body.
David McNaughton, professor of education, will play a major role in the grant providing research for those who require Augmentative and Alternative Communication, typically people who are severely disabled.
David Lee, professor of education, is part of a research team that is developing and evaluating a professional development program for seventh- and eighth-grade teachers to help support students experiencing academic, behavioral and social difficulties.
Philip Chew, an undergraduate student in the College of Education studying Education and Public Policy, had his career aspirations confirmed after an internship under the New York City Department of Education.
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.
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.