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Family ties, personal experiences inspire special education majors

Jul 06, 2020

Several undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Education decided to pursue special education careers largely due to family history and inspiring individuals. Family ties, personal experiences inspire special education majors - Read More…

Joint effort supports children with language-related disabilities

Jul 06, 2020

A collaborative project at Penn State trains master’s-level students to work with children who have complex communication needs. Joint effort supports children with language-related disabilities - Read More…

Around the College: July 3, 2019

Around the College: July 3, 2019

Jul 02, 2019

Students, staff and faculty members from Penn State's College of Education share recent research and career achievements. Around the College: July 3, 2019 - Read More…

Faculty members advocate for those who can’t advocate for themselves

Jun 01, 2020

Kathleen McKinnon and Jonte Taylor have a passion for their work that is evident both in and out of the classroom. The two associate professors of education (special education) not only educate the next generation of special education teachers, but also advocate for much-needed resources for their field. Faculty members advocate for those who can’t advocate for themselves - Read More…

Education student anticipates plenty of 'We Are' moments at Penn State

Education student anticipates plenty of 'We Are' moments at Penn State

Jun 01, 2020

Having so much ahead of him at his “dream school” has made it easier for incoming Penn State freshman Jake Beal to rationalize all that he has lost as an outgoing high school senior in Marlboro, New Jersey. Education student anticipates plenty of 'We Are' moments at Penn State - Read More…

Special education teachers forge ties with Reading schools

May 18, 2020

Two faculty members in the College of Education have embarked on a project that they hope will help relieve the special education teacher shortage in Pennsylvania, as well as forge a mutually beneficial partnership between Penn State and Reading School District. Special education teachers forge ties with Reading schools - Read More…

Herr Clinic offering free services to College of Education students

May 12, 2020

College of Education students feeling stress and pressure from events related to COVID-19 or other things that have caused anxiety can receive free telemental health services from now to August. Herr Clinic offering free services to College of Education students - Read More…

Education professor designs kid-friendly face masks

May 06, 2020

An education professor at Penn State is utilizing her understanding of child psychology — as well as her sewing skills — to protect children in her community by appealing to their imaginations. Education professor designs kid-friendly face masks - Read More…

Kaela Fuentes-Packnick winner of Graduate Student Recognition Award

Kaela Fuentes-Packnick winner of Graduate Student Recognition Award

Apr 22, 2020

The Graduate Student Recognition Award honors a graduate student for outstanding scholarship, research and dedication to education and promise of professional excellence. Kaela Fuentes-Packnick winner of Graduate Student Recognition Award - Read More…

Shannon Walker named spring 2020 Education student marshal

Shannon Walker named spring 2020 Education student marshal

Apr 21, 2020

Walker is graduating with a 4.0 GPA, with a bachelor of science in elementary and early childhood education and minors in special education, education policy studies and theatre. She also is in the Schreyer Honors College. Shannon Walker named spring 2020 Education student marshal - Read More…

Jennifer Frank earns Outstanding Junior Researcher Award

Jennifer Frank earns Outstanding Junior Researcher Award

Apr 10, 2020

The Outstanding Junior Researcher Award typically recognizes the significance of a particular contribution to the research literature, and Frank’s research on universal systems focuses on the study of positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS) and is one of the most widespread universal schoolwide frameworks for identifying and responding to students at risk for behavioral maladjustment or academic failure. Jennifer Frank earns Outstanding Junior Researcher Award - Read More…

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