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A student studies the concepts of the solar system in the ThinkSpace project.
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A student studies the concepts of the solar system in the ThinkSpace project.
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A student studies the concepts of the solar system in the ThinkSpace project.
David H. Monk
David H. Monk accepts his award from the Pennsylvania Principals Association
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Alumni-Student Teacher Network facilitator John Czerniakowski, left, speaks with students at a recent seminar for student teachers in the Centre Region.
Pamela Monk
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Pamela and David H. Monk
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David H. and Pamela Monk
Scholarship dinner
Every fall the College of Education holds a Scholarship Dinner, giving scholorship recipients the opportunity to meet and thank their benefactors.
Barb and Dave Kucharski
Barb and Dave Kucharski
Richard Dorman
Richard Dorman, who graduated from Penn State in 1980 with his master’s degree and in 1990 with a doctorate in higher education, has pledged a percentage of his estate to the College of Education.
Bob and Donna Nicely
Bob and Donna Nicely
Lion Shrine
Lion Shrine
Leonhard dedication
Dean David H. Monk presented Jeanne Leonhard with a book containing photos and short biographies of some of the many students helped over the years by her scholarships during the dedication of the Leonhard Language and Literacies Studio.
Commencement graduates
Excited graduates turn their tassels during the spring 2018 College of Education commencement ceremony.
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More than 300 graduating students, their families and friends heard inspiring words from commencement speaker Michelle Asha Cooper at College of Education commencement exercises held May 6, 2018, in the Bryce Jordan Center on the Penn State University Park campus.
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Michelle Asha Cooper, president of the Institute for Higher Education Policy, was the keynote speaker for the College of Education’s spring commencement ceremony. Following are excerpts from her address.
Newseum group
The D.C. Social Justice Program includes educational experiences such as this trip to the Newseum by students in the program in 2016.
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Michelle Asha Cooper, president of the Institute for Higher Education Policy, was the keynote speaker for the College of Education’s spring commencement ceremony. Following are excerpts from her address.
Ramon Guzman
Ramon Guzman, 2016 Penn State Class Gift director, spoke at the dedication of the 2016 class gift, the CAPS Endowment, held this spring at the HUB-Robeson Center on the University Park campus.
Giving Tuesday quote
“It influenced who I am as a teacher today. Going abroad has allowed me to see the world on a smaller scale, and it helped when I was interviewing.” — Gina Thompson
Dean Monk award
Joseph H. Clapper, assistant executive director of the Pennsylvania Principals Association, presents the Educational Excellence Award to Dean David H. Monk.
Eric and Paula Taylor quote
"It's one thing to create an endowment through our estate and help students after we're gone. But with early activation, we get to see the immediate results of our investment and that is very encouraging." -- Eric Taylor
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Morgan Seifert at the Nittany Lion Shrine
Jonté Taylor class
Jonté "JT" Taylor, assistant professor of education (special education), center, has worked with alternative students for most of his career. Now, he trains future teachers how to work with students in special education classrooms.
Hip Hop quote of the week
Each week, Jonté "JT" Taylor posts the #hiphopquoteoftheweek on the whiteboard outside his office and shares it with his students and Twitter followers.
Christine Franklin
Christine Franklin
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Students in CI 497: The Creative Child, work on creating a replica of Old Main. They are basing their project on Es Devlin's Trafalgar Square Lion. Instead of creating the lion, which is iconic to London, they are creating Old Main, which is iconic to Penn State. When they are finished it will be displayed in Chambers and passers-by may write a poem to place inside 'Old Main.' The pre-service teachers will check the poems and display a new poem daily. 'Old Main' will be on view the week before finals week.
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Students in CI 497: The Creative Child, work on creating a replica of Old Main. They are basing their project on Es Devlin's Trafalgar Square Lion. Instead of creating the lion, which is iconic to London, they are creating Old Main, which is iconic to Penn State. When they are finished it will be displayed in Chambers and passers-by may write a poem to place inside 'Old Main.' The pre-service teachers will check the poems and display a new poem daily. 'Old Main' will be on view the week before finals week.
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Students in CI 497: The Creative Child, work on creating a replica of Old Main. They are basing their project on Es Devlin's Trafalgar Square Lion. Instead of creating the lion, which is iconic to London, they are creating Old Main, which is iconic to Penn State. When they are finished it will be displayed in Chambers and passers-by may write a poem to place inside 'Old Main.' The pre-service teachers will check the poems and display a new poem daily. 'Old Main' will be on view the week before finals week.
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Students in CI 497: The Creative Child, work on creating a replica of Old Main, complete with clay replicas of themselves. They are basing their project on Es Devlin's Trafalgar Square Lion. Instead of creating the lion, which is iconic to London, they are creating Old Main, which is iconic to Penn State. When they are finished it will be displayed in Chambers and passers-by may write a poem to place inside 'Old Main.' The pre-service teachers will check the poems and display a new poem daily. 'Old Main' will be on view the week before finals week.
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Students in CI 497: The Creative Child, work on creating a replica of Old Main, including clay replicas of themselves. They are basing their project on Es Devlin's Trafalgar Square Lion. Instead of creating the lion, which is iconic to London, they are creating Old Main, which is iconic to Penn State. When they are finished it will be displayed in Chambers and passers-by may write a poem to place inside 'Old Main.' The pre-service teachers will check the poems and display a new poem daily. 'Old Main' will be on view the week before finals week.
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Students in CI 497: The Creative Child, work on creating a replica of Old Main. They are basing their project on Es Devlin's Trafalgar Square Lion. Instead of creating the lion, which is iconic to London, they are creating Old Main, which is iconic to Penn State. When they are finished it will be displayed in Chambers and passers-by may write a poem to place inside 'Old Main.' The pre-service teachers will check the poems and display a new poem daily. 'Old Main' will be on view the week before finals week.
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Members of the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) delegation posed for a group photo with Penn State President Eric Barron, center, College of Education Dean David Monk, and Leila Bradaschia, director of International Programs for the College of Education, right, during their visit to Old Main on Monday, Dec. 3.
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Penn State President Eric Barron, right, presented a commemorative gift to Chen-Chih Wu, president of National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) during the NTNU delegation’s visit to Barron’s office on Monday, Dec. 3.
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Cheng-Chih Wu, president of National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), gave Penn State President Eric Barron a plaque depicting the NTNU administration building as a token of appreciation during the delegation’s visit to Barron’s office on Monday, Dec. 3.
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Penn State President Eric Barron showed the delegation from National Taiwain Normal University the items on display on the shelves in his office.
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The National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) delegration, accompanied by Leila Bradaschia, director of International Programs, back left, and College of Education Dean David Monk, back right, met with Penn State President Eric Barron, center, during their visit to Penn State.
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Members of the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) delegation exchange business cards with Penn State President Eric Barron, center.
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Penn State President Eric Barron, right, greets members of the National Taiwan Normal University delegation as they arrive at his office for a visit.
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The National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) delegration posed for a photo with P. Karen Murphy, center, and her Quality Talk research team after a presentation on Friday, Nov. 30.
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After hearing about Quality Talk, members of the National Taiwan Normal University delegation participated in a thin films science experiment.
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After hearing about Quality Talk, members of the National Taiwan Normal University delegation participated in a thin films science experiment.
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The result of the thin films experiment was the creation of a fainbow-colored film on the black construction paper.
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Ana Butler, Quality Talk project manager, demonstrated the thin films science experiment. She put a piece of black construction paper into a container of water, and then added a few drops of clear nail polish. When she lifted the paper out of the container, a thin film was visible on its surface.
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Ana Butler, Quality Talk project manager, demonstrated the thin films science experiment. She put a piece of black construction paper into a container of water, and then added a few drops of clear nail polish.
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Members of the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) delegation hear a presentation on Quality Talk Nov. 30, 2018.
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Members of the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) delegation hear a presentation on Quality Talk Nov. 30, 2018.
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Members of the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) delegation hear a presentation on Quality Talk given by P. Karen Murphy and her graduate students, Nov. 30, 2018.
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Evangline Chow works with English language learners in her LEAP classroom in Cainta, Philippines. (Image: Submitted)
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For the past six years, Evangeline Chow has been a teacher at Faith Academy in Cainta, Philippines. Last year, she was tasked with co-leading an intense, accelerated English language learner program for students with low English proficiency. (Image: Submitted)
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Bailey Mielcusny, a senior elementary education major from Pittsburgh, displays her ePortfolio.
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Doctoral students Wideline Seraphin, left, and Ana Díaz Beltrán have produced a documentary titled "Schooling Narratives" that will be shown at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, in Heritage Hall inside the HUB.
Megan Foust, a pre-service teacher at McAuliffe Heights Elementary School in the Altoona Area School District, displays her ePortfolio at the Making Our Learning Visible presentation.
Jimmy Moreland, a senior childhood and early adolescent education major from Norristown, displays he ePortfolio.
Venancio Ybarra
After losing his job in the tech industry following 9/11, alumnus Venancio Ybarra began teaching part time at a community college. He now is the assistant dean for TCC Connect, the virtual campus of Tarrant County College. (Image: Submitted)
Vivian Yenika-Agbaw
Vivian Yenika-Agbaw is professor of literature and literacy in the College of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Penn State. (Image: Patrick Mansell)
Vivian Yenika-Agbaw illustration
“A Day with Papa,” set in Cameroon, encourages young boys to respect parents who earn an honest living regardless of how menial the job might be. (IMAGE: Image used with permission / Vivian Yenika-Agbaw)
Petrosky Family
Marty Petrosky, left, and his family — daughter Mariya, son Kai and wife Heidi (class of 1995) — have always been Penn State fans. Now, Petrosky can also say he is a proud alumnus.