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Uju Anya, assistant professor of second language learning and research affiliate with the Center for the Study of Higher Education at Penn State, earned this year's Outstanding Teaching Award from the College of Education.
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Gerald LeTendre
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Jennifer Frank
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Simon Hooper
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JT Taylor
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Megan Foster
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Darlene Kolesar
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Shannon Walker is the College of Education's student marshal for the spring 2020 commencement ceremony.
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Kaela Fuentes-Packnick is this year's winner of the College of Education's Graduate Student Recognition Award.
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Elizabeth Berg, right, a student in Carmen Vanderhoof's SCIED 458 class in the College of Education, created a Facebook page -- Miss Berg's Education Page -- to help young students.
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Deja Lewis, left, a student in Carmen Vanderhoof's SCIED 458 class in the College of Education, in her spare time is constructing a stool she painted to look like Crayola markers and she hopes that eventually she can use it in her own classroom.
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Two students in Carmen Vanderhoof's SCIED 458 class enjoy a lesson about Madagascar hissing cockroaches, something Vanderhoof said is designed to teach third-graders.
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Taylor Young is the winner of this year's Undergraduate Student Leadership and Service Award given by the College of Education.
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Ashley Patterson, right, is this year's winner of the College of Education's prestigious Cotterill Leadership Enhancement Award.
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Julia Howard is an early elementary and childhood education major and a PDS student teacher at Ferguson Township and Easterly Parkway elementary schools.
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Becky Lucas is an early elementary childhood education major and a PDS student teacher at Grays Woods Elementary School.
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Melynda McKinney is an early elementary childhood education major and a PDS student teacher at Ferguson Township Elementary School.
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Mary Beth Raabe is a childhood and early adolescent education major and a PDS student teacher at Grays Woods Elementary School.
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Rachel Wolkenhauer
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Christine McDonald
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Erin Morgart
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Gabriela Marsh will put her College of Education degree in early elementary childhood education on hold after graduation and commission as a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps. But she looks forward to some day using that teaching degree.
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Gabriela Marsh said she looks forward to teaching after her days serving her country are complete.
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Kristen Krause, a senior from Allentown, makes virtual contact with her class at Easterly Parkway Elementary School in State College.
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Senior Gabriela Marsh adjusted from leading a class at Spring Creek Elementary School in the State College Area School District to leading it virtually from her home in Pittsburgh.
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Shirley Woika
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Doctoral student JooYoung Seo has secured an internship with RStudio, a Boston-based software firm that makes statistical packages used widely in academia.
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This is a screen capture of members of the Penn State Blue Band performing the Alma Mater - each in his or her own location, brought together via Zoom.
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Doug Womelsdorf
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College of Education Alumni Society Board secretary Doug Womelsdorf also 'cites' his dog, Chance, as playing a role in his academic success.
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Michael Parrish, from Washington, Pennsylvania, will enroll in Penn State's College of Education in the fall.
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Nya Cherry, an incoming College of Education freshman from Methacton High School in Montgomery County, is looking forward to the many opportunities Penn State can provide.
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Photo: Lily Tian Laregina Ashley Patterson hands out materials in the D.C. Social Justice Fellowship course.
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Photo: Lily Tian Laregina Faculty member Efraín Marimón says it’s hard work to achieve social change.
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Photo: Lily Tian Laregina Students in the D.C. Social Justice Fellowship course complete an in-class exercise.
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The Center for Collegiate Mental Health has seen an increase in the number of students seeking services, and professor of education Jeffrey Hayes believes that’s because there is less stigma around seeking psychological help.
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Allie Goldstein, who teaches in the online master’s in higher education program through Penn State World Campus, brings students from across the U.S. and around the world together through Zoom, a remote video conferencing service.
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Seria Chatters
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Faculty members from Penn State College of Education and University of Pittsburgh School of Education visited Capitol Hill as part of 2019 Higher Education Consortium on Special Education (HECSE) and discussed the national teacher shortage, the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA) and proposed grant funding changes for teacher candidates. From left, are Kathleen McKinnon, associate professor, Penn State College of Education; Tessa McCarthy, faculty member, University of Pittsburgh School of Education; Rep. Mike Doyle (PA-18th District); Amy Srsic, faculty member, University of Pittsburgh School of Education; and Jonte Taylor, associate professor, Penn State College of Education.
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Helen Elizabeth Beasley inside the two-room Rosenwald School where she taught. While she may not have had resources from the county, the materials she put on the walls demonstrate the ways she still sought to educate the children in her class. (Photo provided by Vanessa Siddle Walker)
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Helen Elizabeth Beasley Siddle likely knew about how to obtain the North Carolina scholarship money to go to Penn State through her membership in this black teachers’ education organization. (Photo provided by Vanessa Siddle Walker)
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Helen Elizabeth Beasley Siddle with her husband, the Rev. Theodore R. Siddle, on their wedding day. (Photo provided by Vanessa Siddle Walker)
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Nancy Gamble, Evelynn Ellis, Galit Fraser, Jonathan Klingeman and Carly Colavecchi
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Pamela Peter
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Dean Kimberly A. Lawless
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Jonathan Klingeman
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David Guthrie, associate professor of education in the Department of Education Policy Studies, was determined to hold a virtual hooding ceremony for his 13 graduating M.Ed. students, and he did it with the help of his wife, and photos provided by his students.
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Galit Fraser
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Nancy Gamble
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Evelynn Ellis
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Carly Colavecchi
Martin Benavides
Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra, left, swore-in Penn State alumnus Martin Benavides as the country’s minister of education in February.
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Alumni Society Board 2019-20
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Incoming freshman Jacob Beal from Marlboro, New Jersey, says Penn State's College of Education gives him a small-school feel within a big-school setting.
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Bryan Henninger
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Francesca Lopez has been named Waterbury Chair in Equity Pedagogy in the College of Education's Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
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Kathy Hill
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Amber Cesare
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Maribel Ramos started in the College of Education's S.C.O.P.E. program in 2013 while attending Esperanza Academy in Philadelphia. Ramos will return to that school in the fall to use her Penn State education degree as a full-time teacher where she was once a student.
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Maribel Ramos started in the College of Education's S.C.O.P.E. program in 2013 while attending Esperanza Academy in Philadelphia. Ramos will return to that school in the fall to use her Penn State education degree as a full-time teacher where she was once a student.
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Maribel Ramos started in the College of Education's S.C.O.P.E. program in 2013 while attending Esperanza Academy in Philadelphia. She'll take her Penn State education degree back to that school as a full-time teacher where she was once a student.
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Gwen Deger, right, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education (EPCSE) in the College of Education, and her brother, Samuel Peers, celebrate Peers' graduation from State College Area High School in 2017 outside the Bryce Jordan Center.
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Gwen Deger, left, a doctoral candidate in special education at Penn State, is shown with her younger brother, Samuel Peers. Deger acts as legal guardian for Sam, who has Down syndrome.
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Jordan Fava, left, and her sister, Brooke Fava on a family trip in New York City.
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Theoni Mantzoros, left, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education (EPCSE), attends a Penn State sporting event at Rec Hall with Jordan Fava, whom she had previously worked with as a behavioral analyst in a school for children with disabilities in New Jersey.
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Jordan Fava, who has moderate to severe autism, was recently named homecoming queen during her final year at a school in New Jersey that serves children and young adults with disabilities.
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Julia Prokopik, left, a student majoring in special education in Penn State's College of Education, poses in front of Old Main on the Penn State campus with her sister, Maggie Prokopik.
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From left, Leslie, Julia (a special education major at Penn State), Maggie and Bob Prokopik pose for a family photo. The Prokopiks live in Pittsburgh, and Leslie and Bob are Penn State alumni.
AAC Collaboration Project
AAC Collaboration Project students participate in a discussion on 'Self-Determination and People who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC)' with Tracy Rackensperger, a public service faculty member at the University of Georgia's Institute of Human Development and Disability (IHDD). Rackensperger is herself an expert user of AAC technology for communication.
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Jessica Caron
Gracie Mae
Gracie Hamilton, who is majoring in early childhood education at Penn State, offers protective masks in a variety of designs on her online store, Gracie Mae's.
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Daphne Zelinka, of Westfield, Pennsylvania, sports a mask designed by Penn State College of Education student Gracie Hamilton.
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Austin Burdick and Kourtnee Kosa, of Gold, Pennsylvania, celebrate Kosa's recent graduation from Corning Community College wearing masks designed by Penn State student Gracie Hamilton.
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Gracie Hamilton, a rising senior in Penn State’s College of Education, creates masks that she is distributing to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic.