January-February 2011 News Archive
Participants can earn both a master’s degree in early childhood special education and special education certification concurrently.
Summer course offering—College Teaching, HI ED 546—provides valuable academic job-market skills and fulfills the website and course requirements for the Graduate School Teaching Certificate.
Moore and Niles were identified from among a strong pool of seven faculty candidates nominated by faculty, staff, and students of the College.
A school cafeteria expanded its selection of lunch salads, thanks to the persistence and civic practice of students in the fifth-grade classroom of alumnus Jennifer Cody.
The award, given by the Universit of South Carolina's PDS National Conference Planning Team, is the fourth national award that the local PDS has received in the past 10 years.
CI 295: The Philadelphia Urban Seminar allows participants to apply what they have learned in previous Penn State courses.
The Wind Application Center at Penn State is now accepting applications for Pennsylvania's new Wind for Schools project. The program aims to engage rural elementary and secondary school teachers and students in wind energy education while educating college students about wind energy applications.
After two decades, the promise of an integrated charter school system has not held up, perhaps in some instances because of school choice.
The Batschelet Chair is one of five faculty endowments in the College of Education.
The new CarbonEARTH program in the College of Education's Center for Science in the schools aims to improve way science is communicated and taught in elementary and middle schools.
Richard C. Brown, faculty member at Naropa University, will present “Contemplative Observation in Mindful Teacher Education” on Feb. 10 in 221 Chambers Building.
d/Deaf and d/Dumb: A Portrait of a Deaf Kid as a Young Superhero chronicles the conflicts, challenges, and successes of a College faculty member who grew up as an oral deaf child.
College of Education alumna Leslie Potter is enjoying success in a challenging school in one of the largest school districts in the nation.
The College will merge two departments and close the degree program in Counseling Psychology.
Penn State College of Education alumna Kathleen L. Spicher has pledged to create a scholarship to support outstanding undergraduate students in the College.
Penn State's Office of Undergraduate Education is pleased to announce opportunities for undergraduate research, open to students at all Penn State campuses.
Brittany Foreman switched her major from aerospace engineering to education in order to share her interests with elementary school students.
The Consuming Child is the topic of a unique series of public lectures and seminars that is set to begin Jan. 19 on Penn State’s University Park campus.
Doctoral candidate Astrid Edens is ever-vigilant about the importance of re-examining one’s own life from other angles.
Alexa Hodge never really wanted to go to college for any degree. Four years, and a number of mentors later, she is a Penn State Ronald E. McNair scholar with plans to, one day, earn a doctorate degree.