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Ice Cream Social for Coleen Roller

Posted on September 19, 2017

Tuesday, Sept. 19 | 2:30-4 p.m. | Lommen 104

Everyone is invited to attend the Ice Cream Social and celebration for Coleen Roller on September 19 from 2:30-4 p.m. in Lommen 104. Coleen has been a faithful employee for well over 30 years and has had a significant impact on the preschool children she taught and the many college students she advised over the years. She will be truly missed.

Visiting Scholar Series: Dr. Sara Langworthy

Posted on September 15, 2017

Friday, Sept. 15 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | CMU Ballroom

The College of Education and Human Services Visiting Scholar Committee will be hosting Visiting Scholar, Dr. Sara Langworthy on Thursday, Sept. 14 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the CMU Ballroom. She will talk on Bridging the Relationship Gap: Becoming an Ally for Children Facing Adversity.

On Friday, Sept. 15 in the CMU Ballroom she will be talking on Bridging the Relationship Gap: Approaches for Working with Children to Build Resilience and Promote Children’s Learning and Mental Health. This will be from 9 to noon. Both talks are free. If you think you will be bringing students to either talk, please let Marci Glessner know the numbers you expect to attend at marci.glessner@mnstate.edu.

Gillett, Pierson Ellingson’s article published in The Reading Teacher

Posted on September 14, 2017

Erin Gillett, School of Teaching and Learning, and her colleague Susan Pierson Ellingson, Concordia College Department of Education, have published an article in the September/October issue of The Reading Teacher, a peer-reviewed journal of the International Literacy Association. Their article is titled, “How Will I KNow What My Students Need? Preparing Preservice Teachers to Use Running Records to Make Instructional Decisions.”

Tom and Keri DeSutter’s paper accepted for publication

Posted on September 07, 2017

Tom DeSutter, School of Natural Resource Sciences (NDSU), and Keri DeSutter, School of Teaching and Learning (MSUM), had a paper titled “A unique approach to teaching co-listed science courses: ’40 Chances’ for improved graduate student education” accepted for publication in Natural Sciences Education.

Dr. Mike Coquyt publishes book, ‘Growing Leaders Within: A Process toward Teacher Leadership’

Posted on August 25, 2017

Dr. Mike Coquyt, Educational Leadership Graduate Program, STL, co-authored a book Growing Leaders Within: A Process toward Teacher Leadership, along with Dr. Brian Creasman. Creasman is an adjunct professor at Concordia University in Portland, Oregon. This is the second book published by Dr. Coquyt and Dr. Creasman dealing with the topic of Teacher Leadership. Their first book, The Leader Within: Understanding and Empowering Teacher Leaders was published in 2016.  Read the rest of this entry →

School of Teaching and Learning faculty attend, present at NAEYC Professional Learning Institute

Posted on July 05, 2017

Layna Cole, Marilyn Labrensz, and Erin Gillett attended the NAEYC Professional Learning Institute in San Francisco, June 11-14. While there, they presented a paper and a poster at the meeting of the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators. Their paper, Community-Based Professional Development: Crossing Boundaries to New Territories, described our three-year process of establishing an ongoing community of practice with area preschool teachers and directors. The poster described MSUM’s role in creating Minnesota’s Early Childhood Education Transfer Pathway.

Drs. Dosch, Paul lead study abroad course in Dominican Republic

Posted on June 22, 2017

Dr. Mary Dosch, Psychology, and Dr. David Paul, Counseling and Student Affairs, recently returned from co-teaching a 12 day study abroad course to the Dominican Republic. This intercultural, interdisciplinary tour included graduate and undergraduate students from Counseling and Student Affairs, Anthropology, Social Work, Speech Language Hearing and Education.  Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Bradbury presents at American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

Posted on May 09, 2017

Dr. Boyd Bradbury presented recently at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting in San Antonio. Dr. Bradbury’s presentation was entitled An Analysis of Pedagogical Dissonance and Resilience Experienced by Teacher Candidates on Foreign Soil.

Bradbury earns additional QM Certification for course design

Posted on May 08, 2017

Dr. Boyd Bradbury, School of Teaching & Learning, earned Quality Matters Certification for his online course: ED 701 Introduction to Advanced Scholarship and Leadership. This is Dr. Bradbury’s seventh course to earn QM Certification. QM reviews are a rigorous peer review process, recognized at both the state and national levels. Congratulations to Dr. Bradbury on his achievement!

Coquyt, Bradbury earn QM Certification for course design

Posted on May 02, 2017

Dr. Michael Coquyt, School of Teaching & Learning, recently earned Quality Matters Certification for his online course: ED 690 Teacher Leadership.

Dr. Boyd Bradbury, also of the School of Teaching & Learning, earned Quality Matters Certification for his online course: ED 793 Higher Education Administration.

QM reviews are a rigorous peer review process, recognized at both the state and national levels. Congratulations to Dr. Coquyt and Dr. Bradbury on their achievements!

Equal Education for all? Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline

Posted on April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20 | 7 p.m. | Glasrud Auditorum 

Panel Discussion  Read the rest of this entry →

Grineski published in ‘Country School Journal’

Posted on April 17, 2017

Retired MSUM faculty member Steve Grineski recently had an article published about the MSTC and MSC Rural Teacher Education program in “Country School Journal.” The article featured a case study about Marion Gee, a woman who went through the program and then taught in the college’s affiliated rural school program. The article, titled, “Learning to Teach in the Countryside: Marion Gee (1928-2015)” can be found at countryschooljournal.com.

 

 

Study in Tanzania this summer, earn undergraduate or graduate-level credits

Posted on April 05, 2017

ANTH 490/STL 490/590 Health, Education, and Environment in Tanzania Today will be a unique immersive, experiential educational opportunity focused on the challenges of delivering basic healthcare and education to the diverse population of a rapidly developing nation.This program is open to students of all majors. Tentative dates are June 4-24, 2017.

Information sessions will be held:

  • Monday, April 3, 7-9 p.m. in King Hall 110
  • Tuesday April 4, 6-7 p.m. in King Hall 110
  • Wednesday April 5, 7-8 p.m. in King Hall 110

For more information visit www.brucedroberts.com or contact Bruce Roberts (robertsb@mnstate.edu) or John Benson (bensonj@mnstate.edu).

3 MSUM alumnae named Fargo Public Schools District elementary school principals

Posted on March 28, 2017

Three MSUM alumnae were named elementary school principals in the Fargo Public Schools District for the upcoming school year. Congratulations to Cathy Selberg, Karrie Rage and Leandra Ostrom!  Read the rest of this entry →

Noyce Scholarship information sessions

Posted on March 22, 2017

Interested in STEM and STEM education? Noyce Scholarships are available for math or science majors who add a teaching major. Current undergraduates are eligible for multi-year scholarships and returning students can receive one year of funding.

Noyce Scholars receive full tuition and partial room/board (a bit more than $13,000 per year).

Noyce Scholarship applications are open until March 29. See the website to learn more about the program and for an online application.  Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Boyd Bradbury presents paper in Barcelona, awarded certificate

Posted on February 20, 2017

Dr. Boyd Bradbury, School of Teaching and Learning, presented a paper entitled The Impact of Pedagogical Dissonance and Associated Resilience within a Foreign Sociocultural Context of Teaching Abroad at the International Conference on Education and Psychological Sciences in Barcelona, Spain last week. Bradbury was awarded a certificate for the Best Oral Presentation of the Education Management and Evaluation session.

Upcoming events for all education majors

Posted on February 10, 2017

Join EMSP for these great upcoming events!  Read the rest of this entry →

Women’s and Gender Studies Colloquium Series

Posted on February 10, 2017

Friday, Feb. 10 | 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Women’s Center

WGS Colloquium Series Presents: “A radical ethic: Witnessing as a framework for compassion and responsivity” by Dr. Sheila Marquardt, Associate Professor, School of Teaching & Learning, on Friday, Feb. 10 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Women’s Center (154 Bridges).

See the attached document for more information.

Study abroad in Tanzania this summer

Posted on January 27, 2017

The ANTH 390/ED 390 Health, Education, and Environment in Tanzania Today course, led by Dr. Bruce Roberts (Anthropology/Earth Science) and Dr. John Benson (School of Teaching and Learning), is a unique immersive, experiential educational opportunity that will focus on the challenges of delivering basic healthcare and education to the diverse population of a rapidly developing nation. This program is open to students of all majors.  Read the rest of this entry →

Labrensz presents at Hawaii International Conference on Education

Posted on January 12, 2017

Marilyn Labrensz, School of Teaching and Learning, presented “Re-establishing a Collaborative Relationship” at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, held Jan. 3-6, 2017 in Honolulu, HI.

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