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Dr. Camille Brandt presented paper at IASE 14th Biennial Conference in Poland

Posted on July 07, 2015

Dr. Camille Brandt, School of Teaching and Learning, attended and presented a paper at the IASE 14th Biennial Conference on Inclusive Education in Wroclaw, Poland, June 21- 25, 2015. Dr Brandt’s work addressed the creation of pathways towards more inclusive communities. While attending the conference, Dr. Brandt was able to visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration and Extermination Camps with peers from universities around the world. The conference proceedings and community extensions were powerful.

Drs. Sue Severson and Ximena Suarez-Sousa, STL, selected as CAEP site visitors

Posted on June 11, 2015

Drs. Sue Severson and Ximena Suarez-Sousa in the School of Teaching and Learning have been selected as CAEP (Council for the Accreditation for Educator Preparation) site visitors. Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM archaeologist retires after 40 years in the trenches

Posted on May 18, 2015

INFORUM, By Tu-Uyen Tran

MOORHEAD—When Mike Michlovic arrived at Minnesota State University Moorhead to start a field anthropology program, he said he was told to not bother digging in the Red River Valley because there’s nothing here.

MikeMForty years and a dozen archaeological sites later, he and his students have discovered much about the life of the ancient American Indians who lived here thousands of years ago.

As Michlovic tells it, that was all by necessity. Read the rest of this entry →

Celebrate the career of Dr. Steve Grineski May 5

Posted on May 05, 2015

Please join us in celebrating the MSUM career of Dr. Steve Grineski, School of Teaching and Learning. An open house will be held in his honor on Tuesday, May 5th from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. in Lommen Hall, room #104. Refreshments will be served and there will be a short program at 4 p.m.

Common Core panel discussion tonight

Posted on April 30, 2015

Thursday, April 30 | 7 p.m. | Weld Hall Glasrud Auditorium

“Finding Balance: Common Core and Local Control” will be the topic of a panel discussion Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m. in Weld Hall Glasrud Auditorium. Read the rest of this entry →

John Benson, STL, presented a paper at the Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers

Posted on April 29, 2015

John Benson, School of Teaching and Learning, presented a paper entitled, “The Mission Field: An Idealized Landscape and Its Impact on Two Generations of a Missionary Community” at the Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers held in Chicago on April 21st. Read the rest of this entry →

Ximena Suarez-Sousa, STL, presented at American Educational Research Association meeting

Posted on April 27, 2015

Ximena Suarez-Sousa, School of Teaching and Learning, presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association that took place in Chicago. Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Boyd Bradbury earns QM Certification for two courses

Posted on April 15, 2015

Boyd Bradbury, School of Teaching & Learning, recently earned Quality Matters™ Certification for two online courses: ED 631 – School Law and Organizational Structure and ED 630 – Leadership, Planning, and Organizational Behavior in Education. QM Reviews are a rigorous peer review process. He has been recognized for this achievement at both the state and national level. Congratulations to Boyd on this achievement!

Inclusion through art: Service learning project connects autistic children, families with the arts

Posted on April 13, 2015

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Dr. David Tack, STL, was closing keynote speaker at MCEA Conference

Posted on April 08, 2015

Dr. David Tack, STL, was invited to be the closing keynote speaker at the Minnesota Correctional Education Association Conference on April 7 in Bloomington, Minn. His address (“Creating Community Within the Learning Environment”) was delivered to over 160 educators and administrators in the Minnesota juvenile detention system.

Alumna Angela Harvala won the Milken Educator Award

Posted on March 25, 2015

Angela Harvala, an alumna of Minnesota State University Moorhead, won the Milken Educator Award and $25,000 to spend however she wishes. She received a B.S. in elementary education in 2006.

The Milken Educator Awards was conceived by the Milken Family Foundation to attract, retain and motivate outstanding talent to the teaching profession. Read the rest of this entry →

John Benson, STL, presented at Family in Global Transitions conference

Posted on March 16, 2015

John Benson, School of Teaching and Learning, presented a Kitchen Table Conversations Talk at the Family in Global Transitions conference in Tysons Corner, VA on March 7, 2015 His presentation was on the adult lives of missionary children and was entitled ” “Oh, That’s a Hard One”: The Struggles to Define Home Long into Adulthood in the Lives of Adult Missionary Children.”

Sue Severson and Ximena Suarez-Sousa, STL, presented at Annual Meeting of the AACTE

Posted on March 05, 2015

Sue Severson and Ximena Suarez-Sousa, School of Teaching and Learning, presented at the “Advancing the Imperative” 67th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) that took place in Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Camille Brandt attended and presented at 67th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

Posted on March 03, 2015

Dr. Camille Brandt, School of Teaching and Learning, attended and presented at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education held in Atlanta, Georgia, February 27- March 1, 2015. Read the rest of this entry →

Brad Bachmeier’s Work Chosen for National Exhibit

Posted on March 02, 2015

Brad Bachmeier’s ceramic work “Ceramic Genealogy” was chosen for exhibition at the 2015 Potter’s Council National Juried Exhibit in Providence RI, March 25th-April 25th in conjunction with the National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts annual conference.

Brad Bachmeier will be presenting “Inside an Art Career” tomorrow

Posted on February 24, 2015

Associate Professor Brad Bachmeier will be presenting a lecture on “Inside an Art Career” on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 6 p.m. in King Hall 110. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Leadership Opportunity: Student to serve on national education committee

Posted on February 20, 2015

By Danielle Rebel

The opportunity of a lifetime was bestowed upon Kelsey Odegard, senior elementary inclusive major at MSUM.

Odegard was selected as one of eight students nationwide to serve on the National Education Association (NEA) Advisory Committee of Student Members for the 2014-2015 academic year. Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Erin Gillett, STL, presented a research poster at the Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference

Posted on February 17, 2015

Dr. Erin Gillett, STL, presented a research poster at the Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference. The poster, A Thematic Analysis of Teacher Candidate Journals within a South African Preparatory School Case Study, outlined the initial results of an ongoing research project with colleagues Boyd Bradbury and Ximena Suarez-Sousa.

Dr. David Tack, STL, presented research at 32nd annual Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs

Posted on February 12, 2015

Dr. David Tack, STL, presented his research on community building in the classroom setting at the 32nd annual Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs conference in Duluth, Minn.

Dr. Camille Brandt, STL, and undergraduate teacher candidates developed service learning project

Posted on February 10, 2015

Dr. Camille Brandt, School of Teaching and Learning, and undergraduate teacher candidates Jody Larson, Camille Lepp, and Michaela Kolness developed a service learning collaborative project with the Plains Art Museum in Fargo, North Dakota, to create a community-based event for children and families impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorders. Read the rest of this entry →

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