The School of Teaching and Learning is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and provides a comprehensive curriculum that spans early childhood, elementary, K-12 and special education to prepare students with high-quality teaching skills and solid grounding in their chosen discipline.
Through intensive, hands-on learning, students discover where their teaching passion lies, participate in field experiences, interact with children in local elementary schools, and receive mentorship from outstanding faculty and area teachers. Local partnerships with area schools offer a wealth of immersive classroom experience and outstanding student-teaching opportunities for advanced professional development. Graduates of the program are competitive applicants for teaching positions and excel in a variety of teaching disciplines.
Ximena Suarez-Sousa, Assistant Professor in the School of Teaching and Learning, served as member of the Minnesota Board of Teaching team that conducted the onsite visit for the institutional approval of Concordia College, November 16-18.
Steve Grineski, STL, recently had a paper published in the Critical Questions in Education Special Issue, At the Crossroads of Policy and Poverty: A Critical Look at Homelessness, Youth, and Education. The paper is titled, “The multi-dimensional lives of children who are homeless”
This is the second of what have become monthly segments entitled Spotlight on Service-Learning. Each monthly Spotlight highlights the endeavors of one of the many MSUM service-learning practitioners. This Month’s Spotlight on Service-Learning recognizes Keri DeSutter. Keri was recently interviewed regarding her service-learning work. DeSutter is a professor in the School of Teaching and Learning: [...]
Steve Grineski, STL, recently presented a paper titled, “The multi-dimensional lives of children who are homeless” at the International Conference for Academic Disciplines held at the American University of Rome, Italy. This paper detailed a 2-year ongoing study of the children and youth staying at a local homeless shelter.
Katie Shorma, Elementary Education and Spanish Major