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.
On Nov. 2, the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (ALER) presented Doris Walker-Dalhouse, Professor Emerita, STL, with the Albert J. Mazurkiewicz Special Service Award. The award, recognizing her significant contribution to ALER, was presented during the organization’s annual conference in Dallas, Texas.
Layna Cole and Erin Gillett, School of Teaching and Learning, presented a paper at the fall conference of the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators in Washington, D.C. Their paper was titled, “Inside-Outside: Supporting Teachers ‘Doing’ Early Literacy with Infants and Toddlers.”
SCEC stands for Student Council for Exceptional Children. They are a collegiate organization whose focus is on showing awareness and working with people of all abilities. This year on campus they’ll meet weekly at 7 p.m. on Monday nights in the Lommen Hall first floor main lounge (located right outside of the computer lab). They [...]
This week’s 125 Faces of MSUM featured David Tack and Lacey Saga. Read more below. Name: David Tack Profession: Assistant professor of educational foundations, coordinator of secondary education No. of years at MSUM: 3 facebook.com/msumoorhead Q: What is one of your favorite hobbies? A: Oh, well that’s an easy one. I love to golf – [...]
Katie Shorma, Elementary Education and Spanish Major