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.
A silent auction and benefit concert for Michael and Joyce Gallo will be held Sunday, October 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the CMU Ballroom. Joyce was diagnosed with early onset of Alzheimer’s Disease in 2006; she is now 64. Michael taught at the MSUM Preschool for about 20 years and then taught in [...]
Prairie Public News North Dakota continues to experience teacher shortages. Many school districts have had to go outside North Dakota to recruit teachers. And the state’s Education Standards and Practices Board says for this year, it has licensed more teachers from outside the state than it has in-state college graduates. Valley City State University officials [...]
Dr. Camille Brandt, School of Teaching and Learning, presented at a staff development event for special education staff and teachers for Fargo Public Schools. The topic of the presentation centered upon classroom environment and behavior management. Dr. Brandt serves as a mentor to new special education teachers and will be providing staff development to other [...]
Sue Severson, professor in the School of Teaching and Learning, traveled to Peru to provide professional development on the administration, scoring, and interpretation of the Spanish version of the Enderle-Severson Transition Rating Scale to the Ann Sullivan Center of Special Education (Centro Ann Sullivan del Peru, CASP). The CASP is recognized as Peru’s leading institution [...]
Katie Shorma, Elementary Education and Spanish Major