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2008 News Archives

Winter 2009 financial aid

December 17, 2008

Students: Need financial aid for Winter 2009? We can help.

International students invited to breakfast with the Dean

December 4, 2008

College of Education international students are invited to join Dean Vernon C. Polite for a winter holiday breakfast on Wednesday, December 10th, 2008 in the Office of the Dean (Suite 310, John W. Porter Building) from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Flyer (pdf)

Teachers and counselors professional development workshop

December 1, 2008

Dr. Suzanne M. Dugger, Ed.D., will be holding a professional development workshop on Teachers and Counselors: Partners in Supporting Student Success. The workshop takes place on Tuesday, December 2nd at 7:30 p.m. in Room 300 of the Student Center. All education students are welcome. Flyer (pdf)

Registration comes to the College of Education

November 24, 2008

Representatives from the Offices of Records & Registration, Student Business Services, Financial Aid and Academic Advising will be available Monday, November 24th, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Second Floor South Entrance of the John W. Porter Building. Representatives will be available to assist with registration, student billing, questions about financial aid, and general academic advising. Flyer (pdf)

Speech/hearing screenings now an admission requirement

November 7, 2008

As of November 1, 2008, applicants to the initial teacher preparation program need to pass a speech and hearing screening before program admission. FREE tests will be offered to EMU students on a walk-in basis in the College of Education Speech Clinic (Suite 135). Flyer (pdf)

Register for winter classes

November 7, 2008

Registration for Winter Term is under way. Find your appointment time here.

New doctoral program accepting applications

November 3, 2008

The Department of Teacher Education in collaboration with the School of Nursing at Eastern Michigan University is now accepting applications for a 60 credit hour interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Educational Studies that focuses on impoverished communities. The Ph.D. program is designed to prepare educators, scholars, community advocates, and activists in their respective disciplines of higher education. Read more.

Teacher Education launches new website

October 28, 2008

To celebrate the Fall semester, the Department of Teacher Education has given its website a fresh new look!  Our new website provides you with a more streamlined and intuitive navigation structure that will help you get to the content you need quicker. Browse the site and let us know what you think. We welcome your feedback. Welcome back!

Two COE faculty to receive EMU Teaching Excellence Award

October 9, 2008

Dr. J. Joe Bishop (Department of Teacher Education) and Dr. Karen Carney (Department of Special Education) are award honorees for the 18th Annual EMU Alumni Association Teaching Excellence Awards. Read more.

College of Education Open House

October 15, 2008

Join us in the John W. Porter Building Student Lounge (Suite 201) on Wednesday, October 29th and Thursday, October 30th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for the College of Education Open House. Come and learn about:

  • Why EMU's Teacher Education programs are "Exemplary."
  • The nation-wide need for teachers and why EMU's teachers are sought after in other states.
  • The need for Michigan teachers within certain subjects.
  • The opportunity to get a good paying and secure professional job.
  • How you can make a difference as a teacher.
  • FREE Pizza, T-Shirt and more! Flyer (pdf)

College of Education receives Federal Earmark funding

October 8, 2008

The Comprehensive Wraparound Social Services for High-Risk Teen Parents and Their Families proposal has received Federal Earmark Funding in the amount of $536,609.00. Learn more about the proposal.

Porter Chair Lecture Series continues this Thursday evening

October 7, 2008

Dr. Beth Harry will be lecturing in room 203 of the John W. Porter Building this Thursday evening on Disproportionate Representation of Minority Students with Disabilities. Flyer (pdf)

New email system "Eaglemail" launching today

October 3, 2008

Eaglemail, EMU's new e-mail system, is being launched today.

Final report from USIEF seminar now available

October 1, 2008

The final report from the Dean Polite's trip to India to attend the USIEF Teacher Education Administrators Seminar is now available. Final Report (pdf)

African American Females Conference this Friday

September 24, 2008

Nurturing Our Future As African American Females: A Courageous Conversation takes place this Friday, September 26th at the Student Center from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with reception to follow until 6:00 p.m. Read more.

Dean Polite travels to India to attend USIEF seminar

September 4, 2008

Dean Polite recently traveled to India to attend the United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) Teacher Education Administrators Seminar. Read more.

Welcome Back!

September 3, 2008

Welcome back, students! Today is the first day of classes for the fall term. Let us help with:

Administrative Certification returns to Michigan schools

August 27, 2008

In August 2006 Governor Jennifer Granholm signed into law a provision providing for voluntary school administrator certification. Significantly, the law reinstates administrator certification as a state supported option for those persons seeking professional training in the leadership, management, and instructional aspects of schools and school districts. Read More

Leadership & Counseling launches new website

August 27, 2008

To celebrate the start of the Fall semester, the Department of Leadership & Counseling has given its website a fresh new look!  Our new website provides you with a more streamlined and intuitive navigation structure that will help you get to the content you need quicker. Browse the site and let us know what you think. We welcome your feedback. Welcome back!

Registration available for African American Females Conference

August 18, 2008

Registration for the upcoming African American Females Conference is now available online. Register for the conference.

COE clinic to counsel troops

August 17, 2008

The COE Counseling Clinic is offering free short-term counseling to military veterans and civilian support staff who have served in Iraq or Afghanistan or will be deployed there. Read more.

COE launches new homepage

May 7, 2008

To celebrate spring and the start of the semester, the College of Education has given its homepage a fresh new look! Our new homepage provides you with a more streamlined and intuitive navigation structure that will help you get to the content you need quicker. Additionally, it offers more current COE news, relevant information on COE events, media opportunities, and links to COE publications. Read more.

Spring, summer and fall registration now open

May 7, 2008

Class registration for spring, summer and fall is open to all enrolled students. Register today!

2008 COE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony this Friday

April 17, 2008

The 2008 College of Education Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place this Friday, April 18th at 4:00 p.m. in the Porter Building Student Lounge. The 2008 Inductees are:

  • Mary-Dean Barringer
  • Larry Warren
  • Frederick Bartlett Fancher
  • Thomas M. Gwaltney

Read more or view past inductees.

COE students present at 28th Annual Undergraduate Symposium

March 25, 2008

This Friday, the 28th Annual Undergraduate Symposium will be held at the EMU Student Center. The College of Education will be well represented by 15+ students giving oral presentations. For more info, visit the Symposium website.

Dr. Pedro Noguera

Dr. Pedro Noguera

Dr. Pedro Noguera to lecture in Porter Bldg.

March 10, 2008

Dr. Pedro Noguera will be lecturing this Thursday, March 13, 2008 on The Schools We Need: The Limits and Possibilities of Using Education to Transform Impoverished Communities. For more info, download the flyer (pdf).

College of Education Open House

March 7, 2008

On Tuesday, March 11th and Wednesday, March 12th, the College of Education will be hosting an Open House from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Porter Building Student Lounge. Come and learn about:

  • Why EMU's Teacher Education Programs are "Exemplary".
  • The need for Michigan teachers within certain subjects.
  • The nation-wide need for teachers and why EMU's teachers are sought after in other states.
  • How you can make a difference as a teacher.
  • The opportunity to get a good paying and secure professional job.
  • PLUS: Refreshments, FREE T-Shirts, and an iPod Shuffle Raffle!

Dr. Deborah Meier

Dr. Deborah Meier

Dr. Deborah Meier to lecture at Roosevelt Auditorium

February 4, 2008

Dr. Deborah Meier will be lecturing this Thursday, February 7, 2008 on Educating for What? The Struggle for Democracy in Education. For more info, download the flyer (pdf).

Third Annual Winter Assessment Conference to kick-off January 25th

January 16, 2008

EMU's Professional Education Unit will be sponsoring the Third Annual Winter Assessment Conference on Friday, January 25, 2008 in the Student Center Ballroom. The event is closed to the public but open to the members of the Professional Education Unit and the media. For more information, download the flyer (pdf).

Welcome Back!

January 7, 2008

Winter classes begin today. If you are not already registered, complete information is here (pdf).

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