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College, MSU Museum appoints informal education specialist

July 11, 2012
College, MSU Museum appoints informal education specialist

Denice Blair Leach, who received her Ph.D. from the Educational Psychology and Educational Technology (EPET) Program at Michigan State University, has been named informal education specialist at the MSU Museum and MSU College of Education. Leach, who was a visiting assistant professor at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Ky., will develop educational programs...
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Book exposes alarming inequality in U.S. math, science education

July 5, 2012
Book exposes alarming inequality in U.S. math, science education

American students experience vast differences in content coverage across states, school districts and even from classroom to classroom, according to a new book by University Distinguished Professor of education and statistics William H. Schmidt. Based on decades of research, Schmidt and co-author Curtis C. McKnight illustrate how unequal opportunities to learn mathematics and science...
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Graduate Employees Union honors teacher education department, faculty member

July 2, 2012
Graduate Employees Union honors teacher education department, faculty member

The Graduate Employees Union at Michigan State University has selected the Department of Teacher Education to receive its Outstanding Department Award for 2012. The award recognizes departments at MSU for creating positive working relationships with their graduate teaching assistants. In addition, associate professor of teacher education Dorinda Carter Andrews received the Outstanding Supervisor Award...
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Two from MSU inducted into athletic training hall of fame

June 25, 2012
Two from MSU inducted into athletic training hall of fame

John Powell and Sally Nogle, who teach in the Department of Kinesiology at Michigan State University, will be inducted into the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA)¬† Hall of Fame on June 28, 2012. The honor is reserved for athletic trainers whose long-standing careers represent the best of their profession. Nogle, currently associate head athletic...
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Former counseling professor Herbert Burks dies

June 21, 2012

Professor Emeritus Herbert M. Burks, Jr., who was part of the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education (CEPSE) for 25 years, died on May 17, 2012. He was 84. Burks joined the faculty in 1969 and retired in 1994. He is survived by his wife Mary, who he lived with in Haslett,...
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Changes to Michigan teacher certification rules

June 21, 2012
Changes to Michigan teacher certification rules

All Michigan teachers should be aware of changes that will affect state requirements for renewing their teaching certification, as well as advancing from the Provisional Certificate to the Professional Certificate. All changes become effective Sept. 1, 2013. Under the new administrative rules, teachers no longer have to earn 18 credits in a planned program...
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