Category Archives: Elementary Education tagged with 'Heller'

Floden appointed as dean of College of Education

Robert Floden, a University Distinguished Professor and associate dean for research in the Michigan State University College of Education, was recently appointed as dean of the college. Floden will take over for Donald Heller, dean since 2012. Heller is leaving MSU to serve as provost and academic vice president at the University of San Francisco. Approved… Read More »

No. 1 for 20 years!

For a solid two decades now, Michigan State University has been ranked No. 1 in the nation for both elementary and secondary education! According to the latest graduate school rankings from U.S. News & World Report, released today, the MSU College of Education has been considered the best place to study elementary and secondary education… Read More »

College of Education wins Niagara award

The College of Education at Michigan State University has received the 2013 Niagara Award in Education. Each year, the Niagara Foundation-Michigan publicly recognizes individuals and organizations who have distinguished themselves in their profession and contributed time, energy and leadership in the areas of education, community service, peace, leadership or media. The nominations for the Niagara… Read More »

Statement on NCTQ Teacher Prep Review

We appreciate the interest of the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) and U.S. News & World Report in assessing teacher preparation programs, and we agree that not all teacher education programs around the country are high quality. Scrutiny of the teacher education field is well-deserved, and we are not adverse to feedback that leads… Read More »

National rankings: Only education school with five top-2 programs

For an amazing 19th year in a row, Michigan State University has been ranked No. 1 in the nation for both elementary and secondary education! The College of Education at MSU also now ranks No. 15 overall — up from No. 16, according to the latest graduate school rankings compiled by U.S. News & World… Read More »

Melissa Phillips to lead college’s fundraising efforts

Melissa Phillips has joined the Michigan State University College of Education as senior director of development. She started on Dec. 3, 2012, and will focus on major gift fundraising. In this key leadership position, Phillips will work closely with Dean Donald Heller and Associate Director of Development Julie Bird to reach philanthropic goals established by… Read More »