Tag Archives: CEPSE

EPET Ph.D candidate Sloan named Teacher of the Year

For the past 26 years, English teacher Christopher Sloan has been a role model and mentor to his students at Judge Memorial Catholic High School in Salt Lake City. On Sept. 21, 2011, the Utah Council of Teachers of English recognized Sloan’s devotion and commitment to the field of education by naming him 2011 Veteran Teacher of the Year. Sloan, who is a candidate for the Educational Psychology and… Read More »

CEPSE professor Dickson supports cell phone usage in the classroom

CEPSE professor Dickson supports cell phone usage in the classroom

Dale Palmer, an English teacher at Plymouth High School, is doing something revolutionary: allowing students to use cell phones in class. Palmer reported that class discussions are augmented if they occur via text messaging. In one case, the students were studying “Romeo and Juliet,” and were allowed to text their responses to a website. Palmer simultaneously selected the best answers and displayed them on the board. Patrick… Read More »

Autism services in Michigan public schools research presented

The results of a first of its kind study of public school services provided to students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) were presented to the Michigan State Board of Education Sept. 13. Researchers Summer Ferreri, assistant professor of special education, and Sara Bolt, associate professor of school psychology, both within Michigan State University’s Department of Counseling, Educational… Read More »

College of Education faculty release study on service to students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Michigan

College of Education faculty release study on service to students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Michigan

Two Michigan State University professors have completed the first-ever statewide study of how Michigan’s public schools are responding to the fastest-growing developmental disability in the country – Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD. Summer Ferreri, an assistant professor, and Sara Bolt, an associate professor, both hold appointments in the MSU College of Education’s Department of Counseling,… Read More »

Washington Post features professors Pivarnik, Schmidt

Washington Post features professors Pivarnik, Schmidt

This past week, the Washington Post has highlighted two professors within the Michigan State University College of Education: Jim Pivarnik, professor of kinesiology and William Schmidt, university distinguished professor of Counseling, Educational Psychology & Special Education (CEPSE). Pivarnik and doctoral student Erin Kuffel’s new research about resistence training for pregnant women has already captured the attention of several news sources, including CNBC and abc12. Last Tuesday’s Washington… Read More »

Gov. Snyder appoints CEPSE program manager to Women’s Commission

On Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, Gov. Rick Snyder announced five new additions to the Michigan Women’s Commission, a sector of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights. Among the five appointed is Anne (Brook) Thompson, an administrative supervisor and program manager for the Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education (CEPSE) department within the Michigan State University… Read More »