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In Memoriam: Norman Stewart

December 12, 2013
In Memoriam: Norman Stewart

Norman Stewart, former Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education (CEPSE) distinguished professor, died Nov. 29 at age 82. For more than 40 years, Stewart served as professor emeritus of special education and education psychology. Stewart joined the faculty in 1964 and retired in 1999. He also spent time teaching overseas. Funeral services were held...
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Video could transform how schools serve teens with autism

October 17, 2013
Video could transform how schools serve teens with autism

Video-based teaching helps teens with autism learn important social skills, and the method eventually could be used widely by schools with limited resources, a Michigan State University researcher says. The diagnosis rate for Autism Spectrum Disorder for 14- to 17-year-olds has more than doubled in the past five years, according to the Centers for...
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New approach urged for ‘abysmal’ K-12 writing instruction

October 11, 2013
New approach urged for ‘abysmal’ K-12 writing instruction

Writing instruction in U.S. classrooms is “abysmal” and the Common Core State Standards don’t go far enough to address glaring gaps for students and teachers, a Michigan State University education scholar argues. In a new study, Gary Troia calls for a fresh approach to professional development for teachers who must help students meet the...
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Posted in Academics, Alumni, CEPSE, Certification, CITE PhD Program, College News, Educational Administration, Educational Policy Center, Elementary Education, Master of Arts in Education, Research, Special Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Preparation |

MSU launches school improvement website for educators

September 9, 2013
MSU launches school improvement website for educators

Michigan State University’s Office of K-12 Outreach, as part of the state program for Title l Priority and Focus schools and districts, has launched MI Toolkit, a new website to help educators in these schools improve teaching and learning. MI Toolkit is one of the ongoing projects of the Office of K-12 Outreach in partnership...
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Posted in College News, EdD in K-12 Administration, EdS in Educational Administration, K-12 Administration, K-12 Outreach, Masters in K-12 Educational Administration, Other News, Outreach, PhD in K-12 Educational Administration |

New adviser joins staff, wins national honor

July 3, 2013
New adviser joins staff, wins national honor

H. Michael Zaborowski has joined the team of academic advisors in the Michigan State University College of Education. He is primarily working with students majoring in special education and those enrolled in the Urban Educators Cohort Program. He also serves elementary and secondary education students. Zaborowski is a 2011 graduate of the Student Affairs...
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Posted in Academics, Alumni, CEPSE, Certification, College News, College Resources, Development, Educational Administration, Elementary Education, HALE, Masters in Student Affairs Administration, Secondary Education, Special Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Preparation |

Program helps meet Michigan demand for autism services

June 17, 2013
Program helps meet Michigan demand for autism services

Michigan State University will help fill the state’s shortage of professionals qualified to treat autism by offering a new program starting this fall. The Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) will be offered completely online in connection with the Special Education master’s degrees at MSU. Some 16,000 students in Michigan have various forms...
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