Cleo H. Cherryholmes, professor emeritus of teacher education and political science, died on April 18, in the company of his devoted daughter. He was 74. Cherryholmes came to Michigan State University as an assistant professor in 1966, was promoted to associate professor in 1969, and to professor in 1982. He joined the College of Education… Read More »
America’s K-12 teachers are not fully prepared to meet a new set of science standards, a Michigan State University education scholar argues in Science. Writing in the April 19 issue, University Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Teacher Education Suzanne Wilson said the professional training landscape for teachers is woefully inadequate to handle… Read More »
Keith Anderson, long-time professor in the Department of Curriculum and Foundations (later became Teacher Education) and associate dean of graduate studies, died on December 20, 2012 at age 79. Anderson’s career at Michigan State University’s College of Education spanned over 40 years. He taught both undergraduate and graduate students and held various administrative roles within… Read More »
The Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement at Michigan State University has honored several faculty members in the Department of Teacher Education for their efforts to provide future teachers with meaningful, community-based learning opportunities. TE 250 team One award will be presented to the outstanding faculty team that teaches and coordinates Teacher Education 250, an… Read More »
Michigan passed legislation in 2011 calling for sweeping changes that will make teachers and school administrators more accountable for student outcomes. The group responsible for building a statewide evaluation system for educators, the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness (MCEE), has recommended conducting a pilot program during the 2012-13 school year. Council member Mark Reckase, a… Read More »
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 from… Read More »
Two University Distinguished Professors in the College of Education, William Schmidt and Suzanne Wilson, were recently appointed to a National Research Council committee William Schmidt, University Distinguished Professor and co-director of the Education Policy Center, and Suzanne Wilson, chairperson of the Department of Teacher Education, have been appointed to the National Research Council’s Committee on the… Read More »
University Distinguished Professors Robert Floden, associate dean for research in the Michigan State University College of Education, and Suzanne Wilson, chairperson of the Department of Teacher Education, have been chosen as an Outstanding Reviewers for 2011 by the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Floden is being recognized for his service to the American Educational Research… Read More »
How do we know which alternative teacher certification programs being created across the country are effective? University Distinguished Professor Suzanne Wilson is quoted in this Dallas Morning News article about Texas’ choosiest program.
University Distinguished Professor Suzanne Wilson quoted in Detroit News article on improving Michigan schools despite not being selected for federal funding.