Tag Archives: Teacher education

Cover Stories: An Obstacle in Her Path

Cover Stories: An Obstacle in Her Path

Why Jessica isn’t majoring in elementary education–and what state policy makers need to know By Nicole Geary What does it take to be a great teacher? Passion? Hard work? Standardized test scores? When Jessica Gonzalez, an Honors College student, applied to the Teacher Preparation Program at Michigan State University early her sophomore year, she took… Read More »

New Faculty Members, 2017-2018

New Faculty Members, 2017-2018

The Department of Teacher Education welcomed two new faculty members for the 2017-18 academic year. In their own words, they share the impact that they hope to make at Michigan State University. Lucía Cárdenas Curiel, Assistant Professor Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin Area of impact: Enhancing linguistically diverse students’ learning experiences “My research highlights new types of intellectual… Read More »

New Faculty Members, 2016-2017

New Faculty Members, 2016-2017

The College of Education welcomes seven new tenure-system faculty members this academic year. Here are their bios and, in their own words, the impact they hope to make while at Michigan State University. In addition, Dorinda Carter Andrews was appointed as the assistant dean for equity outreach initiatives in July 2016. Beginning Oct. 1, 2016, Ann E.… Read More »

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Melvin Buschman died on April 2, 2016. He was a professor of continuing education from 1960-85. He also served as an administrator in Continuing Education and Admissions, taught graduate courses internationally and helped establish the Center for Extra-Mural Studies as part of the MSU project that created the University of Nigeria. He served as the… Read More »

Alumni Supporting Students

Alumni Supporting Students

Newly Established Alumni Board Scholarship Fund Continues Tradition For several years, the Michigan State University College of Education Alumni Association has awarded scholarships to worthy students with financial need. These scholarships were funded by membership dues generated by the association and managed by the college’s Alumni Board of Directors. Recently, however, MSU stopped collecting dues… Read More »

Through the eyes of an intern

Through the eyes of an intern

By Kelsey Cooper, BA ’14 (Education) It is hard to believe I am currently finishing up my year-long internship at Donelson Hills Elementary School (Waterford, Mich.) in a fourth grade classroom. The past eight months have flown by. My internship has been a learning and growing experience. This year, I have felt a range of… Read More »