Upcoming Events

Interdisciplinary Secondary Education Alliance (ISEA) Meeting

February 24, 2016
07:00 PM
Visser Hall, Rm 126

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Overcoming Generational Poverty: Building Kids, Strengthening Families, Changing Communities

March 02, 2016
03:00 PM
Visser Hall / Memorial Union's Webb Hall

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2016 Art Therapy Discovery Day

March 05, 2016
12:00 AM

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Workshop: Are you asking HOT questions in your classroom?

March 09, 2016
08:30 AM
Jones Institute for Educational Excellence

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The Teachers College in the News

From September 15, 2015 WIBW, "Emporia State celebrates their new Art Therapy facility and program birthday"

Art Therapy celebrates its new space

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From September 13, 2015 Topeka Capital-Journal, "Washburn Rural, Silver Lake, Cair Paravel students score well on ACT test"

James Persinger, interim chairman of the department of psychology in the Teachers College at Emporia State University, says ACT scores are helpful for gauging a teenager’s academic preparedness for college.

But, Persinger cautioned, the scores don’t fully correlate with college success — meaning, for example, that a student with a low score can do better in college than a student with a high score — nor have the scores been shown to measure teacher or school quality.

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From June 8, 2015, Bright, medium.com's publication about innovation in education, "Treating Student Teachers Like Doctors-In-Training"

Instead of one semester of student teaching, which is common at many teacher preparation programs, students at Emporia State complete a full year of student teaching at partner school districts across the state. Students are strategically matched with “mentor teachers” to ensure a good fit — a shy student would, for example, be matched with a mentor who has had success helping student teachers overcome classroom stage fright. Mentor teachers and principals are trained on how to supervise student teachers.

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News from The Teachers College

Workshop on Coaching Education Offered

While numerous people are familiar with the names Gary Kubiak and Ron Rivera facing off in Superbowl 50 in a few days, most coaches – from youth leagues to college – ...

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Exploration of Teaching/Education Careers Offered

Kansas high school students looking toward the future have the opportunity to see if they want to be among the future generation of teachers, coaches, counselors, education ...

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Seven ESU Alums Earn 2016 Kansas Horizon Award

Seven Emporia State alums were recipients of the 2016 Kansas Horizon Award, the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) announced on Jan. 5 and 6.   Thirty-two first-...

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