Upcoming Events

Coaching a Hope Mindset Conference

June 01, 2016
09:00 AM
Visser Hall Room 330 Emporia State University

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Mental Skills & Drills Workshop for Athletes

June 06, 2016
08:00 AM
Visser Hall, Rm 330

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Mental Skills & Drills Workshop for Coaches

June 07, 2016
08:00 AM
Visser Hall, Rm 330

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One-Day Workshop: Let's Give Them Something to Write About

June 07, 2016
08:30 AM
Jones Institute for Educational Excellence The Earl Center at Emporia State University, 1601 State, Emporia, KS

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News from The Teachers College

Three Alumni Named 2016 Outstanding Recent Graduates

On the heels of Emporia State’s spring commencement ceremonies, the alumni association is pleased to announce that three Emporia State alumni have been named as 2016 ...

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Events for Kansas Educators Offered

Educators are being offered opportunities to increase their skill and knowledge through workshops and a conference provided this summer through The Teachers College at Emporia ...

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The Teachers College Honors Students

Fifty-seven Emporia State University students from The Teachers College and one retiring faculty member received special recognition at The Teachers College in May. Twenty-two ...

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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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