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Podcast Focuses on Key Topic and Adds New Series

Sept. 7, 2021 The Teachers College

Just four months since it started, the How We Teach This podcast from The Teachers College at Emporia State is adding a second season and a second series.

Hall of Fame Teachers Present Roundtable Discussion

Sept. 7, 2021 The Teachers College

Educators across America will be able to virtually attend a roundtable discussion involving 5 career teachers with a combined total of 150 years of classroom teaching on Sept. 14, The Big Day in the Extra Yard for Teachers Program.


KMLC Receives Award, Gets State Proclamation, Plans for Literacy Week

Sept. 3, 2021 The Teachers College

An organization championing literacy in children is being recognized for its efforts. The Kansas Masonic Literacy Center is receiving a Literacy Legacy Award from Storytime Village, Inc. at a Read and Rise Breakfast Gala today (September 3) in Wichita.

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Hall of Fame Teacher Returns to Emporia for Book Launch

June 28, 2021 The Teachers College

Christopher Albrecht, a 2019 inductee into The National Teachers Hall of Fame, will return to Emporia on July 12 and 13 for a national launch of his second book “The Rediscovery of Hope and Purpose.”

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Jones Trust Provides Grant to Extend and Expand Mobilizing Literacy Programs

June 23, 2021 The Teachers College

A recent commitment from the W.S. & E.C. Jones Trust for $2.5 million to the Mobilizing Literacy grant program will continue and expand upon literacy initiatives benefitting children within the region. Over the next five years, this grant, coordinated by Emporia State’s Kansas Masonic Literacy Center, will expand efforts to improve grade-level reading attainment for the 11 participating school districts within the tri-county region of Coffey, Lyon and Osage counties.


New Online Program Focused on Dyslexia

May 19, 2021 The Teachers College

A new program aimed to help teachers who have students struggling with dyslexia is available through Emporia State University.

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Professor of School Leadership Named Endowed Professor

May 13, 2021 The Teachers College

Dr. Nancy Albrecht will be the 2021-22 King Endowed Professor in The Teachers College at Emporia State University. She is a professor in the school leadership / middle and secondary teacher education department at Emporia State.