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Praxis Test

January 20, 2018
08:00 AM
1701 Morse Drive, Visser Hall, Rm 125B

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Praxis Test

January 20, 2018
02:00 PM
1701 Morse Drive, Visser Hall, Rm 125B

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2018 Kansas Teacher of the Year Visit

January 25, 2018
08:00 AM
Visser Hall

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Secondary Ed Students: ISEA January Meeting

January 31, 2018
07:00 PM
Visser Hall, Rm 126

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News from The Teachers College

Faculty Honored by Peers at Emporia State

Five faculty members at Emporia State University received awards on Jan. 11 for their work within The Teachers College. Dr. Tiffany Hill received the Excellence in Instruction ...

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Kansas Teachers Achieve National Board Certification

Twenty-five Kansas educators are among the more than 4,000 nationwide who achieved the highest professional credential they can earn — they attained first-time certification ...

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U.S. Senate Passes Bill to Give Educator Memorial a National Designation

Dr. Ken Weaver, dean of The Teachers College at Emporia State, right, shows Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, the Memorial to Fallen Educators during a 2015 visit by the senator to the ...

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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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