Upcoming Events

Psi Chi Meeting

November 28, 2017
11:00 AM
Visser Hall, Rm 312

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ISEA (Interdisciplinary Secondary Education Alliance) Meeting

November 29, 2017
07:00 PM
Visser Hall, Rm 126

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For Practicing Teachers: One-Day Workshop - Minding Your P's & Q's with the KCCRS Mathematical Standards (K-2)

November 30, 2017
08:30 AM
Jones Institute for Educational Excellence The Earl Center at Emporia State University 1601 State, Emporia, KS

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PDS: Hope Links Us Together: An Intro to Suicide Prevention

November 30, 2017
11:00 AM
Visser Hall, Rm 312

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News from The Teachers College

Professional Development Opportunities for Educators

Educators are being offered opportunities to increase their skill and knowledge through workshops and conferences provided this fall through The Teachers College at Emporia State ...

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Author and Reading Experts to Speak at Emporia State

An author of more than 45 children’s books who “found a way to make a pretty good living doing stuff that used to get him in trouble in school” will be among the ...

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Program for Educators Supported by Business Hits Landmark

For nearly 20 years, an area business has supported the efforts of educators pushing for one of the most prestigious accomplishments a teacher can achieve: national board ...

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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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