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IDT Master's Master’s Project and Thesis Presentations

December 14, 2018
01:00 PM
Visser Hall Atrium

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Praxis Test

December 15, 2018
08:30 AM
1701 Morse Drive, Visser Hall, Rm 125B

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Praxis Test

December 15, 2018
02:00 PM
1701 Morse Drive, Visser Hall, Rm 125B

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ACT Residual

January 08, 2019
01:30 PM
1701 Morse Drive, Visser Hall, Rm 125B

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News from The Teachers College

Kansas Teachers Achieve Certification

One hundred percent of the educators mentored through a program at Emporia State University in 2017-18 achieved the highest honor of the teaching profession — for a second ...

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Award-Winning Math Instructor Offers Workshops at Emporia State

Five workshops for elementary educators are being offered at Emporia State University throughout the 2018-19 school year by an award-winning math instructor. Aimed at helping ...

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ESU Distinguished Alumni, Outstanding Recent Graduates Honored During Homecoming

Five Distinguished Alumni and three Outstanding Recent Graduates will be honored at Emporia State during Friday’s Black & Gold Gala, which kicks off the 2018 Homecoming ...

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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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