March 2016 - Wayne State University
March 2016

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College Launches "Because of you, I..." and Welcomes Dean Whitman


College Launches "Because of you, I..." and Welcomes Dean Whitman


The College of Education launches campaign of “ Because of you, I… ” and welcomes Russell Douglas Whitman as dean of the College of Education .  Dean Whitman served as interim dean for the past eighteen months and in January, Provost Margaret Winters’ announced his appointment as dean of the college. “It has been a great honor and privilege to get to know this...


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Faculty, Staff & Programs


New Faculty and Staff to the College of Education


New Faculty and Staff to the College of Education


The College of Education is pleased to welcome our new faculty and staff to our college.  Dr. Sarah Winchell Lenhoff, Rachael Dombrowski, Dr. Christopher Crowley, Dr. Min Yu, Dr. Ryoungsun Park and Dr. Jasmine Ulmer are featured in our Research section of this e-newsletter with their areas of expertise and research information.  We would like to further welcome to the college below faculty...


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Expertise and Research Interest of New Faculty for the College of Education


Expertise and Research Interest of New Faculty for the College of Education


This past August, the College of Education welcomed six new faculty members with expertise ranging from teacher education and policy studies to health education and education evaluation and research. Details regarding each faculty members’ areas of expertise and research interests are highlighted below. Administrative and Organizational Studies Sarah Winchell Lenhoff , Assistant...


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Outreach & Engagement News


Macomb County Career Technical Education 26th Annual Awards Celebration


Macomb County Career Technical Education 26th Annual Awards Celebration


Artricle Contributed By: Arlene Gibson, COE '09 On February 5, Macomb County hosted its 26 th Annual Macomb Career Technical Education Administration Association Awards Celebration where 42 students and 20 local business partners were honored for excellence in their school work while business partners were recognized for contribution to and support of career and technical education efforts...


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News For Students


Make a Difference everyday...TeachDETROIT


Make a Difference everyday...TeachDETROIT


TeachDETROIT launched its program here at Wayne State University College of Education in 2015, focused and designed to prepare students to be teachers in Detroit schools.   There are other urban teacher residency programs around the country including Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, and Philadelphia, but TeachDETROIT is unique with its focus on preparing teachers to specifically teach in...


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Alumni News


Short-hand to CEO: Kathie Sigler


Short-hand to CEO: Kathie Sigler


Dr. Kathie Sigler, B.S. in business education ’67 and M.Ed. business education ’68, is a warrior who used her degree in education as a spring board that led her from managing a grant for training short-hand to the CEO of her own company. Sigler aspired to go to medical school at one point and become a doctor when she was young. Thankfully her mother knew better and told her daughter to...


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Upcoming Events


WSU - Educators For A Cure!


Education Annual Job Fair - May 12, 2016


Thinking about a New Focus for a Career Path? Join Us for Instructional Technology Webinars


College of Education Graduate Program Showcase - May 12, 2016


Professional Development Opportunity - EdCamp Detroit (May 7, 2016)


College of Education Offers - Job Fair Preparation Workshops


Graduate Certificate Programs in Instructional Technology


WSU Alumni Week - April 11 - 16, 2016


FOCIS' Spring 2016 Conference, Urban Families: The American Dream in Crisis


Academic Perspective: Research on Urban Education


School Belonging Symposia


"Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Shakespears But Were Afraid to Ask"


Teacher Certification Information Meeting Schedule 2016


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In The News


Advising & Outreach - Macomb University Center, Macomb Community College


WSU College of Education to Host the 2016 Young Educators Society (YES) Spring Conference


Register for Spring/Summer 2016 Classes - Checkout WSU offers 30% Discount & Senior Citizen Reduced Tuition


Congratulations to Alycia Meriweather (COE '01) being named Interim Superintendent for Detroit Public Schools


Faculty and Students of our Kinesiology, Health & Sport Studies Division meet Dr. James Prochaska


Congratulations to Mark Johnson (COE '12 '15) named Michigan Theater Teacher of the Year


New Program BCaBA through Educational Psychology in the Division of Theoretical / Behavioral Foundations


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