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October 2016 Quarterly Issue 2, Volume 25 - Wayne State University
October 2016 Quarterly Issue 2, Volume 25

Academic Services

 

Education's student ambassadors

 

Education's student ambassadors

 

Student ambassadors are current undergraduate and graduate WSU College of Education students who volunteer throughout the year to help with student recruitment efforts in the college. Our student ambassadors serve as a point of contact for prospective students with phone calls and various outreach events that the college hosts throughout the year. By providing a voice from students’ perspective...

 

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Administrative & Organizational Studies

 

Educational leadership and policy studies program hosts lecture and community conversation featuring professor, policy advisor and author David L. Kirp

 

Educational leadership and policy studies program hosts lecture and community conversation featuring professor, policy advisor and author David L. Kirp

 

Is it possible to revive public education? Can struggling districts create high-performing schools and boost student achievement? The educational leadership and policy studies program in the Wayne State University College of Education invites educators, parents, and business and community leaders to discuss these issues and more during “Achieving Education Success: Lessons from the...

 

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Kinesiology, Health & Sport Studies

 

Center for School Health undergoes rebranding to reflect expanded purpose, programs and potential

 

Center for School Health undergoes rebranding to reflect expanded purpose, programs and potential

 

After a decade of leadership in the community, the Center for School Health was established in 2010 to strengthen the health of school-aged children and their families through programs and research emphasizing the importance of regular exercise and proper nutrition. Since its inception, the center has worked to achieve its mission by improving the physical activity and nutrition environments in more...

 

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Teacher Education

 

The Dream Keepers Urban Teacher Residency program helps Detroit Public Schools Community District leaders, substitutes and students ‘hold fast to dreams’

 

The Dream Keepers Urban Teacher Residency program helps Detroit Public Schools Community District leaders, substitutes and students ‘hold fast to dreams’

 

The Division of Teacher Education recently introduced its The Dream Keepers Urban Teacher Residency program. Over the span of three informational meetings held at the Children’s Museum, more than 50 individuals interested in becoming certified teachers gathered to learn about the new, innovative initiative inspired in part by two books — Langston Hughes’ The Dream Keeper , a...

 

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Theoretical and Behavioral Foundations

 

College offers two new certificate programs in applied behavior analysis

 

College offers two new certificate programs in applied behavior analysis

 

The educational psychology program within the Division of Theoretical and Behavioral Foundations now offers two certificates designed to train practitioners extensively in applied behavior analysis (ABA) with a focus on treating autism. Development of the certification programs was fueled in response to recent state legislation requiring insurance companies to cover therapeutic services that are...

 

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Research

 

VAC Program partners with “Grow Detroit’s Young Talent” program

 

VAC Program partners with “Grow Detroit’s Young Talent” program

 

The Wayne State University College of Education Volunteers, Administrators and Coaches (VAC) Training Program employed 257 young people aged 14-23 this past summer through the City of Detroit’s youth employment initiative. “Grow Detroit’s Young Talent” (GDYT) was a citywide, summer job program that provided paid employment opportunities for 8,000 local youth. The six-week long...

 

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College News

 

College welcomes new staff and faculty

 

College welcomes new staff and faculty

 

The start of another academic year typically means the addition of new staff and faculty. This fall, we are pleased to welcome new staff and faculty to the employee ranks in the College of Education. Faculty J. Scott Branson, Ph.D., LPC, NCC , has joined the division of Theoretical and Behavioral Foundations in Counselor Education as a lecturer. Scott graduated from the University of...

 

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Alumni News

 

Former art education faculty member Polly Mosteller Hughes dies

 

Former art education faculty member Polly Mosteller Hughes dies

 

Dr. Polly Mosteller Hughes, former art education faculty member in the Division of Teacher Education, passed away Saturday, October 1, 2016. A talented artist and beloved teacher and friend to her students, she was chair of the art education program before the college changed to divisions with assistant deans in the mid 1970s. "Polly was here when I was an adjunct faculty member in the...

 

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Upcoming Events

 

October 27, 2016 - Achieving Education Success - Lessons from the Front

 

October 26, 2016 - Farmer's Market

 

November 12, 2016 - First Aid and CPR workshop

 

November 17, 2016 - EDUStaff on campus

 

October 21, 2016 - National Make a Difference Day - WSU adopts Thurgood Marshall School

 

October 31, 2016 - Winter 2017 priority registration begins

 

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In The News

 

Cheryl Somers named assistant dean of the Division of Theoretical and Behavioral Foundations

 

Krista Clancy appointed to Michigan Autism Council by Governor Snyder

 

Assistant Professor Min Yu publishes new book

 

College offers bachelor's degree in learning design and technology

 

Teacher Education division recognized by W.K. Kellogg Foundation

 

High Five Literacy Program accepting applications

 

College's 2017-18 scholarship application available Jan. 3

 

Sport and exercise psychology program to host 27th Midwest Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium Feb. 17-18

 

United States' growing teaching shortage

 

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