Class Completes Sensitivity Training

Students in Leigh Hilger’s Physical Activity and Aging course (HPE 365), completed the Area Agency on Aging’s Sensitivity Training in January.  The program included discussion and hands-on activities to gain understanding of the physical challenges older adults may experience, from arthritis in the hands to changes in vision.

12 Middle Grades Majors Attend National Conference

groupphotoTwelve students attended the Annual Conference for Middle Level Education (CMLA) in Orlando, FL. Mac Chapman and Nate Buchanan, interns at the Catamount School, presented with Dr. Holly Pinter and Dr. Kim Winter. The other students were part of the CMLA Summit and served as Facilitators.

Baker Publishes Novel

NovelCoverTom Baker, staff member in the School of Teaching & Learning, has recently published a historical fiction novel entitled The Hawk and the Dove. Baker’s debut novel was published by Page Publishing.

Winter, Pinter, and Watson Receive Book Contract

IGIgloballogoDr. Kim Winter, Dr, Holly Pinter, and Myra Watson received a book contract from IGI Global for a book project entitled Performance-Based Assessment in 21st Century Teacher Education.

“Those Who Can, Teach and Work Two Jobs” Paper Presentation

blair photoEllie Blair presented her work on teacher moonlighting as part of an  Invited Presidential Session entitled, “Teacher Moonlighting and the Dark Side of Teachers’ Work” at  the American Educational Studies Association (AESA) annual meeting in Greenville, South Carolina on Thursday, November 8th.  AESA is an international learned society committed to supporting scholars in the foundations of education.

Clapp Receives National Board Certification

amandaclappAmanda Clapp, Science Teacher at the Catamount School, received notification that her National Board Certification has been renewed for another ten years. National Board Certification (NBC) is a voluntary, advanced teaching credential that goes beyond state licensure. NBC has national standards for what accomplished teachers should know and be able to do. The National Board certifies teachers who successfully complete its rigorous certification process.