The College of Education and Allied Professions is launching the CEAP Student Ambassador Program. This program will create an opportunity for the college to honor, recognize and utilize some of our best students. For information on how to apply to the program or nominate a student, visit the program’s website. For more information, contact Preston Springer: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration for the Old Cullowhee Canoe Slalom has opened. The course will be open Friday afternoon, September 9th for practice runs. The slalom events will be held Saturday, September 10th. Register for the canoe, kayak, and stand-up paddleboard classes through Base Camp Cullowhee.
The college is considering alternatives to TaskStream, our electronic portfolio system. Demonstrations of two other systems will be held Thursday, December 10 in Killian 102. LiveText will present at 10 am and Tk20 will present at 1:30 pm. Faculty, staff, students, and school partners are encouraged to attend. Please provide your feedback on these alternatives through this survey: https://goo.gl/ojboRX.
Middle grades students and professors gave several presentations at the recent Association of Middle Level Education (AMLE) Conference in Columbus, OH. Middle Grades students Jessica Bane, Maddy Cox, Becca Hussey, and Kayleigh McAlister joined faculty Kim Winter, Holly Pinter, and David Strahan on a presentation on preservice teachers’ experience. Winter and Pinter also gave a separate presentation on edTPA.
The Fall 2015 issue of CEAP News, the newsletter for the college, has been released. The main article is about a travel course that took teacher candidates to Germany this summer. Other news and features are included, plus all the new employees in the college. View the newsletter here: http://www.wcu.edu/WebFiles/PDFs/CEAPNewsletterFall2015.pdf
The 6th Annual Cullowhee Canoe Slalom was held on Saturday, September 12. Nintey registrations made this the largest event so far. An after party was held at Tucks Tap and Grill with a fundraiser for the proposed river park organized by CuRvE. Registration fees for the slalom go to the PRM Club and PRM Scholarship Fund. See the article in the Western Carolina Journalist.