Carrie Rogers, elementary education, and Ashley McLendon, MAED 2014, published an article in Multicultural Perspectives, the peer-reviewed journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME). The article is titled “Shayla: A Portrait of the Schooling Experiences of an Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian Youth.”
The experiences of seven teacher education students and one faculty member who traveled to Kenya in October are detailed in an article in The Reporter titled Fifteen days in Kenya: Drinking up the lessons of life. Russ Binkley, the faculty member accompanying the group, hopes to repeat the trip in future years.
Travel & Study in Germany! Travel Dates: June 5-19, 2016. Students will earn course credit and collaborate with English-speaking German Student Teachers and German school children. The course is available to Elementary, Inclusive, Middle, and Health & Physical Education majors. For more information, attend the interest meeting on Monday, Dec. 7 11:30-noon in Killian 222 or contact Dr. Nancy Luke or Dr. Dan Grube.
Patrons of the Waynesville center of LifeSpan Services, a disabilities assistance nonprofit group serving North Carolina, came to campus to take part in fun and fulfillment by participating in games and activities created by 45 students taking a class taught by Ellen Sigler, professor of psychology. For more information, see the article in The Reporter.
Adriel Hilton, director of Higher Education Student Affairs, and NCCPA’s 2015 Distinguished Scholar recipient, presented results of a research study examining factors that impacted the academic success of black males in a community college setting. The presentation was at the North Carolina College Personnel Association Annual Conference held October 29-30 at Elon University.
In October, seven education students traveled to Kenya to spend a week observing and teaching in city schools in Nairobi and another week in a rural village school. Come listen in as they share what they learned and how they think it will shape their future work in schools. Wednesday, Nov. 11, 6 pm.