Nominations are now open for this year’s SOE Alumni Awards. If you have any nominations for the four awards, please fill outthis form no later than February 25. As a reminder the awards are: Early Career Award, Distinguished Career Award, Outstanding Achievement Award, and Distinguished Service Award. Descriptions of each award may be found on the form. Please include the nominee’s name and your detailed criteria for the nomination.
UNCG Staff Senate and three student groups, the Teacher Education Student Association (TESA), the UNCG Teaching Fellows and Kappa Delta Pi, are combining efforts to help restock the Teacher Supply Warehouse operated by the Guilford Education Alliance. The Teacher Supply Warehouse allows Guilford County teachers to “shop” for much needed classroom supplies. All items in the warehouse are donated by the community.
The Triad Intercollegiate Conference is sponsored by Elon, NC A&T, and UNCG and will take place from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm on Saturday, February 21, 2015 on the campus of Elon University. This one-day conference will allow future educators to receive information on various topics such as communication in education, intercultural competency, working with colleagues, and social media. All of these topics will serve to help future educators become knowledgeable of the ins and outs of the classroom.
It is time to nominate candidates for SOE’s 2014-2015 Teaching Assistant Excellence Award! Nominations are due via email to either Anthony Chow (email@example.com) or Sam Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than Monday, February 9. Please take a few moments to nominate a TA who has demonstrated excellence in teaching (Spring, Summer, and Fall 2014).
The School of Education International Committee is hosting its International New Year’s Celebration Friday, January 28 from 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. in SOE 301 and 302.
(Message from Meredith Carlone)
We are pleased to welcome several new staff and faculty to UNCG this spring.
Laura Caroline Spell joins the SOE as the Communications and Events Specialist. She comes to us from Campbell University where she worked as the Assistant Director of Athletics Media Services.
Gabrielle Leonard is serving as the new Executive Assistant to the Dean. Gabrielle moved back to Greensboro after living and working in Atlanta at the Art Institute.
Many of you may have already met Margaret (Maggie) Becker. She joined the SOE in November and serves as the Administrative Support Associate working on special projects and supporting the Associate and Assistant Deans.
The School of Education at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is pleased to announce the “return” of the Teaching Fellows program to its campus with the newly created UNCG Teacher Education Fellows Program beginning in Fall 2015. The Teacher Education Fellows Program is a campus-based scholarship and enrichment program aimed at developing the teacher as a servant leader within a diverse and global context by way of engagement in activities focused on service, leadership, and diversity and global awareness.
Hannah Rash, a 2015 School Counseling Master’s Candidate in CED, is our featured student this semester for the SOE Adventures in Education blog. In her November posting, Hannah talks about the relationship between school counselors and teachers: School Counselors and Teachers: A Power Team
The Department of Specialized Education Services at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is pleased to announce the launch of Project TLC, a new federally-funded master’s program designed to provide elementary education teachers training and support in teaching students with moderate and severe disabilities in the classroom. Project TLC is aimed at teaching, leading, and collaborating – serving students with significant intellectual disabilities (including Autism) within the Least Restrictive Environments (LRE). The program is funded through the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs.