Five new University-School Teacher Education partnership (USTEP) grants in the amount of $3,000 each were recently awarded for the following projects in collaboration with local school districts. As part of these grants, UNCG faculty work collaboratively with Piedmont area schools to provide pro bono support for these projects:
SOE faculty and staff kick off the Spring Semester in style at the SOE New Year Reception, hosted by Dean Wixson at the Alumni House on January 19.
The Coalition for Diverse Language Communities is proud to share with you the CDLC Fellowship application. The CDLC Fellowship helps support research activities, grant writing and implementation, or other initiatives in which you are involved that fulfill the CDLC mission (http://cdlc.uncg.edu/). Funding for the CDLC Fellowship has been made available through the generous support of the SOE Dean’s Office.
New in 2013 – Out with the Old, in with the ‘News’!
For 2013, School of Education weekly announcements will be sent out as ‘School of Education News’ – new name, same information! You can still use the old email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) to submit SOE News items.
SOE Staff Assembly
SOE Staff Assembly will be held this Wednesday, January 9, at 9:00am in room 301 SOEB. All SOE staff are invited to attend. Following the meeting at 10:30am there will be an optional EPAF workshop in the computer lab (SOEB 302).
Two New Staff Coalition Team Members Needed
UNCG School of Education Faculty:
My name is Mallory Nye and I am the Undergraduate Representative from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro for The Triad Teaching Fellows Education Conference, formally known as The Triad Teaching Fellows Leadership Conference. This Conference centers around: Technology, Leadership, Common Core, STEM, Literacy, ELL, Special Education, Assessment, Diverse Learners, and Specialty Areas (Drama, Art, Physical Education, and Occupational Therapy). Our targeted group consists of pre-service teachers in all academic areas of study as well as high school students in “Project Persist,” and “Teacher Cadets.”
As the holiday season approaches please remember to lock all offices and labs.
Online Learning Workshop & Online Learning Fair
Please join us for a School of Education Online Learning Workshop & Online Learning Fair.
Date: Friday, November 9, 2012
Time: Workshop: 9:00 AM—11:00 AM
Fair: 11:00 AM—12:00 PM (A light lunch will be provided.)
Place: To Be Confirmed (On the UNCG Campus)
The UNCG Faculty Teaching and Learning Commons seeks faculty and staff fellows for the spring semester 2013 in the following areas of focus: online instruction, experiential education, classroom teaching, mentoring of non tenure
track faculty, mentoring of graduate students, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. During these one-semester fellowships, dedicated professionals will undertake meaningful processes and dialogues as well as disseminate scholarly
work for the benefit of the university. Fellows will negotiate specific work plans and products with FTLC staff. If selected, each fellow will receive compensation in the form of a course release, where applicable, as an add pay to salary, or funds may be deposited in your department or division with the discretion to use them (within state regulations) for your benefit.
To apply for a fellowship, simply fill out an online application and inform your department head, director, or dean, as appropriate, of your interest.
All School Meeting
Maple Room, EUC
A light breakfast will be served before the meeting.
The IN Box
Questions, concerns, problems, ideas, suggestions, proposals, complaints, compliments, details, praise, or polish that you would like to be addressed by the Staff Coalition, click here.
Intercultural Sensitivity: Looking Through Other Eyes
Teachers Academy Recently Awarded $29,000
The Teachers Academy recently awarded $29,000 in University-School Teacher Education Partnership (USTEP) Grants for 10 collaborative projects proposed by UNCG faculty and their school partners in the following school districts: Alamance-Burlington, Asheboro City, Guilford County, Randolph, Rockingham, and Surry. TEHE faculty involved in these grants include: Jewell Cooper, Bev Faircloth, Ye He, Barbara Levin, Kerri Richardson, Edna Tan, Amy Vetter, and Holt Wilson. Three TEHE graduate students are also active partners on these grants: Tracy Howell, Joy Myers, and Christina O’Connor. Dr. Catherine Ennis (KIN) is a partner in the Surry County USTEP grant.
School of Health and Human Sciences | Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Join us for a conversation on diversity and inclusiveness
“Win, Lose, or Draw” : Creating Engaging, Dynamic, and Affirming Learning Communities Through Inclusive Education
C. P. Gause
School of Education | UNCG
Thursday, October 4 noon – 1 pm
Bring your Lunch
Dessert and Beverages will be Served
Book Signing to Follow
To teach, learn, and lead democratically requires the individual to engage in problem posing and in critiquing taken-for-granted narratives of power and privilege…Educators must do justice to the larger social, public, and institutional responsibility of our positions, and we must exercise courage in creating opportunities for change