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NEWS: 09-02-14

September 2nd, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

Welcome to Our Exchange Students!

Yiche and Rao

We would like to extend a warm welcome to our two exchange students joining us this fall from Beijing Normal University in China, Rao Shuqi (ERM) and Yiche Zhang (TEHE).

 

New Messages from Abroad Post

Middle Grades Education major Tabitha Woods shares her perspective on the first month of her study abroad experience in Australia in our Messages from Abroad blog: Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Read the rest of this entry »

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NEWS: 08-25-14

August 25th, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

Yunsong Wang     Soosang Lee

We would like to extend a warm welcome to our two visiting scholars joining us in SOE this year: Read the rest of this entry »

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NEWS: 08-18-14

August 18th, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

FD 2

Welcome to the Start of the 2014-2015 School Year!

Personnel Updates in Student Services & Advising

Ciara Marable has accepted the position of Associate Director of Student Services & Advising.  Ciara has served in the office for the past 3 years, and continues to demonstrate her ability to grow professionally in the support of students. We are very happy to have her in this new position of leadership for OSS.

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NEWS: 08-11-14

August 11th, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

Michael Curtis

In this month’s Messages from Abroad blog, Middle Grades education major Michael Curtis reflects back on his study abroad experience in Botswana and shares the life lessons he learned: Looking Back at my Time in Botswana

Welcome New SOE Faculty Members

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NEWS: 08-04-14

August 4th, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

SOE Technical Support and Website Update Procedures

SOE TECHNICAL SUPPORT

As of July 1, Bob Englert and Doug Taylor, Technical Support Analysts from the Bryan School, are assisting SOE with technical support requests.

Faculty and staff should email all technical support requests to soe-6tech-l@uncg.edu and 6-TECH will be notified so an incident ticket can be created and Bob, Doug, and Sandra will be notified.

Note: The above email address should only be used to report the initial technical requests to 6-Tech and not as a direct communication method to Bob and Doug. If you have any questions, please contact Sandra Bates-Hart (smbatesh@uncg.edu or 334-3402).

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NEWS: 07-21-14

July 21st, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

Note: SOE News will be published every other week during the summer. The next SOE News publication will be on Monday, August 4.

Rachel H.   Rita J.   SOE group                            

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NEWS: 07-07-14

July 7th, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

Note: SOE News will be published every other week during the summer. The next SOE News publication will be on Monday, July 21.

Under Construction

The TRC will be under construction beginning June 23 through August 12. Areas that will be affected in SOEB are rooms 312, 307, 302, 007 and the TRC. While the main construction to the TRC and the new makerspace (307) should be completed by Aug. 12, 302 and 007 may not be completed until September 1. The computer lab in 302 is closed for reconstruction – it will reopen in September in a new location, room 007.

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NEWS: 06-23-14

June 23rd, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

Note: SOE News will be published every other week during the summer. The next SOE News publication will be on Monday, July 7.

Under Construction

The TRC will be under construction beginning June 23 through August 12. Areas that will be affected in SOEB are rooms 312, 307, 302, 007 and the TRC. While the main construction to the TRC and the new makerspace (307) should be completed by Aug. 12, 302 and 007 may not be completed until September 1. The computer lab in 302 is closed for reconstruction – it will reopen in September in a new location, room 007.

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UNCG School of Education Statement on NCTQ Teacher Prep Program Rankings

June 20th, 2014

The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) recently issued a national ranking of teacher prep programs in which UNCG’s undergraduate elementary education program was listed in the lower half of the rankings without a numerical rating.

Improving teacher readiness is an important priority across our country. However, in our view, the NCTQ report does not properly assess graduates’ readiness to teach. NCTQ’s ranking methodology has been widely criticized by the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE) and its members. The NCTQ’s approach holds so little credibility among teacher prep programs that only 10% of the approximate 1,100 programs rated participated fully.

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NEWS: 06-10-14

June 10th, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

Note: SOE News will be published every other week during the summer. The next SOE News publication will be on Monday, June 23.

SOE Transition Plan

WORK ORDER INFORMATION

FINDING THE ONLINE FORM:

In order to submit an online request for a work order, go to:

http://facoperations.uncg.edu/wic.html

You will see this in the middle of the page: “Submit online via TMA”, click on TMA.

That takes you to another page: “Requesting a Work Order”

Says “Click on link TMA”. When you click on that, it will take you to the online form.

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