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Rieg Selected as 2020 Clinical Practice Fellow

The College of Education and Communications congratulates Professor and Dean’s Associate for Educator Preparation, Sue Rieg, for being selected to become a 2020 clinical practice fellow with the Association of Teacher Education.

Posted on 10/21/2019 11:13:10 AM

IUP to Host 2018 Pennsylvania Music Teachers Conference

The IUP Department of Music will host the 2018 Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association Conference Friday through Sunday, June 8–10.

Posted on 6/5/2018 11:21:55 AM

Caulder Presents Clinic for Regional Music Teachers

Stephanie Caulder presented an Act 48 session titled “Why Not Play the Oboe? Tips and Strategies for Success” at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 1 Junior High Band Festival on March 2, 2018, at Mt. Lebanon High School in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 3/26/2018 10:22:40 AM

Lorenzi Elected President of SHAPE America Eastern District

David Lorenzi, associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science, was recently elected to a three-year term as president of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America) Eastern District.

Posted on 3/26/2018 8:53:39 AM

FCSE Student Association’s Sew Some Love Event

Members of the Family and Consumer Sciences Student Association and additional volunteers were able to sew and donate 40 surgical caps to the Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital in Spokane, Washington.

Posted on 3/14/2018 1:25:27 PM

Art Education Hosts Folk Art Storyscape Workshop

Art education students and faculty held a workshop for fourth- through sixth-graders in conjunction with the Memory and Magic exhibition at the University Museum.

Posted on 2/27/2018 12:15:23 PM

Park Edits Teacher Training and Professional Development Volume of TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching

This Teacher Training and Professional Development collection, edited by Gloria Park (English Department) focuses on multiple avenues within and beyond the institutional contexts in preparing teachers to teach English around the globe.

Posted on 2/22/2018 11:49:59 AM

Glisan Conducts Training on Core Practices at National Conference

Eileen Glisan, IUP Distinguished University Professor, Department of Foreign Languages, co-presented a full-day pre-conference workshop at the annual convention of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages held in Nashville, Tennessee, in November 2017. The topic of the workshop was “Supporting Language Professionals to Implement Core Practices.”

Posted on 11/29/2017 8:41:44 AM

Teacher and Principal Panelists Answer Early Childhood Special Education Students’ Questions

Early Childhood Special Education first-year majors and undecided education majors had the opportunity to pose questions to a distinguished panel of teachers and principals convened in Beard Auditorium in Stouffer Hall.

Posted on 11/27/2017 10:53:49 AM

Huhn Presents Research on Post-Secondary Educator Effectiveness

Professor Christina Huhn, Department of Foreign Languages, presented the results of a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning research project titled “Post-Secondary Educator Effectiveness and Student Perceptions of Teaching” at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages annual convention.

Posted on 11/24/2017 4:31:54 PM

Huhn Presents on “Educator’s Rising” Pilot Program

Professor Christina Huhn, Department of Foreign Languages, presented the results of a pilot project titled “Educator’s Rising” at the Pennsylvania Modern Language Association annual conference, held in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on October 6–7, 2017.

Posted on 11/22/2017 11:45:52 PM

IUP Faculty Members Develop Special Education Curriculum for University in Suriname

A trio offaculty members from the Department ofCommunication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services iscreating a curriculum to be used inspecial education classes at a university in Suriname.

Posted on 11/21/2017 10:35:57 AM

Glisan Conducts Foreign Language Teaching Workshop for Penn State Faculty

Eileen Glisan, IUP Distinguished University Professor, Department of Foreign Languages, copresented a six-hour workshop in October 2017 at Pennsylvania State University. The topic of the workshop was "Enacting the Work of Foreign Language Teaching: High-Level Practices."

Posted on 10/30/2017 8:08:17 AM

Four IUP Educator Preparation Programs Receive National Recognition

Four educator education programs have received national recognition for meeting the highest standards from their professional associations. This recognition is the formal affirmation given to a program meeting the stringent standards set forth by their specialized organization.

Posted on 2/6/2017 7:16:00 AM

Spring 2017 Speech and Hearing Screenings

All education majors are required to have a speech and hearing screening for admission to teacher certification. The following dates are available for the spring 2017 semester.

Posted on 1/19/2017 12:28:04 PM

PECT Test Preparation Webinars

The Evaluation Systems group of Pearson is pleased to invite Pennsylvania educator preparation candidates to participate in a webinar on how to prepare for Pennsylvania Educator Certification Tests (PECT).

Posted on 10/4/2016 2:17:08 PM

Fall 2016 Speech and Hearing Screenings

All education majors are required to have a speech and hearing screening for admission to teacher certification. The following dates are available for the fall 2016 semester.

Posted on 9/29/2016 11:59:48 AM

Ankrum Publishes Co-Authored Articles on Professional Development in Literacy Instruction

Julie Ankrum, Professional Studies in Education, recently co-authored and published two articles on professional development in literacy instruction: “Barriers to change: Findings from three literacy professional learning initiatives” and “Professional development to promote teacher adaptability.”

Posted on 9/16/2016 8:38:05 AM

Migyanka and Knickelbein Receive Funding from State System

Joann Migyanka and Becky Knickelbein, Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services, received a funding award from Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13/PASSHE for their project, “Pilot Project for Degree Completion of ASD Students.”

Posted on 9/15/2016 8:31:47 AM

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