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School of Education ‘Transformative Learning’ Conference June 11-12 Honors Centennial Educator SL Eschen

School of Education ‘Transformative Learning’ Conference June 11-12 Honors Centennial Educator SL Eschen

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of Webster University’s Centennial celebration, the School of Education will host the conference, “Educators as Agents of Change Through Transformative Learning and Leadership,” June 11-12 in the East Academic Building’s Edward Jones Commons. The conference will feature panel discussions on urban school change and transformative learning. Conference activities will also include two distinguished […]

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USF Education Dean Kumashiro to Speak on ‘Anti-Oppressive Pedagogy’ June 10

USF Education Dean Kumashiro to Speak on ‘Anti-Oppressive Pedagogy’ June 10

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s School of Education presents “An Evening with Dr. Kevin Kumashiro: A Presentation and Discussion of Four Lenses for Anti-Oppressive Pedagogy” on Wednesday, June 10, from 7-9 p.m. in the Emerson Library Conference Room. Kevin Kumashiro is the dean of the School of Education at University of San Francisco. He is a leading expert […]

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New Undergraduate, Graduate Programs Added for Fall 2015

New Undergraduate, Graduate Programs Added for Fall 2015

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

From the latest in biotechnology and new media production to mastering the art of leading organizations through change, Webster University is launching a diverse selection of new programs as it enters its second century. The three undergraduate programs and six graduate degrees, all of which will be available for the Fall 2015 semester, are designed […]

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Falconer Awarded Fulbright Scholar Grant in Public/Global Health

Falconer Awarded Fulbright Scholar Grant in Public/Global Health

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jameca Falconer, adjunct faculty member in Multidisciplinary Studies at Webster University and director for Counseling and Psychological Services at Logan University, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant in Public/Global Health to lecture and train at University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus in Barbados during the 2015 academic year, the United States Department […]

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Applied Educational Psychology Students, Faculty Receive ‘Shining Light’ Award for Ferguson Research

Applied Educational Psychology Students, Faculty Receive ‘Shining Light’ Award for Ferguson Research

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students and faculty in the Webster University School of Education were recently honored with a Shining Light Award from Missouri Families4Families. The award was given to the students for the research they conducted on area schools’ reactions to the crisis in Ferguson, under the guidance of Deborah Stiles, professor of Applied Educational Psychology and School […]

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5th Annual Sustainability Institute for Educators: ‘Empowering Young Citizens’ June 23-25

5th Annual Sustainability Institute for Educators: ‘Empowering Young Citizens’ June 23-25

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 5th annual Sustainability Institute for Educators, “Empowering Young Citizens for Sustainable Communities,” will take place June 23-25 at Mary Institute and Country Day School of St Louis (MICDS). Madison County of Illinois Green Schools has provided funds for scholarships. Any school or organization sending three or more participants will only pay half the fee […]

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Teachers Matter: Promoting partnership, measuring efficacy in teacher preparation

Teachers Matter: Promoting partnership, measuring efficacy in teacher preparation

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over spring break, School of Education professors Stephanie Mahfood, Basiyr Rodney and Paula Witkowski traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, to present at the National Association for Professional Development Schools Conference. The presentation was done in partnership with Sarah Christman, founder and principal of the The Soulard School (TSS), and Ann Luciani, who is a Master of […]

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School of Education ‘Transformative Learning’ Conference June 11-12

School of Education ‘Transformative Learning’ Conference June 11-12

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of Webster University’s Centennial celebration, the School of Education will host the conference, “Educators as Agents of Change Through Transformative Learning and Leadership,” June 11-12 in the East Academic Building’s Edward Jones Commons. The conference will feature panel discussions on urban school change and transformative learning. Conference activities will also include two distinguished […]

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School of Education Students Gain Real-World Teaching Experience with Reading Literacy Program

School of Education Students Gain Real-World Teaching Experience with Reading Literacy Program

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

For three years, Webster University School of Education students have been teaching reading literacy to children at Edgar Road Elementary School as part of the Methods of Teaching Elementary Reading course. Tutoring elementary students is more than a class requirement – it is an opportunity to put theory into practice and grow as a future […]

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Snapshots: Teacher Recruitment Day connects School of Education students, alumni with local districts

Snapshots: Teacher Recruitment Day connects School of Education students, alumni with local districts

| March 23, 2015 | 2 Comments

More than 50 Webster students and recent alumni from the School of Education attended Teacher Recruitment Day on Thursday, March 12, to interview and network with representatives from local school districts. Over 25 employers were represented at the annual event held in Grant Gym on the University’s home campus in Webster Groves. The event is […]

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