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September 11, 2014
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Educators from “Down Under” Visit SOE

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The School of Education (SOE) hosted visitors from its partner school in Brisbane, Australia, last week. Deputy principal Pam Dunbar (back row, far left) and 4th-and-5th-grade teacher Debbie Heenan (front row, center) of Camp Hill State Infants and Primary School were in Texas for a week and met the eight SOE seniors who will travel to Australia in November through the SOE’s study-abroad program and teach there for three weeks. Continue Reading →

September 9, 2014
by megcullar
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SOE Senior Wins Statewide Scholarship

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Baylor School of Education (SOE) senior Sasha Wells, who is majoring in all-level special education, is a recipient of the Texas Association of School Personnel Administrators (TASPA) Scholarship for 2014. TASPA gives only three annual scholarships statewide, and this is the sixth year in a row (and the twelfth time since 1998) that a Baylor SOE student has received a scholarship. TASPA will recognize this year’s recipients at a luncheon in Austin on Dec. 11. Continue Reading →

August 28, 2014
by megcullar
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School of Education presents Baylor signs to three Midway ISD Professional Development Schools [8/28/2014]

--Midway-ThumbnailBaylor University School of Education celebrated its Midway ISD PDS (professional development school) campuses today by presenting specialty Baylor signage to its two new partner PDS campuses and to Midway High School, which has been a PDS for five years. The two new schools are Spring Valley Elementary and Midway Middle School. Continue Reading →

August 25, 2014
by megcullar
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Two SOE Teacher Candidates Honored as “Exemplary” [8/25/2014]

QuestQualityLogo-ThumbTwo recent graduates of the Baylor School of Education (SOE), Lynette Atkinson and Stephanie Limes, received recognition this summer from Quest for Quality as outstanding teacher candidates in the state of Texas. A collaboration between CREATE (Center for Research, Education and Advancement of Teacher Education) and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Quest for Quality identifies exemplary teacher candidates and exceptional practices in university-based teacher-preparation programs in the state of Texas. Continue Reading →

August 5, 2014
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SOE Preservice Teachers Receive State Scholarships [8/5/2013]

KylieTerry-ThumbTwo students in the School of Education (SOE) were awarded the Mathematics Preservice Teacher Scholarship from the Texas Council of Teachers of Mathematics (TCTM). Both Baylor students from the Department of Curriculum & Instruction were announced as recipients during the annual Conference for the Advancement of Mathematic Teachers in Fort Worth July 21-23.

Kylie Terry (pictured above) and Niki Kratzer (pictured below) were two of 10 undergraduates awarded the statewide scholarship for the 2014-2015 school year. Both Terry and Kratzer plan to pursue teacher certification in EC-6. Terry is a junior from Katy, and Kratzer is a junior from Libertyville, Ill. Continue Reading →

July 29, 2014
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Education Will Be Focus of New Living-Learning Center [7/29/2014]

--ThumbnailSoRo copyBaylor University has announced its newest living-learning center (LLC) will be the Education Living-Learning Center, opening fall 2015 in the newly remodeled South Russell Residence Hall. The Education LLC will house not only teacher education majors, but any Baylor students with an interest in becoming educators in any capacity. Continue Reading →