PIE: Partners In Education
The Newsletter of the College of Education at Texas Tech University
April 2012, Volume 1, Issue 4
In this issue. . . . . .
Think. . .Transformation
in American Education/Teacher Education at Texas Tech!
Texas Tech is currently engaged in several initiatives to transform educator preparation programs to meet 21st century demands. Such a transformative shift is endorsed by the national blue ribbon panel of American educators in Transforming Teacher Education through Clinical Practice: A National Strategy to Prepare Effective Teachers (NCATE, 2010). (Please continue.)
Larry Hovey: Coordinator
Accreditation and Assessment
Sowell Continues Work of MOU with Indian Colleagues
In November 2011, The Virginia Murray Sowell Center for Research and Education in Sensory Disabilities and the Rehabilitation Council of India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). One of the purposes of this MOU was for faculty and staff from Texas Tech and India to exchange and disseminate information with other professionals serving people with disabilities. This article explains how this work is continuing. (Please continue.)
Nora Griffin-Shirley and Devender Banda (center left)
with colleagues from India during March conference
Horn Professor Wins International Leadership Award
We are happy to announce that Dr. Loretta Bradley of the Counseling Program has received the
International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors’ Leadership Award for 2012 (IAMFC<).
Faculty Member Wins Recognition
Dr. Dimitra Jackson was one of twelve young alumni who received the 2012 Iowa STATEment Makers Award from Iowa State University. (Please continue.)
Students Win in 2012 Graduate Student Research Competition
Winners of the 2012 Graduate Student Research Competition were announced on April 13. College of Education winners appeared in two categories. Congratulations!
Pictured: Laura Grubb, Ibrahim Yeter, Crystal Janz
Kappa Delta Pi Educational Honor Society Holds Spring Induction
After a brief hiatus, the Texas Tech University chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, is well on its way of being revived again. (Please continue.)
New Officers Pictured
First Generation 6th Grade Girls & Mothers Visit the College
“Outwit, Outlast & Outplay: The College Survivor Game” was the theme for the 4th annual Mother-Daughter Day held on March 24, 2012, in the basement lecture hall of the College of Education. (Please continue.)
Mothers and Daughter Work Together
Tech's Women's Studies Conference Attracts Faculty Women
Several College of Education women presented at the Tech Women's Studies Conference. (Please continue.)
Women's Studies Logo
March Teacher of the Month: Ours Naturally!
Ms. Teha Cooks is a (MS)2 Cohort Two scholarship graduate student. She is pursuing the Master of Science degree in Multidisciplinary Science with an emphasis in middle school math/science, and she is 97.5 KLAKS/Next Media Groups March teacher of the month. Congratulations, Ms. Cooks. Please continue.)
Teha Cooks and Station Administrators
Professors Do Have Lives Outside the College of Education
Dr. Lee Duemer, professor in Educational Psychology and Leadership, has spent the last 6 years of his personal time building a memorial garden as a tribute to his son Joself. (Please continue.)
Joself Duemer's Memorial Garden
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