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Mizzou Ed Professional Staff give back to the community

Mizzou Ed professional staff members were out in full force April 22 for the 2016 Volunteer Day. Approximately 70 professional staff members spent the Friday afternoon at organizations like the Central Missouri Food Bank, Access Arts, the Science Teachers of Missouri honeysuckle removal project, Habitat for Humanity, City…

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oDREAMS: Students build video games, learn to problem solve

Thanks to a National Science Foundation grant, eMINTS is helping classroom teachers adopt new methods for teaching programming skills to middle-school students.

College of Education Program Provides Job Training for Students with Disabilities

Renewed state contract will allow Mizzou teachers to help students in every high school in Missouri Story Contact: Nathan Hurst, MU News Bureau hurstn@missouri.edu, 573-882-6217 COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri has renewed their contract from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education – Vocational Rehabilitation to provide job training services for Missouri…

Faculty Announcements 2016-17

Welcome to the start of a new semester! I am honored and excited to begin my first official semester as dean, and it's a great privilege to give you the latest news regarding our new faculty hires and promotions. The following faculty were recently promoted:     Jenny Bossaller, SISLT, Associate Professor w/ tenure  …

Unique Family Access Center for Excellence (FACE) opens to offer mental health access

The Family Access Center for Excellence (FACE) initiative opened its doors on Aug. 15 as a unique collaboration to offer the citizens of Boone County one-stop access to quality mental and behavioral health services. FACE brings together…

Mizzou Ed Grad Student Orientation August 18th

Make plans to attend the Mizzou Ed 2016 Fall New Graduate Student Orientation, August 18, 2016. Agenda 7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Breakfast: Stotler Lounge II & III, N103A/B Memorial Union Student Check-In: Jesse Wrench Auditorium, S107 Memorial Union 8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m Welcome and Office Introductions Academic Affairs, Dr. John Lannin Graduate Student Initiatives, Michelle Bollinger…

QuEST Program prepares Missouri Science Teachers

Fifth-grade teachers from districts around the state are attending the University of Missouri’s Quality Elementary Science Teaching (QuEST) program and learning about the properties and structure of matter– a key concept in the newly adopted Missouri Science Learning Standards. https://youtu.be/MpzX-hGRKGg In the first week of the program, teachers take on the role of student. The…

Dean’s letter about emotions

July 8, 2016 Dear Mizzou Ed colleagues and students, This is a challenging message to write without crying and I have to admit I’m failing. There are so many levels of emotions that I’m experiencing as I interact with students and colleagues on campus and via social media. I know many of you are feeling…

Mizzou Ed celebrates $12 million grant, $3 million in gifts for eMINTS

https://vimeo.com/166091933 COLUMBIA, Mo. – The enhancing Missouri’s Instructional Networked Teaching Strategies (eMINTS) National Center at the University of Missouri College of Education has been awarded a $12.3 million Investing in Innovation (i3) grant from the U.S. Department of Education to study the effectiveness of integrating teacher instruction with certain technologies while simultaneously exploring strategies to…

Mizzou Ed to Host Lecture on Defeating Race and Class Inequity

  MU to Host Lecture on Defeating Race and Class Inequity MEDIA ADVISORY Story Contact: Jeff Sossamon, sossamonj@missouri.edu, 573-882-3346 WHAT: The University of Missouri’s College of Education will host “Challenging the Culture of Cruelty: Understanding and Defeating Race and Class Inequity in America,” featuring Tim Wise, a world renowned educator, author and speaker. WHO: Wise…

Mizzou Ed’s ReSTEM Institute Partners in Plant Science Outreach Effort

The MU College of Education's ReSTEM Institute is a key partner in a program that brings plant science to elementary students. Deanna Lankford, research associate for the ReSTEM Institute, is featured in a Bond Life Sciences Center story for her work in helping elementary students learn about plants, while helping college students college students take…