Bridges - Fall 2013
Fall 2013 Issue
Liliana Garces, assistant professor of education, served as counsel of record for the Civil Rights Project at UCLA in an amicus curiae brief filed for a case with the United States Supreme Court.
In her recent research, Deirdre O'Sullivan, an assistant professor in the College of Education, explores the factors that can contribute to improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities.
Research from Bonnie Meyer, professor of education, shares how a web-based tutoring tool is helping improve reading comprehension among fourth and fifth graders.
According to recent research by Deborah Schussler, associate professor of education, building an awareness of dispositions in teacher education can help future teachers to be better prepared and morally sensible.
College of Education professor Simon Hooper is helping to develop a web-based system to help children learn to read.
Judge Cheryl Lynn Allen presides on the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. She has served on the bench for six years in her current capacity and possesses more than 30 years of experience in the judicial system.
Gay Krause is executive director of the Krause Center for Innovation (KCI), located at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, Calif. She has extensive experience in offering professional development programs to K-14 educators as well as experience as a teacher, counselor, assistant principal, and principal.
The College of Education Alumni Society proudly announces its 2013 award winners. All recipients are alumni of Penn State’s College of Education and have distinguished themselves in their careers, as well as in the field of education.
The Penn State College of Education and Penn State Alumni Association are partnering to offer alumni an opportunity to go on a 10-day trip to England and France.
Penn State offers a number of seminars and courses, many approved for Act 48 credit.
Alumni, learn about what your Penn State classmates are up to, and let them know what you are doing now.
Dean David H. Monk, Professor Jim Nolan, and retired Administrative Support Coordinator Suzanne Harpster were recognized by PAC-TE.
For nearly 70 years, the College of Education’s CEDAR Clinic has served two important purposes at Penn State: as a facility that provides services to clients as well as a supervised training center for graduate students.
The College of Education named Stephanie Knight as the new associate dean of undergraduate and graduate studies.
Penn State’s College of Education welcomes 15 new tenure-line faculty members this semester.
The Waterbury Summit brought education leaders and researchers to University Park to explore the challenges of the Next Generation Science Standards.
A College of Education class gave students a unique opportunity to experience Brazilian culture and its educational system.
Emily Giannotti served as the College of Education's student marshal for summer 2013.
Maggie Cardin, a College of Education senior and Presidential Leadership Academy student, has been working to create a mental health training requirement for educators.
Throughout the fall semester, we are sharing Student Summer Stories, features that highlighted some of the amazing activities our students did this past summer, from the arts to volunteering and everything in between. Three student chose to submit videos.
While working at a camp, undergraduate student Anna Boettcher found her true passion for special education, a passion she plans on carrying into her graduate work.
Colleen Shaughnessy, a doctoral student in the College of Education, spent last summer working in Africa as an English language specialist.
Tara Perpignan, a junior studying special education, spent her summer teaching English to students in Ecuador, which helped her become a better teacher.
Katie Haskins, a junior studying rehabilitation and human services, got a new perspective on children thanks to her internship at Cumberland Hospital last summer.
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