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By Raquel Talamantes
A group of UNT students interested in bilingual learning got a chance to expand their education beyond the classroom by attending the Texas Association for Bilingual Education (TABE) conference in Galveston in October. UNT College of Education and other faculty members also attended.
Sue Dinaro always loved being an elementary school teacher, and after four years, she was on her way to becoming a master teacher. But when she moved from New Mexico to Texas when her husband’s job was relocated, she had trouble finding a teaching position and knew she’d have to look for something else.
What: The 33rd annual Educational Leadership Conference at the University of North Texas. This year’s theme, “Crucial Conversations on Equity and Excellence,” will feature talks, presentations and interactive group activities designed to bring issues such as race, faith and sexual orientation to the forefront of education conversations and initiatives.
When: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 9 (Wednesday).
The UNT College of Education’s Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, which aims to give current educators the skills they need to pursue leadership roles at the campus and district level, is now available almost completely online.
Cecelia Joyce Price, doctoral candidate and teaching fellow in the UNT College of Education's Department of Teacher Education and Administration, is one of only two educators in the United States to receive the 2016 Geneva Smitherman Cultural Diversity Grant from the Conference on English Education of the National Council of Teachers of English. The award goes to teachers and teacher educators from historically underrepresented groups who contribute to the full realization of the organization’s professional goals.
This month, three North Texas science teachers are becoming students again. They are taking part in a summer science institute at the University of North Texas that will help them develop lesson plans in both English and Spanish.
Faculty and doctoral students from the University of North Texas traveled to Guadalajara recently to solidify a partnership between the university and the Secretariat of Education for the State of Jalisco, Mexico.
The purpose of the College of Education (COE) Ambassador Program is to promote and represent the College of Education and the University by assisting the COE Recruiter with outreach, working with the COE development office, and providing leadership and support for all education majors.
Sumreen Asim, C&I doctoral grad
Sumreen Asim, a 2015 graduate of the College of Education's Curriculum and Instruction doctoral program, was recently awarded the 2016 Jhumki Basu Scholar Award by the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
Dr. Miriam Ezzani
By Mary Murphy