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Doctoral student, alum earn MSU Excellence-in-Teaching Citations

May 11, 2022
Doctoral student, alum earn MSU Excellence-in-Teaching Citations

Two Spartans from the College of Education will receive Excellence-in-Teaching Citations from Michigan State University on May 11, 2022. Eric Leszczynski, a doctoral student in the Kinesiology Ph.D. program, and Romina S. Peña-Pincheira, a graduate of the Curriculum, Instruction and Teacher Education (CITE) program, will receive their honors during the annual All-University Awards. ERIC Leszczynski Leszczynski comes… Read More »

Alum wins national award for outstanding doctoral research

May 10, 2022
Alum wins national award for outstanding doctoral research

Won Jung Kim, a 2021 graduate of Michigan State University’s Curriculum, Instruction and Teacher Education (CITE) doctoral program, won the Outstanding Doctoral Research Award from the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. The award is one of the top honors from the organization, and recognizes research that has great significance in the field of… Read More »

Nevins, Perez named College of Education student commencement speakers

May 6, 2022
Nevins, Perez named College of Education student commencement speakers

Elaine Nevins and Mak Perez are two outstanding seniors who were selected to speak during baccalaureate commencement celebrations for the Class of 2022. Learn more about their paths to success. ELAINE NEVINS Graduating from MSU is a dream come true for Nevins, who is earning her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. Growing up, she played almost… Read More »

MSU alum named 2022 Elementary Teacher of the Year

May 3, 2022
MSU alum named 2022 Elementary Teacher of the Year

Elementary teacher and MSU alumna Rebecca Sandee has a bar she hopes to reach for her students: Can she create a “peak moment” for them? Can she energize them with exciting, important, rich learning experiences? Can she embed nature into learning, getting out into the world and exploring what the local community and state has… Read More »

Jerlando F. L. Jackson recommended as dean of MSU College of Education

April 21, 2022
Jerlando F. L. Jackson recommended as dean of MSU College of Education

MSU Provost Teresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D., has recommended Jerlando F. L. Jackson to be the next dean of the MSU College of Education, effective July 1, 2022. Jackson will also hold the title of MSU Foundation Professor of Education. The recommendation is subject to approval by the MSU Board of Trustees. Jackson holds both the… Read More »

MSU at AERA 2022: At a Glance

April 21, 2022
MSU at AERA 2022: At a Glance

Faculty, graduate students and alumni from the Michigan State University College of Education are sharing research throughout the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) annual meeting. Several are also being recognized for their exemplary work. Below, learn about some of the honorees during the 2022 conference, held this year in a dual-format, both online and in-person… Read More »

MSU professor receives premier award for education research

April 14, 2022
MSU professor receives premier award for education research

Michigan State University Professor William H. Schmidt is the recipient of the 2022 Distinguished Contributions to Research in Education Award presented by the American Educational Research Association, or AERA. It is the premier award for outstanding achievement and success in education research. Schmidt is a University Distinguished Professor and founder and director of the Center for the… Read More »

MSU alum named 2022 MI Principal of the Year

April 7, 2022
MSU alum named 2022 MI Principal of the Year

On the banks of the Red Cedar, there is a school that is known to all. And it was on the banks of the Red Cedar River that Nicole Nuckolls Carter, TCRT ’99 and M.A. ’01 (Curriculum & Instruction), found her calling at a college renowned for producing educators who are prepared to lead. Now,… Read More »

MSU named #1 in nation for four graduate programs by U.S. News

March 29, 2022
MSU named #1 in nation for four graduate programs by U.S. News

For the 28th straight year, Michigan State University has been ranked #1 in the nation for elementary and secondary teacher education. The annual rankings from U.S. News & World Report have also named MSU #1 for curriculum and instruction for the fourth straight year. “We are excited and honored to learn that our college has been recognized… Read More »

MSU’s Office of K-12 Outreach unveils Women’s History Month Resource Guide

March 8, 2022
MSU’s Office of K-12 Outreach unveils Women’s History Month Resource Guide

The Michigan State University Office of K-12 Outreach has announced a free educational guide in honor of Women’s History Month full of resources to learn about and be empowered by women in history. The guide includes a timeline for how commemorations transitioned from a single International Women’s Day (March 8, 2022) to the currently understood… Read More »