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New partnership with MSU, Rockford Public Schools amplifies teacher learning

January 24, 2024
New partnership with MSU, Rockford Public Schools amplifies teacher learning

Nearly 20 K-12 teachers will return to the classroom as Michigan State University graduate students in January, supported by a new partnership between the College of Education and Rockford Public Schools. These educators will join the M.A. in Teaching and Curriculum (MATC) program, allowing them to earn their master’s degrees, additional teaching endorsements, and new… Read More »

Carter Andrews receives Educator of the Year Award from Lansing’s NAACP branch

November 8, 2022
Carter Andrews receives Educator of the Year Award from Lansing’s NAACP branch

Michigan State University Professor Dorinda Carter Andrews received the Educator of the Year Award from the Lansing branch of the NAACP on October 22, 2022. The annual award is among those given by the organization to recognize individuals and organizations who help promote NAACP’s mission. Their mission includes achieving equity, political rights and social inclusion… Read More »

Office of K-12 Outreach debuts “Eloquent Educators” video series

May 5, 2022
Office of K-12 Outreach debuts “Eloquent Educators” video series

The Michigan State University Office of K-12 Outreach is announcing a new video series highlighting female educational leaders from across the state and how they are changing the future. The series—“Eloquent Educators: In the Spirit of…”—will feature a different leader each month and will rotate what the video is in the spirit of each time… Read More »

Racial equity in school discipline: Starting in the classroom

March 4, 2021
Racial equity in school discipline: Starting in the classroom

Black students are suspended or expelled from schools at disproportionately higher rates than other students, and data show the problem is progressively getting worse at the elementary level. The issue, researchers argue, starts in the classroom where teachers make disciplinary referrals to the school office. A team at Michigan State University hopes it can help… Read More »

MSU helps produce education writers’ guide for inclusive coverage

June 17, 2020
MSU helps produce education writers’ guide for inclusive coverage

Education journalists carry great responsibility as they strive to write about the nation’s diverse schools in ways that are inclusive, and that minimize their own biases. That’s why the Education Writers Association, whose membership includes hundreds of reporters across the nation, has released the Reporter Guide for Inclusive Coverage. The guide was produced in conjunction… Read More »

Making the Road by Walking It: Dorinda Carter Andrews named TE department chair

May 6, 2019
Making the Road by Walking It: Dorinda Carter Andrews named TE department chair

Renowned Michigan State University scholar and Associate Dean Dorinda Carter Andrews will become the chairperson of the Department of Teacher Education on May 16, 2019. Carter Andrews will assume the leadership role from Professor Margaret Crocco, who is retiring after five years as chair. Carter Andrews is the first African American woman to lead the… Read More »

MSU at AERA 2019: At a Glance

April 8, 2019
MSU at AERA 2019: At a Glance

The annual American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference recognizes research and scholars for their exemplary work—and Michigan State University researchers are again among the honorees. Career nominations Patricia Edwards was recognized for her notable career. She is the recipient of the 2019 Scholars of Color Distinguished Career Contribution Award, given by the Committee on Scholars… Read More »

Venzant Chambers recognized for community outreach

February 6, 2019
Venzant Chambers recognized for community outreach

Associate Professor Terah Venzant Chambers is being recognized this week as part of the Inspirational Women of the Year Awards through the MSU Center for Gender in Global Context. Venzant Chambers is being recognized alongside three others during the fifth annual honors, which celebrate how women-identified members of MSU impact the community on- and off-campus,… Read More »

Recognizing scholarship, leadership and careers at AERA 2018

April 15, 2018
Recognizing scholarship, leadership and careers at AERA 2018

Scholars from Michigan State University are receiving multiple honors for their careers and research at the annual American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference from April 13-17. Two Department of Teacher Education faculty members will be recognized by Division K (Teaching & Teacher Education). Associate Professor Emery Petchauer will be a co-recipient of two awards. The… Read More »

Crespo receives Outstanding Faculty honor

February 23, 2017
Crespo receives Outstanding Faculty honor

Michigan State University honored Professor Sandra Crespo with the William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty Award at the annual All-University Awards on Feb. 7, 2017. Crespo was among 10 MSU faculty members who received the award for their outstanding contributions to research and education. Crespo, a renowned mathematics educator and researcher, is recognized for her work… Read More »