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C&T Alumnus, Nicole Babalola

Congratulations to Nicole Babalola, C&T alumnus, who received an award for Best Research Paper at the E-el (Education and e-learning) conference that was held in Thailand this past August 24-26. It was titled: Curriculum Orientations of K-12 Virtual Teachers. This is the website, but it contains next year’s information http://www.e-learningedu.org

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Study contrasts teaching preferences, training between educators in traditional, virtual settings

Dr. Mary Lynn Hamilton will present Obligations to Unseen Children: Finding Compassion, Presence, and Imagination in Teaching and Teacher Education for the Budig Lecture Series on November 20, 2014 in 150 Joseph R. Pearson. Dr. Hamilton is the recipient of the Gene A. Budig Teaching Professorship for 2014-2015.

Happy Halloween from #KUSOE ! We hope you enjoy this special day with your students and fellow educators. Share the cute costume photos w/us!


Why KU
  • Associate professor Diane Nielsen involved in $120 million project to overhaul how reading is taught to children by 2015
  • School of Education is 10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • 3.35: average GPA of students admitted to teacher education program
  • All teacher education programs accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • All teacher education programs accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education
  • Alumni have been named Kansas Teacher of the Year
  • Alumni have received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the Horizon Award