The Indiana University East School of Social Work will host a poverty simulation and public roundtable discussion with Superintendent of Public Instruction for the Indiana Department of Education Glenda Ritz and community speakers on Wednesday, September 23, in Whitewater Hall.
Indiana University East Director of the Campus Library Frances Yates was one of 10 librarians to receive the prestigious Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. The award was presented December 2 in New York City.
Indiana University East’s School of Education ranks as one of the top public universities producing the most effective teachers in Indiana.
The State Board of Education evaluated first, second, and third-year teachers based on four performance standards: highly effective, effective, improvement necessary, and ineffective. According to the State Board of Education, the 2012-2013 school year was the first year for statewide teacher evaluation and this is the first collection of baseline aggregate results.
Indiana University East’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences is excited to announce the public opening of Room 912, located at 912 E. Main Street, in Richmond, Ind. on January 31, 2014.
Indiana University East’s School of Education received accreditation for seven years through the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The undergraduate program received continuing accreditation.
Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Larry Richards said, “Accreditation of our professional degree programs is a sign of the quality upon which we insist, and that quality translates into successful graduates and communities. Our teacher education graduates are second to none.”
Tickets for the lecture by education reformist and award-winning author Jonathan Kozol are still available at Indiana University East. Kozol is visiting the campus April 3 to present a lecture titled “Children and Teachers Under Siege: Race, Poverty, and the Public Schools.” The tickets available are for overflow seating in Whitewater Hall room 132 and the Whitewater Hall Community Room. The presentation will be steamed live to these locations.
Education reformist and award-winning author Jonathan Kozol will visit Indiana University East April 3 at 7 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. Kozol will present a lecture titled “Children and Teachers Under Siege: Race, Poverty, and the Public Schools.”
Indiana University East’s School of Education will offer a credit-based credential in Online Instruction and Assessment (SCOIA) beginning this spring. The specialized credential has been developed for K-12 grade teachers, post-secondary teachers, private and governmental organizational operations, non-profit organizations, and training for businesses. This credit-based credential complements IU East’s non-credit-based certificate in online teaching that is designed for college and university instructors.
Trudi Weyermann, dean of Distance Education and associate vice chancellor for Teaching and Learning, said the certificate is the next logical step for IU East because the university currently offers nine online degree completion programs with over 400 online courses, about 150 taught every semester.
The Indiana University East Center for Economic Education has received a $15,000 in-kind award from the Indiana Department of Education that will allow K-12 teachers in nine counties free access to educational curriculum materials. The Center for Economic Education is a part of the School of Business and Economics.