The Office of Academic Affairs and the Center for Teaching and Learning congratulates Jamie Buffington-Adams, assistant dean for the School of Education and assistant professor, for earning a Quality Matters Certification for her online course, Education of the Socially and Emotionally Disturbed (EDUC-K343). Her course is the first at Indiana University East to earn official Quality Matters certification.
Elizabeth “Elly” Huereca is the first undergraduate student to receive the Indiana University East School of Education Minority Scholarship.
Huereca of Fountain City, Indiana, is a junior elementary education major. She moved from Palmdale, California, to the area in 2011 to pursue her degree.
Indiana University East is pleased to welcome its newest faculty member to the School of Education.
Amber Hall is a visiting lecturer in reading and language arts education. She received her Master of Science in Education and completed her Alternative Routes to Certification from Indiana University East. While at IU East, Hall was a Teaching American History Fellow in Richmond Community Schools. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.
Indiana University East is pleased to welcome new faculty this semester. Faculty are listed below under the school in which they teach.
School of Business and Economics
Brandon Smit, assistant professor of business administration and management, received his Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, his Master of Science in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Saint Louis University.
The Indiana University East School of Education’s English Language Arts Education program recently received its first national recognition from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).
The national standards for English education are applied to the curriculum, test results, clinical practice, assessment of students, planning for student learning, pedagogy and content knowledge. Title II scores indicate IU East graduates far exceed national averages.
Wilde has been the interim dean since July 2014 while he also continued to serve as a professor of educational psychology. He joined IU East in 1998.
Indiana University East is pleased to welcome Josh Tolbert as the newest faculty member to the School of Education.
Tolbert is an assistant professor of special education. He received his Ed.D. in Special Education/Educational Psychology and his M.A. in Liberal Studies from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. He received his B.A. in Art Education and Spanish from Western Michigan University.
Indiana University East is pleased to welcome its newest faculty member in the School of Education. Denise Dallmer, clinical assistant professor in education, joined IU East at the start of the fall 2014 semester.
Dallmer received her Ph.D. and Master of Arts in Education Theory and Practice from The Ohio State University. She received her Bachelor of Art in International Studies and Spanish from Miami University.
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 has received final approval for a new graduate degree program, a Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics (M.A.T.), from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Applications for the program are now being accepted for admission to the summer or fall 2014 semesters.