Judith Herb College of Education

Are You Student Ready? Crisis Training to Assist Students

Kovach

Dr. Lisa Pescara-Kovach, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology will be one of the presenters at this forum to help faculty and graduate students in teaching positions assess at-risk students and review sexual assault resources.

For more information and to RSVP, click the link below:
http://www.utoledo.edu/offices/provost/future-of-higher-education-forum/

 

 


UT PEACE EDUCATION SCHOLAR WINS FULBRIGHT GRANT TO COLOMBIA

UT PEACE EDUCATION SCHOLAR WINS FULBRIGHT GRANT TO COLOMBIA

By Christine Billau : Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

A peace education scholar at The University of Toledo is heading to Latin America to support the society-wide effort to realize a 2016 peace deal that ended a 52-year civil war in Colombia between the government and the Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia, or FARC, among other militants.

Dr. Dale Snauwaert, professor of educational theory and peace studies in the UT Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership, was awarded a Fulbright Specialist Award and is spending Sept. 4-18 at the Institute for Bioethics at the Pontifica Universidad Javeriana in Bogota to study and give lectures and workshops on moral theory, environmental ethics and peace education.

“It will take a generation or two to socially, economically and politically integrate generations of ex-militants into Colombian society,” Snauwaert said. “One of the keys to the success of the peace process, therefore, is peace education.”

The lectures and discussion forums are open to the public, including faculty and students at Pontifica Universidad Javeriana and government officials.

“At this critical stage in the Colombian peace process, an understanding of the philosophy and practice of justice and peace building among the citizenry is essential for its success,” Snauwaert said. “The project will open the institution to an ongoing dialogue regarding peace and justice as well as the recognition of the inclusion of peace and justice studies as a civic responsibility of the university.”

“This is an outstanding award, and Dale is certainly worthy of it. His work in peace education is well-known and respected,” Dr. Raymond Witte, dean of the UT Judith Herb College of Education, said. “A Fulbright recognition is at the highest level, and this speaks directly to the quality of Dale’s work as well as the support from the Judith Herb College of Education and the University at large.”

Peace studies is an interdisciplinary field of study and a learning process designed to develop the capacity of democratic citizens to critically understand and transform all forms of violence and the patterns of thought that justify them, and to envision and pursue a just and peaceful world.

“The primary elements of peace studies focus on the causes that give rise to and sustain violence, approaches to resolving violent conflict, and the articulation and defense of ethical and political principles and values that define the normative conditions of peace, including theories of justice, both ideal and non-ideal,” Snauwaert said.

UT offers an undergraduate minor in peace and justice studies and oversees the Betty A. Reardon Archives, which is housed in the University’s Canaday Center for Special Collections. The collection consists of Reardon’s extensive publications, unpublished manuscripts, curriculum, reports, scholarly presentations, and correspondence from the 1960s to the present about peace studies. The archives of the world-renowned champion of peace education and 2013 nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize have been in the Canaday Center since 2009.


Why We Are Here…

JHCOE faculty, Dr. Revathy Kumar is part of a video released by the UT president’s office this week.  The video serves as a reminder that all UT employees are here for our students and patients.

Take a look.


Finger Print Day – Aug 28, 2018

Complete your background check
in Gillham Hall

ONE DAY ONLY!

As a convenience for our students, FastFingerprintswill be at the Judith Herb College of Education to process background checks on August 28, 2018

A current background checkis required to be on file before any field experience begins.  This is a great opportunity to get your background check completed without having to go to the UT Police or off-campus.

Background checks are requiredfor students who are:

  • taking EDU 1700 Intro to Education
  • taking CIEC 4340 Infant & Toddler
  • completing any professional education-level method/practicum experience

Tuesday August 28, 2018

9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m.
Student Services – 3100 Gillham Hall

Appointment required. Click Here. 

Registration Form: University of Toledo – Judith Herb Collge of Education

(bring the completed registration form with you to your scheduled appointment)

Cost:  $70 for BCI & FBI background check

Payable: cash, check, or credit card

Individual student responsible for payment


Teachers’ Garage Sale – 2018

Sponsor: The Judith Herb College of Education Alumni Affiliate

Join local teachers for a Teacher’s Garage Sale on Saturday, Sept. 29. Donate the classroom supplies that you no longer need and shop the garage sale for new supplies for the school year. The garage sale will be held in the Driscoll Alumni Center Bryan Board Room at The University of Toledo from 9-3 p.m.

The money raised during the one-day garage sale will support the First Year Teacher Fund. The First Year Teacher Fund benefits a senior pursuing a degree in education at the Judith Herb College of Education at the University of Toledo. The Judith Herb College of Education Alumni Affiliate will be collecting donations in Suite 2001G of the Driscoll Alumni Center. If you have donations for the school supplies collection or scholarship fund, or would like more information, please email Samantha at samantha.marchal@utoledo.edu

 

Teachers’ Garage Sale

Saturday Spec 29, 2018

9-3 p.m.

Driscoll Alumni Center Bryan Board Room

The University of Toledo


Dr. Dawn Sandt and her Golden Retriever Hazel Help Special Needs Children

Meet Hazel the Golden Retriever! Hazel and Associate Professor, Dr. Dawn Sandt, reach out to special needs children at a local school. Instant therapy with smiles and grins everywhere!

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http://utnews.utoledo.edu/index.php/04_05_2018/therapy-dog-and-educator-inspire-energize-children-at-local-schools


Welcome to the 2018 New Additions

The Judith Herb College of Education would like to welcome all of our incoming students for Fall Semester.


FREE Poster: Teachers Matter

TEACHERS MATTER

Most of us have had at least one amazing teacher who inspired, influenced, or encouraged us to do better, aim higher, or just be more confident.

Help us promote teaching and a diverse educator workforce…..get a free poster today!

To receive your poster*, send your name and address to Richard.Welsch@utoledo.edu

 

Providing high quality teachers in all classrooms is an effort backed by research and results. Likewise, national research has shown that a students’ race, ethnicity and cultural background significantly influence their achievement, and that kids are better equipped to succeed in an increasingly diverse society when they’re taught by teachers from a variety of cultural backgrounds and ethnicities.

(*Offer available through June 22, 2018)


Graduate Assistant Opportunities

The College of Education and The College of Engineering

The University of Toledo

Dr. Charlene M. Czerniak

 

The University of Toledo is seeking a full time doctoral student from the College of Education and/or the College of Engineering to work on educational programming and research within the National Science Foundation-funded program called NURTURES. The position will be available beginning in the Summer semester of 2018.

 

NURTURES focuses on early childhood science, mathematics and literacy within the context of science teaching. This Discovery Research Prek-12 (DRK-12) grant has funding through Summer 2020 to cover full time graduate assistantships for both the academic year and summers. Summers are required for anyone accepting the assistantship.

 

Doctoral students will be required to participate in both the educational programming (e.g., teaching in the summer institute, coaching teachers, running professional learning communities, and observing / evaluating teachers’ performance in teaching science) and research components of this program (e.g., research on teaching, learning, and family engagement in science; predominately quantitative but may include some qualitative work). Money may be available for travel to conferences when presenting research studies related to project-supported activities. The assistantship covers full time tuition and the college-specific standard stipend for the academic year and summer. Assistantships are awarded contractually for fall, spring and summer separately; renewal is contingent upon availability of funding and student performance on the project.

 

Preference will be given to doctoral students who are in science education, early childhood education, literacy, and engineering. Students in mathematics or technology education or other teacher education backgrounds will also be considered. Masters level students who are attending UT full time all semesters will be considered. Preference will also be given to students who have either attended or worked at our partnering school districts: Airport Community Schools, Elmwood Local Schools, Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West, Genoa Area Local Schools, Ida Public Schools, Monroe County Intermediate School District, Monroe Public Schools, Otsego Local Schools, Pettisville Schools, Seneca East Local Schools, Tiffin City Schools, Washington Local Schools and WSOS Community Action Schools.

 

For more information about the doctoral degree programs offered within the College of Education or the College of Engineering at The University of Toledo, please visit the links below:

College of Education: http://www.utoledo.edu/education/programs/index.html

College of Engineering: http://www.utoledo.edu/engineering/

 

For more information about NURTURES, please visit our website at www.nurtures.utoledo.edu.

 

If you are interested in applying for these graduate assistant opportunities, please send your CV and letter of interest to Grant Wilson at grant.wilson@utoledo.edu.


STEM is Elementary Workshop

The Judith Herb College of Education Technology Committee is hosting a Professional Development opportunity for students, faculty and staff.  Bob Claymier from STEM is Elementary will be on-campus Friday, April 27 for a workshop on STEM learning which will consist of presentation, hands-on activities, exploration of resources and a discussion on integrating STEM into curriculum.  The workshop will be held in Gillham Hall 5300 from 1:00 – 3:00 and all are welcome.  Click below to find the flyer:

STEM is Elementary

rsvp by emailing joshua.spieles@utoledo.edu