School of Education Faculty Participate in Learning Symposium

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Drake University hosted a Learning Symposium on August 15.  Faculty and staff were invited to participate in various breakout sessions focused on the topic of "Partnering for the Future."

Nine faculty members from the School of Education presented at the event on the following topics:

Building Our Community One Block at a Time
Judy Russell, Director of Head Start

Collaboration of a Local Organization and Drake Students for a J-Term Trip to Ghana
Beth Beschorner, Assistant Professor of Literacy Education and Early Childhood Education
Jill Johnson, Associate Professor of Education

College and Career Readiness: Proactive Strategies to Promote Success
Catherine Gillespie, Associate Dean
Wade Leuwerke, Associate Professor of Education

Curriculum Internationalization: Challenges and Opportunities
Bengu Erguner-Tekinalp, Associate Professor of Education

Including History, Philosophy, and Sociology in STEM
Jerrid Kruse, Associate Professor of Education

Lessons Learned Through International Experiences Supported by Drake International Grants
Matthew Hayden, Assistant Professor of Education
Eunice Merideth, Professor of Education

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