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Maryville Receives $300,000 Grant for Teacher Education

Sam Hausfather, PhD

March 14, 2011

Maryville University has been awarded a two-year, $300,000 federal grant through the Missouri Department of Higher Education to develop Constructivist Early Childhood Science: Building Inquiring Minds, a program aimed at improving early childhood science education. The program will be coordinated through Maryville’s School of Education and College of Arts and Sciences. The grant partnership includes […]

New Doctoral Program in Higher Education Begins Fall 2011

Education Hooding

February 4, 2011

Beginning in the Fall 2011 semester, Maryville University’s School of Education will offer its second doctoral concentration—the Doctor of Education in Higher Education Leadership program. The program is created for working professionals who desire to build their skills in college and university leadership, administration and teaching. Applications for the degree program are currently being accepted […]

Dean of School of Education weighs in on newly released NCATE recommendations

November 18, 2010

Yesterday, the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), one of the most widely recognized and influential organizations in education in the United States, issued a press release summarizing the recommendations from a panel of experts from around the country. The bottom line: our education system needs teachers better equipped for teaching, and […]

Dean Hausfather Named to National Education Commission

Sam Hausfather, PhD

September 22, 2010

Sam Hausfather, PhD, dean of the School of Education at Maryville University, has been appointed to a national advisory group that will assist the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) in improving clinical teacher preparation programs that are critical to the enhancement of the nation’s K-12 schools. “Maryville has long enjoyed an outstanding […]

School of Education Receives Saigh Foundation Grant

Sam Hausfather, PhD

October 9, 2009

Maryville University’s School of Education has received a $20,000 grant from the Saigh Foundation in St. Louis to develop a Young Scholars program in partnership with the Ferguson-Florissant School District. The project is designed to increase diversity among students in the district’s gifted education program. “This grant allows Maryville’s School of Education to build on […]

School of Education Earns Reaccreditation

May 20, 2009

Maryville University has announced that the School of Education has been reaccredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is the professional accrediting organization for schools, colleges and departments of education in the United States. The review process requires external examination by professionals, teacher candidate performance assessments and evidence that the […]

School of Education Hosts Literacy Workshop

Timothy Rasinski, Ph.D.

March 19, 2009

Maryville University’s School of Education will host a literacy workshop for educators on Tuesday, July 7. Featured speaker Timothy Rasinski, Ph.D., professor of literacy education at Kent State University, will lead a highly interactive session titled, “Motivating Struggling Readers.” Rasinski will demonstrate how teachers can integrate word work, fluency and comprehension instruction. The workshop will […]

Maryville SOE Working with Roosevelt High School

January 11, 2008

ST. LOUIS — With the help of a $15,000 grant from The Boeing Co., Maryville University’s School of Education is assisting teachers and administrators at Roosevelt High School and its neighboring Ninth Grade Center in improving students’ academic performance. “Our goal is to assist Roosevelt High School and the Ninth Grade Center in establishing a […]

Project Makes Education Majors “Street Smart”

December 5, 2007

ST. LOUIS — The term “street smart” has taken on a whole new meaning for sophomores in Maryville University’s School of Education. As part of their School and Society class, the students completed an in-depth project in which they researched and became familiar with an entire street in St. Louis. They worked on the project […]

SOE Sophomores Get Head Start in Classroom

October 18, 2007

Maryville University sophomore Katherine McLaughlin thought her blueprint for success would be a career in architecture. But now, she has designs on a career in teaching. McLaughlin is pursuing a degree in elementary education through Maryville’s School of Education. This year, she is fulfilling her beginning practicum in a third-grade classroom at Barretts Elementary School […]


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