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Information Session for New Masters of Science in Teaching Cohort at Urbandale's Rolling Green Elementary

April 13, 2010
Drake's newly designed Masters of Science in Education: Teacher
Effectiveness and Professional Development is coming to the Des Moines
Downtown School.

The program highlights include:

  • 32 semester hours; non-thesis program'
  • Offered jointly by Drake University and the Business/Education Alliance
  • Four hours of elective credit earned in the last five years can be transferred into degree program

Special features of the program include:

  • Classroom application is an integral part of each course
  • Learning experience embedded in the nationally recognized Downtown School
  • Courses delivered by Drake University and the Business/Education Alliance
  • Courses conducted by local, state and national practitioners, as well as Drake professors
  • Courses are aligned with National Board and Iowa Teaching Standards
  • Courses meet at times convenient to practicing classroom educators
  • Student-centered learning program with 18-1 student-teacher ratio

Enrollment details include:

  • New cohort beginning soon
  • Entire degree can be earned in 2 calendar years
  • Students enroll at Drake University School of Education
  • Tuition is current Drake semester hour rate plus technology fee 

Informational meetings will be held at:     


  • Downtown School
    • April 15, 4:30
    • May 12, 5:00
  • Waukee Community Schools
    • April 20, 4:30
  • Rolling Green Elementary in Urbandale
    • May 6, 5:00

RSVP to Renee Shull-Harmon at 


Renee Shull Harmon       

Business/Education Alliance   


Thalya Hanson

Graduate Program Coordinator