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December Graduation Deadline!

Graduation applications are due October 20!
September 17, 2008

Connecting the Pieces: Iowa Community Education Conference

Community Education, Youth Development, Afterschool, Character Education, 21 Century Grants, Innovative Programs and More! Everyone's welcome. Register Today! Contact Martha McCormick at 515-979-3311.
September 11, 2008

Info Sessions for Master of Ed Leadership Program in Mason City

Attend one of the information session to learn about the the masters of education leadership. Classes will begin in January and take place at NIACC in Mason City.
September 5, 2008

Prof. Gillespie Conducts Study on Music in Pre-School Classrooms

Catherine Gillespie, Professor of Early Childhood Education, along with Kendra Glider, conducted a study on the role of music in pre-school classrooms. They presented their findings their findings at the Early Childhood Research Conference in Washington, D.C. last June. An article describing the study and their findings was accepted for publication in Early Child Development […]
August 29, 2008

Drake Head Start By the Numbers

Drake Head Start is the largest Head Start program in the state of Iowa. The numbers tell the story.
August 21, 2008

Head Start Day at the Zoo

"Do the Zoo" with Drake Head Start
August 21, 2008

2008 James McMahon Institute

Hidden Curriculum: The Keys to Understanding Issues that Affect Student Success
June 18, 2008

Congratulations to the SOE Graduates

For a list of the Drake University School of Education Class of 2008, please visit  
May 18, 2008

Fatherhood Conference hosted by Drake Head Start

Olmsted Center, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
May 15, 2008

Mentor Teacher Reception

Old Main's Levitt Hall, 5:30
May 6, 2008

Honors Society Inducts New Members

Kappa Delta Pi, the Education honors society, welcomed 21 new members.
April 29, 2008

Online Endorsement Program Wins IDLA Award

Drake University School of Education’s online Gifted and Talented Endorsement for K-12 Educators was honored with an award from the Iowa Distance Learning Association.
April 29, 2008

Education Leaders Give Advise to Honor Society Members

Kappa Delta Pi inducted new members and hosted a panel discussion with education leaders about the job seeking and interview processes.
April 23, 2008

Government Services Career Fair

1-4 pm, Cowles Library Reading Room All Majors Welcome!
April 22, 2008

Carter Smith Receives PEO Scholarship

Linda Murphy, a member of PEO, presents Tisha with her scholarship as Dean McMahill watches. Tisha Carter Smith, a third year education major, was the recipient of a scholarship from the organization PEO. The financial support was very much appreciated by Tisha who is balancing her studies at Drake with her family life in Minnesota. […]
April 16, 2008