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Rehabilitation Counseling Program Rated a Best Graduate School for Health

Rehabilitation Counseling Program Rated a Best Graduate School for Health

The Rehabilitation Counseling Program offered through the School of Education at Drake University was recently rated as one of the Best Graduate Schools for Health according to the U.S.News and World Report. This ranking is based on the results of peer assessment surveys sent to administrators and faculty of accredited degree programs. Respondents rated the...

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School of Education Partnership with Kosovo

Dr. Sally Beisser and Dr. Jennifer Thoma from the Drake University School of Education (SOE) are traveling to Kosovo March 1-8 in continuation of the partnership between Drake University and the Kosovo Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology (MEST). Dr. Beisser and Dr. Thoma will conduct professional development workshops in contemporary teaching methods for faculty...

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Outstanding Educator of the Year Award Granted to Kruse

Dr. Jerrid Kruse, Associate Professor of Education, was selected as the 2019 Outstanding Science Teacher Educator of the Year by the Association of Science Teacher Education (ASTE). The award was announced at ASTE’s annual international conference held in Savannah, Georgia on January 3-5. The award is chosen based on six criteria: (1) Competency in Teaching,...

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Undocumented to Hyperdocumented: The Power of Documentation

Assistant professor, Aurora Chang, will speak about undocumented students on April 4 at 7 p.m in Olin Hall, Room 101.  One of the strategies that undocumented students have employed to “earn” citizenship is to academically achieve. In this talk, Aurora Chang, assistant professor at Loyola University Chicago, shares the lessons she has learned on her journey/transition...

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IEREA Conference 2017

Drake University School of Education doctoral students and faculty recently attended the Iowa Education Research and Evaluation Associate (IEREA) conference at the ACT Center in Iowa City, IA on December 1. IEREA is the state association for the national professional organization – the American Education Research Association (AERA). Several doctoral students, faculty, and recent graduates...

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Documentary and Panel Discussions Offered

The East Asian Studies minor is pleased to announce the viewing of the documentary film, TYRUS.  TYRUS is Pamela Tom’s tour-de-force documentary about the late Tyrus Wong, a Guangzhou-born, L.A. based visual artist and his personal and professional journey navigating racial bigotry in 20th century America. Tom’s film includes illuminating interviews and commentary from Wong himself...

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Sally Beisser Chosen as a Levitt Distinguished Professor

The Ellis and Nelle Levitt Distinguished Professorship has long been an important way to recognize and reward superior performance by Drake University faculty members.  Only one new Levitt Professor was selected this year, and it was given to Sally Beisser, Professor in the School of Education.   The criteria for selection included teaching effectiveness as demonstrated by...

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Counselor Education Program Recognized

Iowa Mental Health Counselors Association honored the Counselor Education Program in the School of Education for their continued support of the organization. Their note stated, “Drake has produced some very active therapists who have contributed a great deal to our organization. Drake has promoted and encouraged membership and activities that we have hosted and we...