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Counseling Education Student Presents at Conference

Counseling Education Student Presents at Conference

Counseling Education student, Renu Suddapalli, recently presented her academic work at a conference. Suddapalli presented at the Race Challenge Conference held in October at Boston College. The theme of the 2019 conference was, “Race, Culture, & White Heterosexual Male Privilege (WHMP): Survival, Resistance, and Healing in the Current Social Climate.” The conference is sponsored by the Institute...

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Dr. Beisser Hosting Pre-Conference Workshop

Dr. Beisser Hosting Pre-Conference Workshop

Sally Beiser, Talented and Gifted Professor, will be hosting a pre-conference workshop on October 13th for the Iowa Talented & Gifted Association’s Annual Fall Conference. The conference, held on October 14th-15th, will offer a variety of keynote speakers and breakout sessions to both general and special education teachers. Dr. Beisser’s workshop is centered around the...

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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...