SOE prof Dr. Brooke Blevins featured in Wacoan
The August 2014 issue of the Wacoan Magazine features a Q&A with School of Education assistant professor Dr. Brooke Blevins. To find out how she balances her teaching and research at the SOE with family life, read the full story. Whenever you’re in Waco, be sure to pick up the latest issue of the Wacoan! The August issue features SOE graduate and Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty on the cover.
SOE Preservice Teachers Receive State Scholarships
Two students in the School of Education (SOE) were awarded the Mathematics Preservice Teacher Scholarship from the Texas Council of Teachers of Mathematics (TCTM). Both Baylor students from the Department of Curriculum & Instruction were announced as recipients during the annual Conference for the Advancement of Mathematic Teachers in Fort Worth July 21-23.
Education Will Be Focus of New Living-Learning Center
Baylor University has announced its newest living-learning center (LLC) will be the Education Living-Learning Center, opening fall 2015 in the newly remodeled South Russell Residence Hall. The Education LLC will house not only teacher education majors, but any Baylor students with an interest in becoming educators in any capacity.
Search Committee Selected for SOE Dean Search
The Baylor Executive Vice President and Provost’s Office has announced faculty and staff members chosen to serve on the Education Dean Search Committee. Dr. Jon Engelhardt, dean of the Baylor School of Education for the past seven years, has announced his intent to retire at the end of the 2014-15 school year.
SOE Grad Named Regional Superintendent of the Year
Baylor School of Education graduate Dr. Michael McFarland, superintendent of Lancaster ISD, is the Region 10 Superintendent of the Year. The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) announced winners in each of the state’s eighteen regions. Five finalists will be named in August, and the statewide winner will be announced in September at the convention of TASB and the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA).