Diane Ravitch Baylor Lecture Rescheduled
Dr. Diane Ravitch, controversial former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, will speak at Baylor University on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 6 p.m. in Waco Hall. Ravitch was originally scheduled to lecture at Baylor in January, but winter weather prevented her from traveling to Waco. Her appearance is part of the Academy for Leader Development Lecture Series and the School of Education Distinguished Lecture Series. The lecture will be free and open to the public, with no tickets or reservations required.
Action Research Symposium will be April 9
Senior interns in the Baylor School of Education’s (SOE) Teacher Education Program will showcase their research to Baylor faculty and to mentor teachers, principals and district administrators from local school districts at the SOE’s Action Research Symposium. The symposium will be held on Thursday, April 9, from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Lee Lockwood Library, 2801 West Waco Drive.
Four SOE Students Named to Who’s Who
Four Baylor School of Education (SOE) seniors were named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges: Ashlyn Cramer, Middle Grades English, Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) major; Audrey Elledge, Middle Grades English, Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) major; Amy Holecek, Elementary Education major; and Allie Smith, Secondary Mathematics major.
Baylor SOE Well Represented at NAPDS Conference
The Baylor School of Education was well represented at the recent conference for the National Association of Professional Development Schools (NAPDS) in Atlanta. Several Baylor SOE faculty members gave presentations, as did Baylor SOE students and representatives from the local Baylor Professional Development School (PDS) campuses.
Baylor SOE Graduate Erin Stamile Joins Staff of Education LLC
Baylor graduate and former Pre-Health Honors Program Coordinator Erin Stamile is now the new Program Director for the Education Living & Learning Center. After applying and interviewing earlier this semester, Stamile stepped into this new position on March 23, 2015. “I would love to get student leaders excited about getting their handprint on the new Education LLC,” Stamile said. “I want them to feel like this is a place they can really call home for years to come.”