School of Education presents Baylor signs to three Midway ISD Professional Development Schools
Baylor University School of Education celebrated its Midway ISD PDS (professional development school) campuses today by presenting specialty Baylor signage to its two new partner PDS campuses and to Midway High School, which has been a PDS for five years. The two new schools are Spring Valley Elementary and Midway Middle School.
Two SOE Teacher Candidates Honored as “Exemplary”
Two recent graduates of the Baylor School of Education (SOE), Lynette Atkinson and Stephanie Limes, received recognition this summer from Quest for Quality as outstanding teacher candidates in the state of Texas. A collaboration between CREATE (Center for Research, Education and Advancement of Teacher Education) and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Quest for Quality identifies exemplary teacher candidates and exceptional practices in university-based teacher-preparation programs in the state of Texas.
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.