Raising Funds for Costa Rica Partner School
This spring, the Baylor School of Education (SOE), through its annual Costa Rica Spring Break Service Trip, plans to bring a “library full of books” to the Santa Elena School in San Jose, Costa Rica. Baylor professors and 30 Baylor students will distribute the textbooks during their weeklong service trip beginning March 6, 2015. Please donate by clicking HERE
to support the fundraiser and provide high-quality textbooks to the children of Santa Elena School. Or click "full story" to read more about the SOE and Santa Elena.
Read about the SOE on Newsweek.com
Know someone who is thinking about a career in teaching? Share this Newsweek link! It's a great overview of the excellent teacher preparation program at Baylor School of Education. Hallmarks of the Baylor program include faculty-guided field work, expert and caring faculty, and the benefits of a nationally accredited program.
SOE Graduate Student Quoted in Killeen Daily Herald
SOE graduate student Ashley Wyatt, who is one of 21 Baylor students studying School Psychology in the SOE's Department of Educational Psychology, was quoted in a story in the Killeen Daily Herald about the shortage of school psychologists. Wyatt is completing her first year of internship and will graduate from Baylor next year. Read more:
SOE Hosts "Distinguished Scholars Day"
On Monday, Nov. 10, the School of Education hosted a special day for high-achieving high school seniors who have already been accepted at Baylor and are interested in studying education. The day included tours of campus, Marrs McLean Science Building, and the Education LLC; lunch in Penland Crossroads; and classes taught by our dynamic SOE faculty! See some scenes of the day on the SOE Facebook page:
Update from the Dean Search Committee
The search committee for a new School of Education Dean has received more than 75 nominations or applications for the position and describes the candidate pool as “interesting, talented and diverse.” For a limited time, the committee is still accepting nominations. For the latest update, click here: