Impcat | Fall 2014

Fall 2014 Edition

Oct
6
2014
Cover Story: SOE Programs Lead to New Collaboration
Baylor Center for Developmental Disabilities is a collaborative effort between Baylor University and McLane Children’s Scott & White. The Center aims grew out of programs in the Baylor School of Education and celebrated a new location on April 1, 2014.
Oct
5
2014
Message from the Dean
This issue's message from Dr. Jon Engelhardt, dean of the Baylor School of Education, provides several important news items from the School of Education.
Oct
3
2014
Annual Update: SOE by the Numbers
How many student does the SOE have? What the pass rate on the state teaching exams? How many graduate degrees does the SOE grant? Find out all of that and more!
Oct
1
2014
Annual Update: SOE News Briefs
The School of Education moved to a new home, the Department of Educational Administration added a new PdD degree, and the accreditation process is under way for the SOE.
Sep
30
2014
Annual Update: Giving to the SOE
Thanks to generous donors, giving to the SOE has risen in recent years. But the SOE still has a significant need for student scholarships in teacher education.
Sep
25
2014
Alumni Q&A: Jodi Duron
Jodi Isaac Duron, BSEd ’91, MSEd ’93, EdD ’00, has been superintendent of Elgin ISD since July 2012. The district serves 4,200 students in the rural town, located 20 miles east of Austin.
Sep
24
2014
Web Extra: Jodi Duron
Read what SOE professors remember about working with Dr. Jodi Duron, now superintendent at Elgin ISD, after she earned three degrees in Baylor's School of Education.
Sep
21
2014
2014 Homecoming Tailgate
School of Education Alumni are invited to join the SOE for a tailgate in the courtyard of the Marrs McLean Science Building. Sign up at this link. It's free, but reservations are required.
Sep
21
2014
HHPR Department Moves to New College
Baylor University announced in May the establishment of a College of Health and Human Sciences that will unite four existing academic units, including the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation (HHPR), a department of the School of Education.
Sep
21
2014
Newest Living-Learning Center will House Future Educators
Baylor University’s 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.
Sep
21
2014
SOE Awards & Honors
SOE faculty members, students, and community partnerships received numerous awards in 2013-14. Five students and three different SOE programs were recognized by the Texas Quest for Quality program.
Sep
21
2014
SOE Excellence at the Highest Levels
The SOE’s graduate programs are among the most productive in the University, calculated by publications and presentations. Read more about our doctoral graduates for 2013-14.
Sep
21
2014
West Tragedy Can’t Stop SOE Student Amy Holecek
The Carpenter Endowed Scholarship in the SOE helped West survivor Amy Holecek stay enrolled at Baylor.