Announcements

TPP Program Associate and Lecturer, Torey Willson, was recently named the administrator director of Prison Teaching Initiative (PTI) which has become part of the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning. The move is intended to better support PTI’s many volunteer instructors, who teach college courses to incarcerated students. In addition to being named a director at PTI, Mr. Wilson will continue as a Program Associate with Teacher Prep.
Teacher Preparation is pleased to share with you the Office of the Dean of the College's recent announcement of the promotions of Jason Klugman and QuinnShauna Felder-Snipes.
The Office of the Dean of the College is pleased to announce that Todd Kent will be the director of the Program in Teacher Preparation/Teacher Certification, effective July 17, 2017. Kent will provide leadership for the program, which has been reorganized to focus primarily on teacher certification and various outreach initiatives to local school districts.
For the past 20 years, Dr. Steve Carson has helped to develop over 250 teachers’ understanding of Earth Science content and science practices through multiple QUEST units regarding Weather, Humans’ affects on local Climate, Life and Chemistry in the Ocean, and Climate & the Ocean.  QUEST teachers who have the honor of working with Dr. Carson comment,
Princeton University will honor four exceptional New Jersey secondary school teachers at its 2017 Commencement on Tuesday, June 6. This year’s honorees are Peter Drozd of Union City High School, Emily Rock of Oakcrest High School in Mays Landing, Colleen Tambuscio of New Milford High School and Cory Terry of Ocean City Intermediate School.
Join Teacher Preparation during Reunions for a panel on the Future of K-12 Education on Saturday, June 3, 8:45am, at McCosh 10. Followed by aTeacher Preparation alumni reception in the 1879 Hall Tent at 10:00 am. Greg Farrell ’57, leader in expeditionary learning/outward bound Robert J. Burkhardt, Jr. ’62, founder, Eagle Rock Charter School Diana Foster ’72, works with at-risk students, and with Outdoor Action Mark Peevy ’92, leader in both charter schools and technical education
Good teaching cannot be reduced to technique; good teaching comes from the identity and integrity of the teacher.  ~ Parker Palmer
NEH Summer Institute for Teachers called Slavery in the Colonial North to be held July 9 to 14th, 2017 in the Hudson Valley, 45 minutes from New York City.  Dr. Jacqueline Simmons, Lecturer, Department of Curriculum & Teaching, Teachers College, Columbia University, will be directing the program along with history Prof. Leslie Harris from Northwestern and Prof. Heather Williams from UPenn.
Title: Leadership & Education Reform: Lessons Learned in the Trenches Date: December 6th at 4:00PM Location: Friend Center Convocation Room Speaker: Arnold E. Holtberg '70, U.S. & International Leader in Public & Private Schools   Please join us for a conversation with Arnold E. Holtberg '70 about education reform, leadership and the intricacies of academia. 
Applications for the the U.S. Foundation Fellowship to the Sherborne School are now being accepted. Term date: September 2017 - July 2018. Salary is competitive and two return air fares for the year are included. All interested, recent graduates are encouraged to apply.  This year the School is looking for a specialist in one of the following areas: Art & Design, Mathematics or Music.

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