Beginning on January 13, 2014, the College of Education and Human Development, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the University’s Writing Center announce a new program designed to provide content tutoring and one-on-one mentoring to all students facing any of the Michigan Tests for Teacher Certification.
Modeled after several successful student intervention programs offered in schools in Southwest Michigan, the MTTC Lunch ‘N Learn Program will run during the Fall and Spring semesters on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:00 – 1:30 in 4140 Sangren Hall for content tutoring and mentoring, as well as Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 – 5:00 for study support.
Any and all are welcome to join Lunch ‘N Learn! Feel free to contact Dr. Tracy DeMars for more information, and watch for content tutoring schedules throughout the coming semester.
Posted December 5
CoEHD Dean attends community reading event
The Kalamazoo Public Library along with Southwest Michigan Reading Council recently presented the public with “Family Literacy Fun Monday”. The dean of the College of Education and Human Development was able to attend the event and engage in reading activities with children of the Kalamazoo community and their parents. The event, which was held on Monday, November 18, is given a few times throughout the year at the Central Library and includes many activities focused on supporting family literacy.
Posted December 4
Dean Wins Award
The College of Education and Human Development’s new dean, Dr. Ming Li, has been chosen as this year’s honoree for an international award honoring outstanding service. Li will receive the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM)’s Garth Paton Distinguished Service Award during their annual meeting this spring. This award recognizes member’s hard working contributions to the organization and will be presented to Dr. Li at the annual conference on May 27 to 31 in Pittsburgh. Dr. Li is an active member of NASSM, the largest international professional association in the field of sport management, and has previously served as president of the organization. Congratulations on this high honor!
Posted November 22
College of Education and Human Development student, Lexie Sittsamer, is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from the State of Michigan Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) International. Phi Delta Kappa International is the premier professional association for educators. For more than 100 years, it has focused its work on the tenets of service, research, and leadership. Congratulations Lexie!
Posted April 29