Monica Hiller began student teaching fifth grade classes at Rollingwood Elementary School.
Education officials are partnering with Oklahoma City Community College to arrange scholarships in support of training better teachers in Oklahoma City.
Officials recently announced the addition of a new master’s degree program in elementary teaching.The new program is geared toward adult students holding a bachelor’s degree in any discipline who wish to teach elementary-age students.
OCU officials have announced the addition of a new master’s degree program in Elementary Teaching. Classes in the program will begin in summer 2015. In a statement about the program, Elizabeth Willner, the director of teacher education, said that a need for more qualified public school teachers motivated university officials to begin the new program.
Kayle Marshall, OCU senior, was selected as an OKC Thunder Girl for the 2014-2015 season.She has been selected as one of eight new women joining the 20 member squad. Marshall is a senior education major at OCU, and has been a member of the OCU Pom Squad since her freshman year. During her time on…
The OCU chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, an academic honors society, has been recognized as a Chapter of Merit.
OCU’s chapter was one of 50 across the country to be honored with the distinction.
By Ally Hansen President Obama gave his State of the Union Address February 12. He presented several plans for education, including preschool for all children, a “college scorecard”, high-tech education rewards, better school buildings, and clearer financial aid. To read more about the education ideas discussed, or to watch the video, click here.
OCU plans to host the Connecting Across Cultures Conference for the second consecutive year to educate teachers on multicultural education.
By Ally Hansen The U.S. Department of Education recently announced that schools must provide extracurricular activities for students with disabilities, including varsity sports. Schools will have to create new activities if existing ones do not meed the guidelines. To learn more about this story click here. `
After a woman from Bridgeport, CT., enrolled her 6-year-old son in a Norwalk elementary school, she was charged with stealing $15,686 for the cost of her child’s public education, according to the Stamford Advocate.